Armenia has been a “Leader” by the mortality cases in prisons in Europe for years

The annual surveys on the “prison inhabitation” of the Council of Europe member states published in Strasbourg contain serious numbers in regard to the mortality cases of prisoners in Armenian penitentiary institutions. Since 2010, each year, among the Council of Europe member states, the highest indexes of the mortality cases in the prisons have been […]

Statement on judgment on case of “Zhirayr Sefilyan and others

The verdict on the case of “Zhirayr Sefilyan and Others” was published in the hall of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Yerevan Shengavit Administrative District (Judge Tatevik Grigoryan) on March 20 of 2018. The commander of the Shushi special battalion Zhirayr Sefilyan was sentenced to the strictest imprisonment 10 years and 5 months and […]

Presentation of the report on “Behind the wall: The right to fair trial in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer”

On March 19 of 2018, the presentation of the report on “Behind the wall: The right to fair trial in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer”” elaborated by the Civic Solidarity Platform (www.civicsolidarity.org), which had a fact finding mission in Armenia, took place in “Nairi” hall of Ani Plaza hotel. The report summarizes the outcomes of […]

Report on “Behind the wall: The right to fair trial in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer”

The right to fair trial in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer”” elaborated by the Civic Solidarity Platform . The report summarizes the outcomes of the facts finding mission conducted by the Civic Solidarity Platform within the scope of International Partnership for Human Rights. The  NGOs “Protection of Rights without Borders” and “Helsinki Association” supported the […]

Case of Teymurazyan v. Armenia

The European Court of Human Rights made a decision on the case of Teymurazyan v. Armenia on March 15 of 2018. Araks Melkonyan, lawyer of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO presented the interests of the applicant V. Teymurazyan at the ECHR. The ECHR recorded a violation of the right to illegal detention, as […]

The EaP CSF calls for the meaningful engagement with civil society at the launch of the new Eastern Partnership structure and the Senior Officials Meeting

On 12 March, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) took part in the formal launch of the renewed Eastern Partnership architecture attended by high-level officials from the EaP countries and the EU. Being a major civil society stakeholder, the Forum plays a constructive role in the framework of the Eastern Partnership along with the […]

Vardan Teymurazyan

The European Court of Human Rights made a decision on the case of Teymurazyan v. Armenia on March 15 of 2018. Araks Melkonyan, lawyer of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO presented the interests of the applicant V. Teymurazyan at the ECHR. The ECHR recorded a violation of the right to illegal detention, as […]

Address by the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum  at the launch event of the new structure for the Eastern Partnership

On March 12 of 2018, the launching event of the new architecture of European Union’s Eastern Partnership was organized, which was followed by the meeting of high-ranking officials of the European Union, as well as the foreign ministers of Eastern Partnership member states. Within the scope of the meeting, the methodological and technical issues for […]