VOLODYA AVETISYAN SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION ON EARLY CONDITIONAL RELEASE TO THE COURT

 The court session on the early conditional release of the freedom fighter Volodya Avetisyan was delayed: the representative of the Independent Commission was not present at the court session and the court had not been informed about the reasons. As stated by advocate Araks Melkonan, Avetisyan has a positive description of characteristics, has never been […]

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 […]

STRATEGIC LITIGATION-Albert Khachatryan v. Armenia

Strategic Litigation is one of the primary areas of PRWB’s activities. We implement advocacy in key risk areas of human rights protection, establish case laws through successful litigations, promote legislative reforms, enhance the law enforcement practice and influence state policy. To ensure better handling of cases, the organization has developed an exhaustive policy for the […]

Peoples’ Expectations and Needs of Justice in Armenia

On 14 March an analytical report on peoples’ expectations and needs of justice in Armenia was presented. The research was conducted from May-December 2016 by the EU Justice Monitoring Project across the whole territory of Armenia. The report is based on comparative results of public perception and professional evaluation of the quality of justice and […]

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 […]

Arayik Papikyan, lawyer of Helsinki Association, was subjected to violation.

«Հելսինկյան ասոցիացիա»-ի փաստաբան Արայիկ Պապիկյանի և նրա ընտանիքի անդամների նկատմամբ սպառնալիքներ են հնչեցվում։ Փաստաբանը ներգրավված է մի շարք աղմկահարույց գործերում, որոնցից մեկը «Սասնա ծռերի» գործն է։ Ինչպես երեկ ահազանգել է «Հելսինկյան ասոցիացիա» իրավապաշտպան հասարակական կազմակերպությունը, փաստաբանը «սպառնալիքներ բովանդակող էլեկտրոնային նամակներ է ստանում, որոնք առնչվում են ոչ միայն իրեն, այլ նաև իր ընտանիքի անդամներին»: ««Հելսինկյան ասոցիացիա»-ն խստորեն դատապարտում է փաստաբան Արայիկ […]

Country Reports on “Human Rights Practices for 2016 Armenia”

Armenia’s constitution provides for a republic with an elected head of state and a unicameral legislature, the National Assembly. According to a constitutional referendum conducted in December 2015, the country is expected to transition gradually to a parliamentary republic by the end of the existing presidential term in 2018. The Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) […]