| 11.12.14 | 16:11
Two recent attacks on Karabakh war veterans have raised speculation that there is an organized attempt to quash opposition to the current government.
| 11.12.14 | 10:56
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights Defense and Public Affairs held Parliamentary hearings regarding the implementation by Armenia of the PACE’s Resolution 1900 ‘Defining Political Prisoner’, during which the opposition criticized the government.
| 10.12.14 | 15:59
December 10, which has been marked as International Day of Human Rights since 1950, was another occasion to raise human rights issues in Armenia.
| 01.12.14 | 15:32
On September 9 the National Assembly Head of Security Service, Karen Hayrapetyan tore ‘Hello, Rob’ poster from the NA main gate and pushed A1+ TV journalist Marine Khachatryan who was covering the event called ‘Hello, Rob’ organized by Counterstrike group devoted to the memory of Poghos Poghosyan, who was violently bitten and killed for using the expression ‘Privet, Rob’ (Hello, Rob – in Russian) 13 years ago. Even after the journalist introduced herself Hayrapetyan struck her, causing hers to drop her computer tablet on which she was recording the event.
| 01.12.14 | 11:02
Repatriated Armenian prisoner of war Hakob Injighulyan will be questioned during the trial of two Azerbaijani citizens charged with committing murders and acts of sabotage in the territory of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, it emerged during the weekend.
| 27.11.14 | 10:52
Against Legal Arbitrariness NGO received a negative response to its appeals to international organizations to follow the trial of two Azerbaijani citizens suspected of sabotage in Nagorno-Karabakh and conduct monitoring.
| 05.11.14 | 13:46
This day a year ago a ‘Revolution of Values’ was attempted in Armenia as radical opposition Tseghakron party leader Shant Harutyunyan, his friends and supporters and simply ordinary citizens rallied around the idea staging a protest in central Yerevan.
| 21.10.14 | 16:10
The trial of Shant Harutyunyan and his friends, which lasted for almost a year, ended last week in a verdict passed by a Yerevan court, which was followed by strong reaction from human rights activists and the opposition.
| 21.10.14 | 14:21
The 2013 report regarding the Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) elicited heated discussions in the National Assembly, specifically because of the reference to the March 1, 2008 post-election events.
| 21.10.14 | 10:17
There are no political prisoners in Armenia, stated speaker of the Armenian parliament Galust Sahakyan when asked by reporters to comment on the outcome of the trial of protest leader Shant Harutyunyan and his supporters.