Announcement on the Preconditions of Organising Free and Fair Elections

Prior to the elections of the Council of the Elders of Yerevan City, we, the undersigned organizations reaffirm the importance of preconditions directed towards the insurance of organizing free and fair elections, about which it was announced back in April of 2018. According to the democratic criteria, in order to organize free and transparent elections,  […]

Statement: We demand from the RA National Assembly to form an ad hoc ethics committee in accordance with the established procedure and to discuss the conduct of the Vice President of the RA National Assembly

On July 17, 2018, during the session of the parliamentary factions committee for reforming the Electoral Code, Arpine Hovhannisyan, Vice President of the RA National Assembly, said about Daniel Ioannisyan, Secretary to the Election Law Reform Committee under the office of the RA Prime Minister, “What should we discuss with this mentally retarded?” She said […]

Announcement on the draft Labour code

We, the undersigned civil society organizations are expressing our concern over the RA Draft Law on “Making Amendments and Supplements to the RA Draft Labor Code” elaborated by the RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. In performance to the command of the previous Government, back in 2017 a draft law was elaborated, which, as […]

Statement

15.05.2018  We, the below-signed organizations of civil society, welcome the victory of the People and value the awakening of civil self-awareness and dignity. We appreciate the principles proclaimed by the Prime Minister for achieving responsible, transparent, and accountable governance. We comprehend the gravity of the problems faced by and the difficulty of the work to […]

PRWB will undertake the Protection of the Victims

“Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO informs, that a criminal case based on the reports presented on the legal activities of the police during the period of April 13-24 of 2018 was instituted. The Organization applied to everybody, who suffered the ill treatmen of police including injuries as a result of use of special measures, […]

The United States Urges Constructive Dialogue in Armenia

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON April 24, 2018 The coming days represent a historic moment for the people of Armenia and its elected leaders, as they embark on the process of forming a new government.  We urge all sides to engage constructively, within the legal framework of the Armenian constitution, to ensure a peaceful transition […]

Announcement on the Persecution against David Petrosyan  

On April 19 of 2018, near 17:00 PM, Advocate Araks Melkonyan and David Petrosyan were attacked by about 15-20 people in the yard of St. Grigor Lusavorich hospital. David Petrosyan received different bodily injuries, in the outcomes of which, the doctors did not allow him to leave the hospital and obliged the latter to receive […]