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 […]

Landmark elections in Armenia: turning the tide or preserving the status quo?

Landmark elections in Armenia: turning the tide or preserving the status quo? An important panel discussion took place at European Endowment For Democracy in Brussels. The Armenian civil society activists were introducing the results of the monitoring conducted on the parliamentary elections in Armenia on April 2. It should be mentioned that Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the […]

Reference on Actions Taken by Legal Team of Independent Observer’ Public Alliance during and after National Assembly Elections

During the observation of the elections of April 2, 2017 by the ‘Independent Observer’ Public Alliance, the observers and Alliance member organizations were assisted by 27 lawyers. On the election day, the observers recorded over 3058 alerts on frauds and reported 205 of the cases to the legal team. On 205 alerts received from the […]

Ruling Party Rocked By Another Election Scandal

The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) has come under more fire following the publication of secretly recorded audio purportedly indicating that employees of one of its wealthy parliamentarians were told to campaign for his reelection or lose their jobs. The Hayastan24.com website posted on Thursday the recording of what it called a staff meeting […]

Citizen Observer, Parliamentary elections 2017

Ընտրախախտումների քարտեզը պատկերում է «Քաղաքացի դիտորդ» նախաձեռնության, «Անկախ դիտորդ» հասարակական դաշինքի և Հայաստանի հելսինկյան կոմիտեի դիտորդական առաքելությունների կողմից ներկայացված խախտումները: Վերջին հաղորդումներ Ժամ Տեղամաս Ընտրախախտում Արձագանք 04:06 1/3 Ավան Այլ 20:00-ին լույսերը անջատվել են, 20:03 վերականգնել են: վերացվել/լուծվել է Հանձնաժողովը խուճապի է մատնվել: 03:59 5/14 Դավթաշեն Արդյունքների ամփոփման և հաշվարկի կարգի խախտում Տեղի է ունեցել […]

International Observers made a Remarkable Statement

Today, Ms Heidi Hautala, Head of the delegation from the European Parliament, representative of the OSCE/ODIHR international observers’ group made a remarkable statement. She spoke about the election bribes and pressures. Ms Hautala said that they had conducted observers’ mission in Yerevan, Kotayk and Armavir. She reminded that the European Union had supported these elections […]

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 […]