The 11th Black Sea NGO Forum on the Topic “Building a More Resilient Civil Society in the Black Sea Region”

On 12-14 of November of 2018, the 11th Black Sea NGO Forum on the topic “Building a more resilient civil society in the Black Sea region” is being conducted in Brussels, Belgium, which aims to draw attention to the importance of the Black Sea Synergy and to the contribution brought by civil society to its […]

The Study Visit of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association to Armenia

Kleman Vulen, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association is in Armenia within the period of November 7-16 of 2018. On November 9 of 2018, Mr. Vulen had a meeting with civil society representatives. Araks Melkonyan, legal expert of the Protection of Right without Borders NGO also participated […]

The decision of Court of Cassation on the case PRWB against the RA Police

On October 3 of 2018, the Administrative Chamber of the RA Court of Cassation (chaired by Judge Ervand Khundaryan) made a decision to reject the application in regard to the administrative case number ՎԴ/1031/05/16 submitted by the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO regarding the decision made by the RA Administrative Court of Appeal on […]

The decision made on the discontinuation of the proceeding instituted in regard to the citizens who suffered the ill treatment of the police activities on July 29 of 2016 in Sari Tagh has been appealed

On October 10 of 2018, “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO filed an appeal to the Prosecutor General’s Office against the decision made on September 18 of 2018 to discontinue the proceeding of the criminal case number 61205016 instituted in the Special Investigation Service in regard to the citizens who suffered the ill treatment of […]

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, […]

The Special Investigation Service Suspended the Criminal Case Instituted in Regard to People, Who Suffered the Police Activities on July 29 of 2016

According to the letter received from the Special Investigation Service on September 24 of 2018, the criminal case instituted in regard to the people, who were subjected to violence by unknown people during the demonstrations of “Sari Tagh” on July 29 of 2016, has been suspended. By the data provided by the Special Investigation Service, […]

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 […]

“Ensuring Legal Assistance and Effective Remedies for the Participants of Peaceful Assemblies of April, 2018 in the Republic of Armenia”

Since July 1 of 2018, “The Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO, with the financial support of “European Endowment for Democracy Foundation”, has been implementing a project on “Ensuring Legal Assistance and Effective Remedies for the Participants of the Peaceful Assemblies of April, 2018 in the Republic of Armenia”. The Project aims at providing legal […]

The Criminal Court of Appeals Overturned the Decision on the Detention of Levon Barseghyan Made by First Instance Court

On June 1 of 2018, the Criminal Court of Appeals (chaired by Judge M. Martirosyan) made a decision to satisfy the appeal submitted by the defenders of Levon Barseghyan Haykuhi Harutyunyan and Araks Melkonyan and to overturn the decision on the detention of Levon Barseghyan made by the Yerevan First Instance Court (chaired by Judge […]