The decision to suspend criminal proceedings on Electric Yerevan case has been appealed to the RA General prosecution

On March 14 of 2019, the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO filed an appeal to the RA Prosecutor General’s Office against the decision of the Special Investigation Service on discontinuing the proceeding of the criminal case instituted at the Special Investigation Service regarding the events in the outcomes of the sit-in within the “No […]

The State, Recognizing the Violations of Rights, Will Gain the Citizens Trust

During the TV show held by Epress, Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the «Protection of Rights without Borders» NGO touched upon the accusation against Levon Eranosyan, the former Deputy Head of Police, the «Electric Yerevan» events of 2015, July events of 2016, as well as the human rights violations recorded during the April events of […]

Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO was Awarded in the Category “Access to Justice”

The Universal Rights Awards was held on February 20 of 2019. Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO was awarded in the category of “Access to Justice” for her exclusive efforts directed towards the insurance of access to justice for all the citizens of the Republic of Armenia. In her […]

December 10 is the International Human Rights Protection Day

The International Human Rights Protection Day is celebrated on December 10. On December 10 of 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations and since 1950, by the recommendation of the General Assembly, different states and organizations have marked December 10 as the international day for […]

OSCE receives recommendations from Parallel Civil Society Conference ahead of Ministerial Council in Milan

Milan, 5 December 2018 – On the eve of the 25th OSCE Ministerial Council, top-level OSCE representatives attended the closing session of the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference that took place today. They received recommendations directed at the OSCE’s executive and political bodies, institutions and participating States. The recommendations, adopted by the civil society representatives […]

Armenia’s new government should place human rights at the centre of its policies

“Armenia’s peaceful transfer of power in May 2018 has been truly remarkable. However, popular expectations are high that there will be tangible improvements to people’s lives, and the government should devote its attention to upholding the long-neglected rights of those who are most vulnerable”, said Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, […]

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,  […]

Public Discussion on Armenia’s Third Periodic Report on the Implementation of the Provisions of the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

On August 2 of 2018, a public discussion on “Armenia’s Third Periodic Report on the Implementation of the Provisions of the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights” was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Ministry. Representative from the respective ministries and civil society organizations participated in the meeting. During the […]