14:42 | September 19, 2017
Relatives and supporters of Garo Yegnukian Չnow on trial for complicity in the seizure of a Yerevan police building in July 2016 by the armed Sasna Dzrer groupՃ detained earlier today at Republic Square in Yerevan for attempting to display photos of and distribute leaflets about political prisoners in Armenia to those attending the 6th Pan-Armenian Armenia-Diaspora Conference now taking place in Yerevan, have been released.
12:07 | September 19, 2017
Minutes ago, police detained the wife and children of Garo Yegnukian (now on trial for complicity in the seizure of a Yerevan police building in July 2016 by the armed Sasna Dzrer group) at Republic Square in Yerevan on suspicion that were about to place a bomb at the site.
19:12 | September 15, 2017
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), on September 14, issued a decision in favor of Alik Matevosyan, a former soldier serving in the Armenian army, who had been indicted of murdering another soldier, and imprisoned.
15:11 | September 14, 2017
A Yerevan court today partially sustained a motion by defense attorneys in the Sasna Dzrer trial allowing eight of the eighteen defendants to be visited by close relatives and to speak by telephone.
18:51 | September 8, 2017
The ongoing trial, in Yerevan, of Jirayr Sefilyan and six others charged in 2016 with illegal arms purchase and possession and with conspiracy to seize government buildings in Yerevan remains a scene of contention both inside the court and outside.
10:16 | September 7, 2017
Rita Mahdessian, a lawyer who was alleged to have siphoned over $355,00 in money received from the settlement of pre-Genocide insurance claims held by New York Life Insurance Company and the French multinational insurance company AXA for personal gain, has been disbarred by the California State Bar.
19:03 | September 6, 2017
Today’s court session in the ongoing trial of the Sasna Dzrer defendants again was the scene of heated debate between defense attorneys and court bailiffs over the issue of what could be brought into the court.
17:51 | August 28, 2017
Today, while extinguishing the remaining fires in the Armenia’s Khosrov Forest State Reserve, units of the Ministry of Nature Protection and forest wardens came upon a jeep containing 533 trout and an electroshock apparatus.
17:31 | August 28, 2017
Former Artsakh Minister of Defense Samvel Babayan, now on trial in a Yerevan court for money laundering and attempting to smuggle a missile launcher into Armenia, today proclaimed his innocence, saying that authorities were out to get him.
16:31 | August 28, 2017
Two policemen, prosecution eyewitnesses in the trial of Harutyun Torosyan, Hrayr Isakhanyan, Andranik Kyeosyan and Edward Zeytunyan, charged with public disorder during clashes with police on July 19,2016, in the Sari Tagh neighborhood of Yerevan, testified today in court that they can’t identify any of the defendants.
17:11 | August 25, 2017
At today’s session in the ongoing trial of Karen Vanoyan and Sargis Arabajyan, charged with assaulting police officers on July 19, 2016, during a public gathering in support of the seizure of a Yerevan police building by the Sasna Dzrer group, the defendants’ attorney claimed a police prosecution witness was never present at the scene.
16:44 | August 24, 2017
Over the course of the trial, many of the eighteen defendants now on trial for seizing a police station in July 2016, have been banned from the courtroom for improper behavior.
22:09 | August 23, 2017
The trial, which commenced on June 8, has plodded along at a snail’s pace. Defense attorneys have walked-out in protest, and Judge Artoush Gabrielyan has sanctioned several of the attorneys and defendants for improper behavior.
22:27 | August 21, 2017
The body of Captain Andranik Mkrtchyan (born 1991), serving in the Armenian army, was found yesterday, in his office at an undisclosed military base, with a bullet wound to the chin. Today, the country’s Investigative Committee labeled the incident as a suicide. This is the third such suicide reported in the Armenian army in one month.
14:11 | August 19, 2017
From August 2012 to March 2013, using false contracts and payment orders, he appropriated a transfer of 5,804,577,000 drams (equivalent to 10,980,000 euros) by the Russian Mir Business Bank CJSC in Moscow.
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