| 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.
| 02.06.15 | 11:06
Law enforcement bodies and representatives of civil society believe Armenia needs a law “Against Discrimination”, because anyone can be subjected to discrimination regardless of their minority or social belonging, meanwhile opponents insist that the law will work only in favor of people with nontraditional sexual orientation and members of religious organizations.
| 20.05.15 | 12:52
The National Assembly must condemn Surik Khachatryan’s re-appointment as governor of the province of Syunik after the deadly shooting in his own yard and the inactivity of the country’s judicial system, parliamentary opposition Heritage faction MP Zaruhi Postanjyan has said.
| 14.05.15 | 16:34
The Armenian Government once again decided to allocate 160,000 Euros (nearly $183,000) from the State Budget to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) toward compensation claims of residents in alienated districts.
| 08.05.15 | 11:07
An elderly businesswoman held up by Armenian law-enforcement authorities on charges stemming from her alleged role in a murder plot has been released from jail pending investigation and trial following an appeal by her political party and a group of lawmakers.
| 07.05.15 | 10:06
The Human Rights Watch (HRW), a New York-headquartered advocacy organization, has welcomed as a positive step the Armenian authorities’ decision to release the activists of the opposition Founding Parliament after almost a month of pretrial custody.
| 21.04.15 | 15:33
While Armenia has not yet officially announced any plans for amnestying certain categories of convicts, human rights activists believe such a step would be appropriate during a year when the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide is marked.
| 19.03.15 | 10:40
Human rights activists argue that the parole system in Armenia does not work and that there are no clearly defined standards for convicts to be granted provisional release. The number of convicts who benefit from this system is less than five percent, they say, calling on the Ministry of Justice to draft a new concept for reforming the system.