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, […]

Securing the Revolution – The Role of Civil Society and Reform Challenges in Armenia

On 10 September, the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) hosted a panel debate focusing on the civil society perspective of the post-revolutionary developments in Armenia. The event was co-organised with the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. “I firmly believe that this is a revolution and not a transition [of power], because I don’t see just the […]

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 […]

Criminal Persecution against Vahagn Ghumashyan has been Ceased

On June 22 of 2018, the Special Investigation Service made a decision to cease the criminal persecution instituted by the characteristics of Paragraph 2 of Article 225 (absence of crime in his actions) of the RA Criminal Code against Vahagn Ghumashyan, supporter of the Founding Parliament, back on July 30 of 2016. Vahagn Ghumashyan was […]

Arrests of the “Unpunishable”: the latest scandalous events are being discussed during the “At the Crossroad of the Opinions” program

During the last days, the law enforcement bodies have handcuffed such people, who have been considered as unpunishable and previously the latter personally gave orders to handcuff other people. During the broadcast of “At the Crossroad of the Opinions” program of “Azatutyun” radio station, we are discussing the latest most scandalous discoveries with Hovik Aghazaryan, […]