On November 30, 2012, the RA Court of Cassation returned the appeal of the newspaper Zhoghovourd which sought to overturn a lower court verdict that found in favor of former Gegharkunik Regional Governor Nver Poghosyan.
On December 14, Yerevan’s Ajapnyak and Davtashen Administrative Court rejected in full the slander suit brought by the "Arrhythmology Cardiology Center of Armenia against the News.am website.
On July 30, 2012, Yerevan’s Kentron and Nork-Marash Court partially found in favour of the Criminal Law Department of Yerevan State University (YSU) and instructor Ara Gabouzyan.
Today, the RA Appeals Court overturned a lower court ruling and has ordered the Hraparak newspaper to issue a public apology to Margarita Khachatryan, who heads the Zinvor organization.
The slander trial filed by former Armenian Prime Minister Armen Darbinyan against the Political Research Center got underway today at Yerevan’s Kentron and Nork-Marash Court.
The case of the slander suit brought by the "Arrhythmology Cardiology Center of Armenia against the news.am website resumed today at the Yerevan Ajapnyak and Davtashen District Court, Judge Margarita Hartenyan presiding.
A Yerevan Court today threw out a slander suit brought by National Gallery Director Paravon Mirzoyan against the newspaper Chorrord Inknishkhanutyun.
The trial examining the beating death of Armenian military physician Vahe Avetyan has gotten underway in a Yerevan court.
The trial in which blogger Tigran Kocharyan (aka Pigh) is suing the Chorrord Inknishkhanutyun newspaper for slander got underway at a Yerevan court.
Today, a Yerevan court decided to reject the suit brought by Yuri Mnatsakanyan against the RA National Institute of Health, Vigen Shahinyan and news.am, as a third party.
One of the suits was filed by Hayk Baboukhanyan and Iravounk Media seeking to overturn the February 27, 2012 verdict of the Appeals Court obligating the two plaintiffs to pay 393,000 AMD in fees to file its appeal
At today’s slander trial in which Paravon Mirzoyan is suing the Chorrord Inknishanutyun newspaper, Simon Babayan, attorney for the plaintiff said the two sides had failed to reach a settlement out of court.
A Yerevan court today rejected the slander suit filed by the Word of Life religious organization against the newspaper Iravunk. The presiding judge has ordered that the religious group and its president each pay the newspaper 150,000 AMD for incurred legal fees.
At a Yerevan court today, the news site slaq.am agreed that it had slandered Anoushavan Nikoghosyan, who ran for parliament in Election District 32 in the May.
Azizyan, who argues the news outlet slandered her good name and reputation by publishing allegations that she had demanded teachers pay her $100 each, had originally merely demanded a retraction and 100,000 AMD for incurred legal fees.
A Yerevan court has accepted to hear the slander suit of Anoushavan Nikoghosyan, who ran for parliament in the May election, against the news site slaq.am.
The NGO had sued Gasparyan for remarks he made during an October 2011 interview with the hraparak.am news site and a program called Zinouzh. The organization claims that some of the remarks slandered their good name.
A Yerevan court today delayed handing down its verdict in the case filed by the Vanadzor Office of the Helsinki Civic Assembly against RA Police Chief Vladimir Gasparyan.
This month, the RA Court of Cassation refused to accept attorney Artur Grigoryan suit regarding the April 16, 2012 decision of a lower court to find in the favor of the newspaper Hraparak.
The Principal of Yerevan’s Public School 11 (named in honor of Monte Melkonian) has sued the news outlet “7or.am” for slander after it published an article alleging that she had demanded that teachers pay her $100 each.
Today, the RA Court of Appeals reviewed the petition of the Ijevan Road Construction Company which is seeking a greater award in compensatory damages from the Ijevan Studio TV station and reporter Nayira Khachikyan.
But the court announced that the case would be resumed given that plaintiff representative Gourgen Torosyan’s letter of authority allowing him to undertake legal matters had effectively expired during the case.
Today, the RA Court of Appeals postponed its hearing of the petition of the Zhoghovourd newspaper seeking to overturn a lower court’s decision in favor of Gegharkuniq Regional Governor Nver Poghosyan.
