The Public Must be Explained Why Republic of Armenia is Represented by the Former Official Gagik Harutyunyan and Vardan Poghosyan

During the interview to factor.am Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO, while referring to the assessments, that the Venice Commission considers it artificial the differentiation of the “member”-“judge” of Constitution Court wording in the protocol of the plenary session of the Venice Commission published by the “Path of Law” […]

The demand of Civil society from Armenian authorities

July 17, 2019                                                                                                                Yerevan An organization, which does not have official access to the procedural, non-public, restricted documents of the Venice Commission, published the protocol part related to the Republic of Armenia, which was presented during the plenary session of the Venice Commission on July 15 of 2019. According to the highlights of […]

Public Discussion on the Topic “RA Government Draft Program of Anti-Corruption Strategy and Its Action Plan for 2019-2022”

A public discussion on the topic “RA Government Draft  Program of Anti-Corruption Strategy and Its Action Plan for 2019-2022” was hosted by the Deputy Minister of Justice Tigran Khachikyan on July 10 of 2019. The discussion was organized by the RA Ministry of Justice and «Freedom of Information Center» respectively and was attended by the […]

Discussion on “Transferring the Authority of the Special Investigation Service to Conduct Torture Investigation to the Investigative Committee”

On July 8 of 2019 a discussion on the topic “Transferring the Authority of the Special Investigation Service to Conduct Torture Investigation to the Investigative Committee” was organized in the “Media Center” Initiative, during which the issue of transferring the authority of the Special Investigation Service to conduct torture investigation to the Investigative Committee in […]

Discussion on the Topic “The Issue of Constitution Reforms in the Agenda of the Authorities”

A discussion on the topic «The Issue of Constitution Reform in the Agenda of the Authorities» was hosted in Media Center on July 4 of 2019. Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the Protection of Rights without Borders was a speaker during the discussion. The discussion was hosted to understand why the current authorities delay the […]

The Right to Refraining from Violence, the Right to torture investigation within the context of Forwarding the Latter to the Investigative Committee

The Justice Council of the Open Society Foundations – Armenia presented its opinion related to transferring of the Special Investigation Service function of investigating the torture cases to the Investigative Committee, pointing out the possible risks and concerns of making the relevant changes prescribed by the draft anti-corruption program of the Government. According to the […]

“It is not realistic, that the Supreme Judicial Council with its composition and current rules will gain public trust”

As for the candidates proposed by the General Assembly of the Judges in the Supreme Judicial Council,  different candidate names were discussed including: David Balayan, Yerevan Judge, the son of Kim Balayan, Mesrop Makyan, the President of the Yerevan Judge Ruben Vardazaryan and Suren Mnoyan from Aragatsotn region. Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the Protection […]

📄The RA Administrative Court Decision on PRWB against Ministry of Justice: Obliging to Provide the Requested Information

By the decision of June 20 of 2019, the RA Administrative Court, chaired by Judge Gevorg Sosyan, made a decision to partially satisfy the application filed by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO within the scope of the administrative case number VD/1233/05/19. On February 22 of 2019, the Organization filed an appeal to the […]