How corruption has damaged Armenia’s environment


It’s now more than a month since anti-government demonstrations in Armenia forced the government of Serzh Sargsyan to resign. At the heart of the protest movement was anger over widespread corruption. Open-pit mining has left scars on the tiny country’s beautiful landscape. Corruption allowed developers to flaunt environmental regulations and locals’ rights, as FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reports.
A programme prepared by Gaëlle Essoo and Patrick Lovett.

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