An Opinion in the Right to Freedom of Assembly and Associations

The opinion was elaborated and presented to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of assemblies and associations back in December of 2018.

Particularly, the problems and facts related to the violation of the right to freedom of assemblies and associations during the Organization’s activities are presented in the opinion.

The problems related to the protection of the right to freedom assemblies and associations during the “Electric Yerevan” movement within the period of July 17-31 of 2016, as well as during the events within the period of April 16-23 in the Republic of Armenia and the violations by the RA law enforcement bodies.

The issues regarding the right to the freedom of assemblies and associations were also raised in the opinion, particularly; the Organization expressed its concern on the RA draft law on making amendments to the RA Law on “Non-governmental organizations”

Opinion on the Right to Freedom of Assemblies and Associations