The RA Court of Appeals today rejected a suit filed by the newspaper Zhamanak seeking to overturn a lower court verdict obligating the paper to pay the Glendale Hills construction company a total of 200,000AMD in compensatory damages and 300,000 for incurred legal fees.
Today, the RA Court of Appeals reviewed the petition of the Zhoghovourd newspaper seeking to overturn a lower court’s decision in favor of Gegharkuniq Regional Governor Nver Poghosyan.
At today’s slander trial pitting the Word of Life religious organization against the newspaper Iravunk, the defendant motioned the court for a postponement.
Hayk Babukhanyan had claimed that a August 8, 2010 article by Edik Andreasyan that appeared in report.am was slanderous.
The plaintiff argues that an article entitled “Law-Breaking Lawyer” that appeared in the Banadzev website was defamatory and smeared the good name of the YSU’s Faculty of Criminal Law.
At today’s slander trial at the Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative Court, pitting the Word of Life religious organization against the newspaper Iravunk, the plaintiff stated that it was willing to seek reconciliation through the auspices of the Information Disputes Council.
The RA Court of Cassation threw out the appeal of the newspaper Zhamank which sought to overturn a lower court verdict of September 9, 2011
The libel trial in which the Arrhythmology Cardiology Center had sued the newspaper Aravot daily came to a close when the litigants decided to reconcile in the Kentron and Nork-Marash Civil Court.
The RA Appeals Court refused to accept attorney Artur Grigoryan suit regarding the decision of a lower court to find in the favor of the newspaper Hraparak.
Today’s preliminary trial session pitting Gurgen Aghajanyan against the Zhoghovurd newspaper had to be postponed since the defendant failed to appear.
The slander trial in which Paravon Mirzoyan is suing the Chorrord Inknishanutyun newspaper continued today at the Kentron and Nork-Marash District Court in Yerevan.
Minutes ago, a Yerevan court threw out the slander suit that attorney Arur Grigoryan had filed against the newspaper Hraparak.
In the slander trial filed by Ara Gabuzyan, Head of Chair of Criminal Law of YSU Faculty of Law Ara Gabuzyan, against Banadzev Ltd. and Sirak Yeghiazaryan, the plaintiff modified his demands.
The Kentron and Nork-Marash District Court today threw out the countersuit filed by Edik Andreasyan against Hayk Babukhanyan.
Today, Judge Samvel Tadevosyan at Yerevan’s Kentron and Nork-Marash District Court threw out the slander suit filed by Hayk Babukhanyan and Iravunk Media Ltd against report.am and Edik Andreasyan.
Attorney Artur Grigoryan is suing the newspaper based on comments left by readers under an August 2011 article entitled “Citizens Fall Prey to Unscrupulous Lawyers?” that appeared in Hraparak’s internet edition. The article dealt with customers dissatisfied with Grigoryan’s legal services
Hraparak issued a formal retraction and apologized to former RA President Kocharyan
At today’s court case, in which the Jehovah’s Witnesses is suing the H1 TV station for slander, a prosecution lawyer motioned for a postponement so that her client could review the text of a retraction submitted by the defendant.
Martirosyan, in her suit, argues that a November 4, 2011 article, “I cannot live like this; an innocent man has been convicted”, contains baseless charges against her.
Plaintiff attorney Murat Asatryan motioned the court for a suspension since Hovhannes Katrdjyan had gone to the police asking that a criminal case against the hospital be initiated.
The RA Court of Cassation has rejected to hear the appeal of Hetq reporter Grisha Balasanyan regarding an October 12, 2011 verdict by the Court of Appeals.
Defense attorney Gevorg Gevorgyan argued that his client could not be charged with defamation for the comments left by readers.
The defendant has requested that the U.S. Embassy and Nune Serobyan provide the original court verdict used by the Zhoghovurd reporter as the basis for the allegedly slanderous article
Grigoryan is suing the newspaper’s website for 18 million AMD due to a number of comments left by readers under an article pertaining to him.
The trial session scheduled for today in the slander case pitting former RA President Robert Kocharyan against the newspaper Hraparak was postponed.
Hayrikian had originally filed a slander suit against the newspaper and Communist Party members Gegham Galstyan and Norik Petrosyan.