Results of the Fourth Round Evaluation of OECD Anti-corruption Network on Armenia

The results of the Fourth Round Monitoring of Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan on Armenia has been presented by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Anti-corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It should be mentioned, that the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO had its contribution to the elaboration of the report […]

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 […]

Report “Peoples’ justice needs and expectations in Armenia”

The report was elaborated within the period of February 2016 to November 2017 in partnership with “ELL Partnership” Law Firm, Public Administration International (London) and “European Constitution Right Centre” within the project “Justice Monitoring” financed by the European Union. The main expert of the project was Haykuhi Harutyunyan, President of the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO This analytical […]

Report on “Behind the wall: The right to fair trial in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer”

The right to fair trial in the cases of “Sasna Tsrer”” elaborated by the Civic Solidarity Platform . The report summarizes the outcomes of the facts finding mission conducted by the Civic Solidarity Platform within the scope of International Partnership for Human Rights. The  NGOs “Protection of Rights without Borders” and “Helsinki Association” supported the […]

Amnesty International Annual report 2017/18

Over the past year, leaders have pushed hate, fought against rights, ignored crimes against humanity, and blithely let inequality and suffering spin out of control. This provoked mass protests, showing that while our challenges may never be greater, the will to fight back is just as strong. Amnesty International’s report, The State of the World’s Human […]

Report “WJP Rule of Law Index 2017–2018”

WASHINGTON, DC (31 January 2018) – The World Justice Project (WJP) today released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index® which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. Featuring primary data, the WJP Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule of law performance across eight factors: Constraints on […]

World Report 2018, Armenia Events of 2017

Parliamentary elections, the first since the 2015 constitutional amendments moving the country from a presidential to a parliamentary system, failed to improve public confidence in the electoral system. The ruling Republican Party dominated the polls amid reports of irregularities. Authorities failed to bring to justice officials responsible for excessive use of force against protesters and […]

“The Responsibility of States”: Protection of Human Rights Defenders in the OSCE Region (2014–2016)

In this report, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) provides an overview and analysis of critical challenges faced by human rights defenders in the OSCE region, as well as good practices by OSCE participating States in their protection. The report also provides recommendations of how to close identified protection gaps, which […]