Research on “The Legitimacy of Restricting the Right to Personal Freedoms in the Context of Emergency Situation in the Republic of Armenia”

A research on “The Legitimacy of Restricting the Right to Personal Freedoms in the Context of Emergency Situation in the Republic of Armenia” was elaborated by the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO on April of 2020. The research was conducted in accordance with the relevant study on the domestic legislation and related international criteria […]

Concerning Failure of Effective Vetting in the Judiciary and Law-Enforcement

The analysis of the legislative amendments adopted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia with respect to vetting in the judiciary and the legal system supports the following conclusions: Two years after the revolution, driven predominantly by the strong desire to achieve justice and to overcome lack of equity in government and society, […]

The Case of Life Imprisoned Khosrov Avagyan was Forwarded to a New Examination

On April 3 of 2020, Yerevan First Instance Court (chaired by the judge David Balayan) adopted a decision to release Khosrov Avagyan, the previously life sentenced prisoner, by applying the signature on not leaving as a preventive measure.   In 2008, Khosrov Avagyan was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 2 people. On December 28 […]