The PRWB Has Been Included in the Council Coordinating the Implementation of the Action Plan Deriving from the National Strategy for Human Rights Protection for 2020–2022

According to the Decree of the RA Minister of Justice, dated July 1 of 2020, Nina Hakobyan, the lawyer of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO was included in the composition of the Council Coordinating the implementation of the “Action Plan Deriving from the National Strategy for Human Rights Protection for 2020 – 2022”. […]

The Decision of CoE Committee of Ministerial on the “M. Saghatelyan v. Armenia” Case

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers published the decision on “Mushegh Saghatelyan v. Armenia” case on June 4 of 2020. The observations on the case presented by the Open Society Foundations – Armenia, Protection of Rights without Borders NGO, Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor Office and Law Development and Protection Foundations, as […]

Information Note on “The Impact of State of Emergency on the Labor and Social Rights and the Measures Directed towards their Elimination”

The current information note was elaborated by Nina Hakobyan and Anahit Mkrtchyan, lawyers of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO. As a result of the state of emergency announced in the Republic of Armenia, problems have risen from the labor and social legislative regulations among physical and legal entities, especially in regard to the […]

OSCE/ ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Annual Conference, 2020

On May 20-21 of 2020, the annual Conference of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ ODIHR) was held. The Conference was also attended by Araks Melkonyan, the President of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO and Hasmik Harutyunyan, the legal expert of the Organization. The […]

The Grenade Exploded Near my Face: the Criminals of Sari Tagh Events are Unpunished for already Four Years

Թավշյա հեղափոխությունը մեծ հույսեր առաջացրեց նախորդ իշխանության օրոք իրավունքների զանգվածային խախտումների զոհ դարձած քաղաքացիների մոտ։ Ու չնայած քաղաքական իշխանությունը խոստանում է օրենքի ու իրավունքի գերակայության երկիր կառուցել, բազմաթիվ են այն մարդիկ, որոնք արդարության վերականգնման հույսով մինչ օրս անօգուտ թակում են պետական կառույցների դռները։ Չորս տարի առաջ Սարի թաղում ոստիկանական գործողություններից ծանր վնասվածքներ ստացած Խաչատուր Պետրոսյանը […]

The Inaction of the National Assembly in Addressing the Gross Human Rights Violation

Back on November 1 of 2019, the advocates of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO filed an application to the President of the RA National Assembly, to all the fractions, to the RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs, to the RA National Assembly Standing Committee on State […]

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 […]

The Criminal Case on “Electric Yerevan” was Once Again Suspended by the Special Investigation Service

On January 22 of 2020, the RA Special Investigation Service, for the second time, discontinued the criminal case number 62217915 instituted in regard to the citizens, who suffered the ill treatment of the Police during the civic initiative “No Robbery” organized against the increase of the electricity fees on June 12 of 2015. The Special […]