40 citizens in civilian clothes entered the military troop unit N 1033 (Davidashen District) and left the building armed

The Protection of Rights without Borders NGO received a call from a citizen on April 25 of 2018, near 12:00 AM that 40 citizens in civilian clothes entered the military troop unit N 1033 (Davidashen District) and left the building armed. Below is the video recording. The Organization, immediately applied to the RA Police, RA […]

We demand to stop the persecutions against the participants of rallies

The human rights protection organization continue to receive calls regarding the persecutions of the participants in the peaceful assembly on April 25 of 2018. In particular, the latter are called to investigative bodies in the status of witness, suspect, accused in order to conduct investigative activities, which restrict and hinder the citizens right to peaceful […]

The United States Urges Constructive Dialogue in Armenia

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON April 24, 2018 The coming days represent a historic moment for the people of Armenia and its elected leaders, as they embark on the process of forming a new government.  We urge all sides to engage constructively, within the legal framework of the Armenian constitution, to ensure a peaceful transition […]

Report on the Human Rights Situation in Armenia during 2017: U.S. State Department

The U.S. State Department touched upon the current most important problems of the human rights situation in the Republic of Armenia, such as the torture, bad and inhuman prison condition, arbitrary detainments and arrests, lack of judicial independence, inability to ensure the right to fair trail, intervention to the professional activities of the journalists, use […]

Investigation motioned to detain Levon Barseghyan. He is on his way to the court

Գյումրու ժուռնալիստների «Ասպարեզ» ակումբի խորհրդի նախագահ Լևոն Բարսեղյանին կալանավորելու միջնորդություն է ներկայացվել դատարան։ Այս մասին «Հետք»-ին ասաց Բարսեղյանի փաստաբան Հայկուհի Հարությունյանը։ Բարսեղյանին մեղադրանք է առաջադրվել Քրեական օրենսգրքի 225-րդ հոդվածի 1-ին և 2-րդ մասով և 225.1 հոդվածներով,  այսինքն` Զանգվածային անկարգություններ կազմակերպելը, զանգվածային անկարգությունների ժամանակ դրանց մասնակցի կողմից բռնություն գործադրելը, ջարդ կամ հրկիզում իրականացնելը, գույք ոչնչացնելը կամ […]

Announcement on the Persecution against David Petrosyan  

On April 19 of 2018, near 17:00 PM, Advocate Araks Melkonyan and David Petrosyan were attacked by about 15-20 people in the yard of St. Grigor Lusavorich hospital. David Petrosyan received different bodily injuries, in the outcomes of which, the doctors did not allow him to leave the hospital and obliged the latter to receive […]

Report un Human Rights violations in Armenia during peaceful assemblies within 13-20 April 2018

The report was elaborated by the “Protection of Right without Borders” NGO. The Report touches upon the gross human rights violations by the Police during the national movement of Armenia within the period of April 13-20 of 2018. The provided information is based on the outcomes of the visits of the Organization’s legal experts, advocates […]

ODIHR Director urges Armenian authorities to protect and ensure right to freedom of peaceful assembly

WARSAW, 19 April 2018 – Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), today urged the authorities in Armenia to protect and ensure the right to freedom of peaceful assembly in the country, as protests there continue. “All people have a fundamental right to express their opinion in […]