According to the report, a group of police officials launched force against a citizen

A criminal case is initiated in RA Special Investigation Service based on the materials prepared according to the report of Sevak Voskanyan, the citizen of Sevan city, Gegharkunik marz. So, Sevak Voskanyan gave a report that on 18 August 2017 he was forcefully taken into Gegharkunik marz department by a group of police officers, and […]

The ECHR will examine the legitimacy of the (video) decisions made against the opposition

The European Court of Human Rights will soon examine the next case of political significance received from Armenia. A few days before, the ECHR registered the complaint-applications on the cases of Hovsep Khurshudyan, David Sanasaryan, Armen Martirosyan and Vahagn Ghumashyan. The oppositionists detained after the operations of “Sasna Tsrer” appealed the legitimacy of the decision […]

A story of revenge

The European Court of Human Rights, informed by the letter dated July 27 of 2017 informed, that the complaint-applications on the application of detention as a preventive measure against Hovsep Khurshudyan, Davit Sanasaryan, Armen Martirosyan and Vahagn Ghumashyan have been registered by the Court. It is beyond suspect, that the next decisions against Armenia will […]

The complaint-applications on the cases of the participants in Sari Tagh events are in the ECHR

Yesterday it became known, that the European Court of Human Rights registered the complaint-applications on the cases of the representatives of “Heritage Party” Hovsep Khurshudyan, David Sanasaryan, Armen Martirosyan and Vahagn Ghumashyan. On July 12 of 2017, the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO in cooperation with a number of advocates applied to the ECHR. […]

Armen Martirosyan, Hovsep Khurshudyan, Davit Sanasaryan, Vahagn Ghumashyan

By the letter dated July 27 of 2017, the European Court of Human Rights informed, that the complaint-applications on the cases of Hovsep Khurshudyan, David Sanasaryan, Armen Martirosyan and Vahagn Ghumashyan in regard to the use of detention as a preventive measure. On August 1 of 2016, an intervention on the application of preventive measure […]

Reference on human rights and justice crisis in Armenia during the months of January and July of 2017

Reference on human rights and justice crisis in armenia during the months of january and july of 2017 “Protection of rights without borders” elaborated the information note that summarizes the criminal persecution instituted against the participants of “Sasna Tsrer” group activities and other related events, as well as the human rights violations during the trial on […]

Response of the Chamber of Advocates of RA to the Statement of the Civic Solidarity Platform

On August 11 of 2017, the RA Chamber of Advocates responded to the announcement made by the Civil Solidarity Platform on the high-level cases in Armenia directed towards the RA state agencies and RA Chamber of Advocates, particularly on the criminal persecution instituted against the advocates involved in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer” group activities […]

Attorney Arayik Papikyan from the Helsinki Assocation reported being threatened

It is a long time the Helsinki Association has been voicing that the organization’s lawyers have been subjected to harassment in the performance of their professional duties. It has mainly been carried on by courts and law enforcement agencies. Unfortunately, this has become usual. The atmosphere of impunity formed around this vicious and condemnable phenomenon […]

Civil Society demands to stop hindering professional activities of lawyers

  The civil society is highly concerned about the cases regarding the hindrance of professional activities of the advocates of the “Sasna Tsrer” Armed Group members, “Zhiryr Sefilyan and friends”, as well as the cases “Nork Armed Group”. The Law Enforcement Bodies, in cooperation with the judiciary hindered the professional activities of the advocates thus […]