“A demand for Judicial Reforms: the Recommendations of the human rights defenders”

A discussion on the topic “A demand for Judicial Reforms: the Recommendations of the human rights defenders” was held at Media Centre on May 15 of 2018. Hasmik Harutyunyan, the lawyer of the Protection of Rights without Borders also participated in the mentioned discussion. During the discussion, Hasmik Harutyunyan mentioned that since the day of […]

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 […]

Vardan Teymurazyan

The European Court of Human Rights made a decision on the case of Teymurazyan v. Armenia on March 15 of 2018. Araks Melkonyan, lawyer of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO presented the interests of the applicant V. Teymurazyan at the ECHR. The ECHR recorded a violation of the right to illegal detention, as […]

The Justice Group expresses its support to the attorneys participating in the strike

The Justice Group of the Open Society Foundations expresses its support to the advocated, who participated in the strike on February 7 of 2018. The group members completely share the concerns of the advocates on the regulations directed towards the restriction of the advocates’ independence, as prescribed by the civil, administrative and criminal codes.

“One version of the Judicial Code was sent to the Venice Commission another version was adopted by the RA National Assembly”

  A discussion on the topic “Adoption of Judicial Code in National Assembly: Problematic Provisions and Concerns” was held in Media Center Initiative on December 25 of 2017. Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO, the president of the Armenian Helsinki Committee, Avetik Ishkhanyan, Arthur Sakunts, Chairperson of the Helsinki […]

The Ethics and Disciplinary Committee of the RA Council of Courts in Response to the Recommendations Submitted by the PRWB

The Ethics and Disciplinary Committee of the RA Council of Courts of Armenia (herein the Commission) responded to the information note elaborated by the “Protection of Rights without Borders NGO on the criminal persecutions instituted against the participants of “Sasna Tsrer” group activities and other related events, as well as the human rights and especially […]

Reference on “Human rights and justice crisis in Armenia during the months of January and July of 2017”

The information note was elaborated by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO. The information note presents the criminal persecutions instituted against the participants of “Sasna Tsrer” group activities and other related events, as well as the human rights and especially the violation of the right to fair trail within the trial on the case […]

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 […]