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 […]

Armenia: harassment of lawyers working on high-profile cases

We, the undersigned members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) – a network of human rights NGOs from Europe, the former Soviet Union and North America – are seriously concerned that independent defense lawyers working on high-profile cases in Armenia have been subjected to harassment and obstruction by state agents in the performance of their […]

ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS

Two violation cases towards the journalists and four cases of different hindrance were recorded during the Yerevan Municipal Elections. Particularly, Sisak Gabrielyan, journalist of “Liberty” Radio Station was attacked and beaten at the Republican Party Headquarters located in Nar-Dos Street. Tatev Khachctryan, correspondent of “Armtimes.com” news agency, was subjected to violence at School N 64 […]

The response of the Special Investigation Service concerning the special public report of the Republic of Armenia Human Rights Defender

RA Special Investigation Service extremely highlights the activities regulated by the law, carried out by the Human Rights Defender with the purpose of quick and adequate response to the violations of human rights in the process of establishment of legitimacy in all aspects of public relations and thus preventing such in the future. The criticalassumptions […]

The Ombudsman is criticized for his words on the demonstrations held in Sari Tagh

The Article is also available in Armenian. Սարի թաղ ուղևորված երթի՝ ոչ խաղաղ նպատակներ ունենալու մասին Օմբուդսմենի հայտարարությամբ իշխանությունները ցանկանում են արդարացնել ոստիկանական բռնությունները՝ մեկնաբանելով Մարդու իրավունքների պաշտպանի երեկվա պնդումը՝ «Ազատությանն» ասաց լրագրողների «Ասպարեզ» ակումբի ղեկավար Լևոն Բարսեղյանը: Վերջինս նախորդ տարվա հուլիսի 29-ին անակնկալ կերպով Սարի թաղ շարժված երթի առաջին շարքերում էր․ – «Ակնհայտորեն իշխանությունը […]

Civil Society Demands an Investigation into the Fact of Organized and Mass Abuse of Administrative Resources

Statement 12 April 2017 On 24 March 2017, the Union of Informed Citizens NGO (“UIC”) exposed[1] outrageous abuse of public and administrative resources for the benefit of the Republican Party of Armenia (“RPA”) during the Republic of Armenia National Assembly election campaign by staff of a number of community and district municipalities and regional government […]

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 […]

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 […]

We condemn the grave violation of the Daniel Ioannisyan’s right to a private and family life

The findings published by the Union of Informed Citizens NGO concerning organized and widespread abuse of administrative resources for the benefit of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia during the campaign for the Republic of Armenia National Assembly election on 2 April 2017 cast doubt on the eligibility of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia […]

EaP CSF ARMENIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM STATEMENT On the Death of Artur Sargsyan (The Bread Bringer)

March 23, 2017 Armenian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum with deep sorrow records another gross human rights violation in the Republic of Armenia, which on March 16, 2017 resulted in the death of Artur Sargsyan (The Bread Bringer), who had supplied food to “Sasna Tsrer” armed group. The Criminal proceeding against […]