The Protection of Rights without Borders Has Submitted 9 Reports on Crime to the RA Prosecutor’s General Office and Special Investigation Service

Within the period of April 17-25 of 2018, the Protection of Right without Borders NGO submitted 9 reports on the use of force, illegal detention of citizens to the different police stations, keeping the latter longer than as it is prescribed by the law, as well as use of the special measures by the Police […]

Announcement on the Decision Made by the Chamber of Advocates on 29.05.2018

We, the undersigned non-governmental organizations are expressing our concern on the information published on the official webpage of the RA Chamber of Advocates on May 29 of 2018, according to which “On May 29 of 2018, a competition on the selection of a candidate for the council, according to which “By the decision N 224-A […]

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 […]

PRWB: The Case of Human Rights Defender Marina Poghosyan is in the ECHR

The case (number 12381/16) of Marina Poghosyan, the President of the “Veles” NGO submitted to the European Court of Human Rights by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO (lawyer Haykuhi Harutyunyan) has been communicated. The Court has submitted the questions regarding the violation of right of the person to the RA Government. Particularly, the Court […]

EaP CSF Armenian National Platform Conference within the scope of EU-Armenia Civil Society Cooperation Founding Group

The EaP CSF Armenian National Platform Conference was held within the scope of the EU-Armenia Civil Society Cooperation Founding Group was held on October 3 of 2017. Piotr Switalski, the head of the EU Delegation to Armenia made opening remarks during the meeting. The topics on “Creating an Environment in the Reforms Advancement for the […]

The improvement of the efficiency and functioning of Justice

The improvement of the efficiency and functioning of #Justice in the Council of Europe Member States is the aim of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ). Watch the video – – – [FRA] L’amélioration de l’efficacité et du fonctionnement de la justice dans les Etats membres du Conseil de l’Europe est l’objectif de la Commission […]

EaP CSF ARMENIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM STATEMENT On the Importance of Critically Assessing the Situation in the Country

June 26, 2017 Armenian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum expects from the authorities of the Republic of Armenia constructive approaches to the criticism of political processes, progress of reforms and the situation in the fields of democracy and human rights. Unfortunately, in recent months we have witnessed a number of times […]

PRESS RELEASE “Human Rights Violations in the Republic of Armenia during July 17-30 of 2016” Report presentation

The presentation of the report on the “Human Rights Violations in Armenia on July 30 of 2017” elaborated by a number of Armenian non-governmental organizations will take place at “Media Center” on July 8 of 2017, at 11:30 PM. The Speakers Avetik Ishkhanyan  – President of the Helsinki Committee of Armenia   Daniel Ioannisyan – […]

Steps Taken to Fight Corruption in Armenia a Mixed Bag, Says CoE Body

The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), a body of the Council of Europe, says that while Armenia has successfully implemented all of GRECO’s recommendations related to criminalisation of corruption offences, and on transparency of political funding, none of GRECO recommendations related to preventing corruption among members of parliament were implemented by the end of 2016. […]