The Statement of Anahit Tarkhanyan: wife of Andreas Ghukasyan

The Statement of Anahit Tarkhanyan: wife of Andreas Ghukasyan,  President of the RA presidential candidate in 2013 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Radio Hay 06.11.2017 Սկսած 2013 թ՝ այն պահից, երբ Անդրիաս Ղուկասյանը առաջադրեց իր թեկնածությունը նախագահական ընտրություններում և երկրում իշխանության հանդեպ ձևավորված մենաշնորհին մարտահրավեր նետեց, սկսվեցին մեր ընտանիքի համակարգված հետապնդումները, իսկ […]

Approaches of “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative Regarding comprehensive and extended partnership agreement To Be Signed between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia

Highlighting the importance of establishment and strengthening of public trust towards the activity of the state, as well as the European Union, “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative (hereinafter Partnership) welcomes the publication of the text of the Agreement. The Partnership: Highlights the importance of the publication of the text of the Agreement as a first […]

EaP CSF Armenian National Platform STATEMENT On the Publication of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union

18.10.2017 Armenian National Platform of the EaP Civil Society Forum welcomes the publication of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union, submitted to the Council of the European Union for a decision. We consider this step as evidence of an efficient negotiation process and display of complete […]

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 […]

Armenia: harassment of lawyers working on high-profile cases

We, the undersigned members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) – a network of human rights NGOs from Europe, the former Soviet Union and North America – are seriously concerned that independent defense lawyers working on high-profile cases in Armenia have been subjected to harassment and obstruction by state agents in the performance of their […]

ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS

Two violation cases towards the journalists and four cases of different hindrance were recorded during the Yerevan Municipal Elections. Particularly, Sisak Gabrielyan, journalist of “Liberty” Radio Station was attacked and beaten at the Republican Party Headquarters located in Nar-Dos Street. Tatev Khachctryan, correspondent of “Armtimes.com” news agency, was subjected to violence at School N 64 […]

The response of the Special Investigation Service concerning the special public report of the Republic of Armenia Human Rights Defender

RA Special Investigation Service extremely highlights the activities regulated by the law, carried out by the Human Rights Defender with the purpose of quick and adequate response to the violations of human rights in the process of establishment of legitimacy in all aspects of public relations and thus preventing such in the future. The criticalassumptions […]

The Ombudsman is criticized for his words on the demonstrations held in Sari Tagh

The Article is also available in Armenian. Սարի թաղ ուղևորված երթի՝ ոչ խաղաղ նպատակներ ունենալու մասին Օմբուդսմենի հայտարարությամբ իշխանությունները ցանկանում են արդարացնել ոստիկանական բռնությունները՝ մեկնաբանելով Մարդու իրավունքների պաշտպանի երեկվա պնդումը՝ «Ազատությանն» ասաց լրագրողների «Ասպարեզ» ակումբի ղեկավար Լևոն Բարսեղյանը: Վերջինս նախորդ տարվա հուլիսի 29-ին անակնկալ կերպով Սարի թաղ շարժված երթի առաջին շարքերում էր․ – «Ակնհայտորեն իշխանությունը […]

Civil Society Demands an Investigation into the Fact of Organized and Mass Abuse of Administrative Resources

Statement 12 April 2017 On 24 March 2017, the Union of Informed Citizens NGO (“UIC”) exposed[1] outrageous abuse of public and administrative resources for the benefit of the Republican Party of Armenia (“RPA”) during the Republic of Armenia National Assembly election campaign by staff of a number of community and district municipalities and regional government […]