| 21.10.15 | 10:12
The complaints of 58 prisoners serving life terms in Armenia have been not so much related to conditions in the penitentiary as to the regime of their custody, the absence of precedents of case revisions. Civil society representatives, meanwhile, do not see the political will for reforms in the sphere that would ensure all that.
| 15.10.15 | 14:59
Relatives of convicts serving life sentences held a protest in front of the government building demanding a revision of the cases of their relatives, as well as a meeting with the Minister of Justice.
| 01.10.15 | 10:42
Armenia’s prosecutors have been ordered to provide investigators with an opportunity to seize passports of persons who are under prosecution but not taken to custody under a written undertaking not to leave the country, Prosecutor-General Gevorg Kostanyan said during a press briefing on Wednesday, responding to a reporter’s question regarding a recent case when a man under prosecution managed to leave Armenia and defect to Azerbaijan where he presented himself as a victim of political reprisals.
| 24.09.15 | 10:11
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned the “savage” beating of yet another Armenian anti-government activist, calling on the authorities in Yerevan to identify and punish those responsible for the violence.
| 07.09.15 | 12:29
Armenian Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan has presented his views on what he considers to be positive changes in the draft amendments to the Constitution as well as voiced concerns over some provisions related to his sphere of activity.
| 02.09.15 | 10:29
Armenian Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan has addressed his Russian counterpart Ella Pamfilova in connection with the case of Armenian citizen Rafael Khlghatyan who was recently beaten to death in Russia’s Rostov Oblast.
| 02.07.15 | 14:02
Electricity price hike protesters in Baghramyan Avenue insist that the Police have no reason to forbid the participation of minors in the protest action and make them leave the area.
| 18.06.15 | 10:52
From now on in the Shengavit administrative district of Yerevan and Vanadzor probation service pilot infrastructures will function, which, according to Minister of Justice of Armenia Hovhannes Manukyan, will later serve as a background for forming a legislative base in Armenia.
| 10.06.15 | 11:20
A group of police officers have filed a lawsuit against an internet-based program, claiming that the author of the program publicly offended the police and demanding that he be subjected to civil liability.
| 09.06.15 | 10:59
Hasmik Khachatryan, a mother of two, had suffered violence and abuse at the hands of her husband for nine years; her life changed two years ago, the moment she found the strength to escape from her husband’s house at night in order to save her life and stand up for her rights.