The Decision of the Appelate Administrative court on the case Haykuhi Harutyunyan against the RA Police

On October 2 of 2018, the RA Court of Administrative Appeal (chaired by Judge Ara Babayan) made a decision to partially satisfy the appeal submitted by Haykuhi Harutyunyan, Lawyer, President of the «Protection of Rights without Borders» NGO on the case Number ՎԴ/1043/05/16. Particularly, the Court of Appeal recognized the police activities illegal, in the […]

40 citizens in civilian clothes entered the military troop unit N 1033 (Davidashen District) and left the building armed

The Protection of Rights without Borders NGO received a call from a citizen on April 25 of 2018, near 12:00 AM that 40 citizens in civilian clothes entered the military troop unit N 1033 (Davidashen District) and left the building armed. Below is the video recording. The Organization, immediately applied to the RA Police, RA […]

We demand to stop the persecutions against the participants of rallies

The human rights protection organization continue to receive calls regarding the persecutions of the participants in the peaceful assembly on April 25 of 2018. In particular, the latter are called to investigative bodies in the status of witness, suspect, accused in order to conduct investigative activities, which restrict and hinder the citizens right to peaceful […]

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 […]

Investigation motioned to detain Levon Barseghyan. He is on his way to the court

Գյումրու ժուռնալիստների «Ասպարեզ» ակումբի խորհրդի նախագահ Լևոն Բարսեղյանին կալանավորելու միջնորդություն է ներկայացվել դատարան։ Այս մասին «Հետք»-ին ասաց Բարսեղյանի փաստաբան Հայկուհի Հարությունյանը։ Բարսեղյանին մեղադրանք է առաջադրվել Քրեական օրենսգրքի 225-րդ հոդվածի 1-ին և 2-րդ մասով և 225.1 հոդվածներով,  այսինքն` Զանգվածային անկարգություններ կազմակերպելը, զանգվածային անկարգությունների ժամանակ դրանց մասնակցի կողմից բռնություն գործադրելը, ջարդ կամ հրկիզում իրականացնելը, գույք ոչնչացնելը կամ […]

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 […]

Report un Human Rights violations in Armenia during peaceful assemblies within 13-20 April 2018

The report was elaborated by the “Protection of Right without Borders” NGO. The Report touches upon the gross human rights violations by the Police during the national movement of Armenia within the period of April 13-20 of 2018. The provided information is based on the outcomes of the visits of the Organization’s legal experts, advocates […]

ODIHR Director urges Armenian authorities to protect and ensure right to freedom of peaceful assembly

WARSAW, 19 April 2018 – Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), today urged the authorities in Armenia to protect and ensure the right to freedom of peaceful assembly in the country, as protests there continue. “All people have a fundamental right to express their opinion in […]

The Police released Davit Petrosyan. The ambulance doctor refused to record his injuries.

The Activist David Petrosyan was released from Yerevan Kentron Police Station, who was detained from Government 3 building. His advocate Araks Melkonyan mentioned, that though an ambulance was called, the ambulance doctor Khoren Aleksanyan refused to record the injuries of David Petrosyan and was satisfied only by making notes in the “draft”. It should be […]