The Danger is not Permanent Characteristic for the Person who committed a Crime

It was confirmed by the European Court of Human Rights, that the danger is not a permanent characteristics for the person who committed a crime. That is why, while discussing the issue of danger of a person, it should be checked whether the factor of danger during the committing of the crime is continuous or […]

Information Note On the Activity of the Highest Judicial Council

The current information note was elaborated by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO on October of 2018. The information note reflects the arbitrariness regarding the selection procedure of judge candidates by the Highest Judicial Council. The latter had different manifestations and mainly regarded the judge candidates, who did not have previous work experience and were advocates at private companies.  […]

The Report on the OECD Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan Fourth Evaluation Round was presented

On October 26 of 2018, the delegation of the OECD Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Monitoring Group made a study visit to Armenia. During the study visit, the delegation members had meetings with the representatives of state bodies and civil society. The report on the fourth round evaluation of the […]

The decision made on the discontinuation of the proceeding instituted in regard to the citizens who suffered the ill treatment of the police activities on July 29 of 2016 in Sari Tagh has been appealed

On October 10 of 2018, “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO filed an appeal to the Prosecutor General’s Office against the decision made on September 18 of 2018 to discontinue the proceeding of the criminal case number 61205016 instituted in the Special Investigation Service in regard to the citizens who suffered the ill treatment of […]

Democracy: In need of a critical update?

The 22nd annual Conference on the topic “Democracy: In need of a critical update?” was held in Prague on October 7-9, 2018. The conference was hosted by a wide range of illustrious personalities from a number of fields – politicians, philosophers, authors, activists and dissidents, policy analysts, entrepreneurs, or artists. Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of […]

The Decision of the Appelate Administrative court on the case Haykuhi Harutyunyan against the RA Police

On October 2 of 2018, the RA Court of Administrative Appeal (chaired by Judge Ara Babayan) made a decision to partially satisfy the appeal submitted by Haykuhi Harutyunyan, Lawyer, President of the «Protection of Rights without Borders» NGO on the case Number ՎԴ/1043/05/16. Particularly, the Court of Appeal recognized the police activities illegal, in the […]


On October 3 of 2018, the Administrative Chamber of the RA Court of Cassation (chaired by Judge Ervand Khundaryan) made a decision to reject the application in regard to the administrative case number ՎԴ/1031/05/16 submitted by the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO regarding the decision made by the RA Administrative Court of Appeal on […]