Following the 8 May firebombing of a gay-friendly bar in Yerevan and the disruption by ultra-nationalists of a march for diversity two weeks later, the Huffington Posts asks if Armenia is slowly sliding towards fascism? In recent months nationalist actions have become more evident in the predominantly mono-ethnic country, including in April when a prominent peace activist was attacked, much to the concern of international human rights groups. And as even government officials have launched their own right-wing movements, Unzipped reposts the blog entry saying that alarm bells should now be ringing.
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