| 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.
| 17.03.15 | 11:49
Karabakh water veteran, retired Colonel Volodya Avetisyan, who was sentenced to 6.5 years imprisonment for fraud last year, needs help, his friends say. That’s why members of a committee in defense of Volodya Avetisyan have organized a fundraising campaign to collect $2,000.
| 17.02.15 | 14:28
The Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) civil board member Artak Khachatryan who was kidnapped and beaten last week, hopes that the investigation of the case will be objective.
| 12.02.15 | 11:32
The Center for Civil and Political Rights, which is in close cooperation with the UN Human Right Committee, announces: Armenia has not completed three primary commitments provisioned by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
| 05.02.15 | 12:36
The failure of the automobile march to Nagorno-Karabakh organized by activists of the hard-line opposition Founding Parliament group as part of the movement called “Centenary [of the Genocide] Without the Regime”, when force was used against the participants, most probably, will not have a legal solution, because there are numerous questions with no answers, human rights activists think.
| 14.01.15 | 14:15
The current legal status of a Russian serviceman, who is suspected of murdering an Armenian family in Gyumri, is a violation of both the Constitution of Armenia and the Constitution of Russia, a lawyer in Yerevan insisted today.