Gurgen Nikolyan

European Court of Human Rights addressed questions to the RA Government in regard to “Nikolyan v. Armenia” case On November 17, 2016 the European Court of Human Rights communicated the “Nikolyan v. Armenia” complaint. The case was submitted to the European of Court of Human Rights by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” on November […]

The problem of sewage and stench on the first floor of “Nubarashen” Penitentiary is solved. Response of the RA Ministry of Justice

On April 12, 2017 members of the Group of Public Observers Conducting Public Monitoring in Penitentiary Institutions and Bodies of the RA Ministry of Justice visited RA RA MoJ “Nubarashen” Penitentiary. During the visit the members of the Group of Observers detected that there is a stench in the corridor adjacent to #7 quarantine cell […]

Though V. Avetisyan is free, violation of a personality right remains: advocate (video)

Today reserve colonel Volodya Avetisyan, who was sentenced to 6 years’ imprisonment, has been released from Vardashen PI. For 6 times he applied for an early release, but the independent committee refused Volodya Avetisyan for 6 times without any justification. “A1+” hosted Araks Melkonyan, representative-advocate of Volodya Avetisyan, to talk on the topic. Watch details […]

Second study on civil participation in decision making in EaP published

A new study on “Civil Participation in Decision Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries Part II: Practice and Implementation” has just been published. It contains 24 case studies from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus, and includes a set of recommendations for each country, lessons learned for the Eastern Partnership region and […]

RA criminal court of appeals has rejected the application to grant early conditional release to Volodya Avetisyan

Volodya Avetisyan, who was sentenced to six-year imprisonment and his advocate, requested the Criminal Court of Appeals to make a decision on early conditional release for Volodya Avetisyan. The Independent Committee has rejected the application of early conditional release for 6 times all without any justification. “No justification, no ground explanation was received by V. […]

The rejection of the application on the early conditional release of Volodya Avetisyan has been submitted to the court of appeals

The Court of Appeal will examine the appeal on early conditional release on 17 May 2017 at 14:00. Araks Melkonayn, Lawyer of the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO, advocate of freedom fighter Volodya Avetisyan applied to the Court of Appeals to appeal the decision N ԵԷԴ/0009/15/17 adopted by the First Instance Court or Erebuni […]