Armenia 2017 Human Rughts Report

Armenia’s constitution provides for a republic with an elected head of state and a unicameral legislature, the National Assembly, US State Department reported. According to a constitutional referendum conducted in 2015, the country is on track to transition to a parliamentary republic by the end of the existing presidential term in 2018. The Republican Party of […]

Armenia at a Turning Point: What Role for the Parliament in the New Parliamentary Republic?

On 10 May 2017, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) in partnership with the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) organised the event “Landmark elections in Armenia: turning the tide or preserving the status quo?” The discussion brought together civil society experts and institutional partners that exchanged their opinions on the parliamentary elections in Armenia […]

The members of prison monitoring group were denied to enter Nubarashen and Kentron prisons

The observation activities of Hasmik Harutyunyan, lawyer of “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO and Arman Sahakyan, employee of “New Generation” NGO, who are members of the Group of Public Monitors Implementing Supervision over the Criminal-Executive Institutions and Bodies of the Ministry of Justice of RA were hindered today at 11:00 AM in “Nubarashen” penitentiary […]

Report on the “Violations during the Constitutional Referendum 2015”

The current report was elaborated by “the Protection of Rights without Border” NGO with the support of the “Open Society Foundations-Armenia”. The Report aims at the presenting the electoral violations, violation demonstration types, as well as the attitude of the law enforcement bodies, courts and other responsibles towards the recording process of violations and legal […]