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Protect Armenia\'s Progress - Election 2008

26 Signatures Goal: 100

We, as citizens of the United States and/or Armenia, urge the United States State Department to condemn the attempts by an opposition candidate, Levon Ter-Petrosian, to illegally seize power after losing in the recent Armenian Presidential election, which was pronounced by the main international vote-monitoring mission jointly deployed by the OSCE, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament as largely democratic and fair. Based on Ter-Petrosian\'s previous track record as President of Armenia, we believe that if he is allowed to illegally grab the presidency, it will reverse Armenia\'s hard earned substantial progress towards democracy and economic welfare. We urge the United States government to intervene and prevent a repetition of Levon Ter-Petrosian\'s dictatorial presidency, which in the 1990\'s was smeared by high level of corruption, regularly falsified elections condemned by international monitors, government sponsored persecutions of political opponents, economic hardships and violent oppression of individual freedom and liberty. We, the undersigned, in the interests of preserving the welfare of the Armenian people and of preventing any setbacks from the path to democracy in Armenia, request that the United States government take a firm stand in favor of democracy and human rights by publicly condemning Levon Ter-Petrosian\'s on-going attempts at an unpopular coup.

Sponsor

Armenian Progress Coalition A public action group aimed at protecting, preserving and promoting the progress of the democracy and welfare in Armenia.

Links

http://www.armeniapedia.org/index.phptitle=Levon_Ter_Petrosian

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Signatures

  • 7 years ago
    Nicole Simmons United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Alex Simonian United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    K. Nishida United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Christine Kachatryan United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Arman Mkhitaryan Armenia
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Vazg Gharibyan United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Peggy United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    V.Papanyan United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Gaik Ambartsoumian United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Tatevik Ambartsoumian United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Gail Schroeder United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Shushanik Papanyan United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    vartan Spain
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    David Whitehurst United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Suren Soghomonyan United States
    7 years ago
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