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Criminal Code of Armenia (excerpts)

Article 63. Circumstances aggravating liability and punishment
1. Circumstances aggravating the liability and punishment are as follows:
(…)
(6) committal of crime by ethnic, racial or religious motives, for religious fanatism, as revenge for other people’s legitimate actions;
(…)
2. Based on the nature of the crime, the court may consider the circumstances mentioned in points 10 and 14 of part 1 of this Article not aggravating.
3. When assigning punishment the court cannot take into account other circumstances not mentioned in part 1 of this Article.
4. If the circumstance mentioned in part 1 of this Article, is envisaged in the appropriate article of the Special Part of this Code as an element of a crime, then it cannot be repeatedly taken into account as a circumstance aggravating the liability and the punishment.
 
Article 104. Murder
1. Murder is illegal willful deprivation of one’s life punished with imprisonment for 6 to 12  years.
2. Murder:
(…)
(13) out of motives of national, racial or religious hatred or religious fanatism;
is punished with 8-15  years of imprisonment or for life
.
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Article 112. Infliction of willful heavy damage to health.
1. Infliction of willful bodily damage which is dangerous for life or caused loss of eye-sight, speech, hearing or any organ, loss of functions of the organ, or was manifested in irreversible ugliness on face, as well as caused other damage dangerous for life or caused disorder, accompanied with the stable loss of no less than one third of the capacity for work, or with complete loss of the professional capacity for work obvious for the perpetrator, or caused disruption of pregnancy, mental illness, drug or toxic addiction, is punished with imprisonment for the term of 3 to 7 years.
2. The same act, committed:
(…)
(12) with motives of national, racial or religious hatred or religious fanatism;
is punished with imprisonment for the term of 5 to 10 years.

Article 113. Infliction of willful medium-gravity damage to health.
1. Infliction of willful bodily injure or any other damage to health which is dangerous for life and did not cause consequences envisaged in Article 114 of this Code, but caused protracted health disorder or significant stable loss of no less than one third of the capacity to work, is punished with arrest for the term of 3 to 6 months or imprisonment for the term of up to 3 years.
2. The same act, if committed:
(…)
(7) with motives of national, racial or religious hatred or religious fanatism,
is punished with imprisonment for the term of up to 5 years

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Article 119. Torture.
1. Torture is willfully causing strong pain or bodily or mental sufferance to a person, if this did not cause consequences envisaged in Articles 112 and 113, is punished with imprisonment for the term up to 3 years.
2. The same actions, committed:
(…)
(7) with motives of national, racial or religious hatred or religious fanatism,
is punished with imprisonment for the term of 3 to 7 years
.
(...)

Article 185. Willful destruction or spoilage of property.
1. Willful destruction or spoilage of somebody’s property, which caused significant damage, is punished with a fine in the amount of 50 to 100 minimal salaries, or correctional labor for up to 1 year,  or with arrest for the term of up to 2 months, or with imprisonment for the term of up to 2 years.
2. Same action which:
(…)
(4) was committed for motives of national, racial or religious hatred or religious fanatism, is punished with imprisonment for the term of up to 4 years.
3. Actions envisaged in parts 1 or 2 of this Article, which:
(…)
(3) caused destruction of items of historical, scientific or cultural value,
is punished with imprisonment for the term of 2 to 6 years.
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Article 265. Outrageous treatment of dead bodies or burial places.
1. Outrageous treatment of a dead body or a burial place, destruction, damage or desecration of cemetery facilities or items, or places allocated for memorial ceremonies,
is punished with a fine in the amount of 300 to 500 minimal salaries, or with arrest for the term up to 2 months.
2. The same actions which were committed:
(…)
(2) by motives of national, racial or religious hatred;
are punished with a fine in the amount of 400 to 800 minimal salaries, or with arrest for 1 to 3 months or with arrest up to 3 years
.