Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction today released Armen Khachatryan, Mayor of the Syunik village of Hartashen, who had been arrested on charges of “hooliganism” during PM Nikol Pashinyan’s recent trip to the province.
The case of Yousouf Alaabet al-Haji, and Muhrab Mohammad Al Shkher, two Syrian mercenaries captured by the Artsakh Defense Army during last year’s Karabakh war, has been sent to the Syunik Provincial Court of First Instance for adjudication.
Former Armenian Prosecutor General Gevorg Kostanyan, charged on several counts in connection with the March 1, 2008 case, will remain in pre-trial detention.
Kocharyan’s trial on bribery charges will continue. So too will the money laundering and bribery trial of Armen Gevorgyan.
Armenia’s Constitutional Court today ruled that the criminal case against former President Robert Kocharyan, charged with the overthrowing of constitutional order during the post-election protests in Yerevan on March 1-2, 2008, must be dropped becaus
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction today rejected a motion filed by former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s lawyers to lift a freeze placed on their client’s assets.
Lawyers for former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, charged with masterminding the embezzlement of 489 million drams (just over $1 million) in 2013 from a state-sponsored diesel fuel assistance program, filed a court motion today to have a freeze p
Armenia’s Criminal Appeals Court today upheld a lower court’s decision to keep Vahagn Vermishyan, former Chairman of the Urban Development Committee, in pre-detention.
The court terminated the criminal prosecution against Arayik Khandoyan, who died during the examination of the case.
A Yerevan court today denied bail to two individuals charged with illegally entering the Government Building in Yerevan on November 10.
The ECHR stated that the two key testimonies against Dadayan could not be used as a basis for his guilty verdict and ordered Armenia to pay €3,400 in compensation to Dadayan.
World boxing champion Israyel Hakobkokhyan, one of the five individuals arrested at a January 28 anti-Pashinyan protest in Yerevan, was rushed to hospital today after suffering a heart attack.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction today court rejected a motion filed by the Investigative Committee to detain world champion boxer Israyel Hakobkokhyan, one of the five individuals arrested at a January 28 anti-Pashinyan protest outside
A Yerevan court today rejected a motion filed by the Investigative Committee to detain Arshak Zakaryan, one of the five individuals arrested at a January 28 anti-Pashinyan protest outside the Government Building in Yerevan.
A Yerevan court today found that yesterday’s arrest of Vahagn Chakhalyan, one of the five individuals at an anti-Pashinyan outside the Government Building in Yerevan, was illegal and rejected a motion to detain him.
Five individuals in Armenia have been arrested on charges of attempting to seize the Government Building in Yerevan.
When asked by a reporter about how to remove him, Badasyan answered that there are various ways, even physical removal.
Markosyan’s son, Gnel Tosyan, is one of the four military cadets accused of murdering fellow cadet Haykaz Barseghyan in January 2015.
Balyan believes that, one year on, the Armenian public and government, including the courts, have come to grips with living with the virus and have made the necessary modifications.
As of 1pm local time, Yerevan police have detained 69 demonstrators gathered outside the Government Building calling for the resignation of Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan.
The IC has also accused Arushanyan of several other crimes including abusing his official powers, organizing illegal business and violating environmental regulations.
Goris Mayor Arush Arushanyan, arrested yesterday on suspicion of organizing an illegal rally in the southern Armenian town, has been released.
Armen Melkonyan, lawyer for Goris Mayor Arush Arushanyan, told Hetq that the arrest of his client earlier today on charges of organizing an illegal rally is baseless.
Earlier, Arushanyan had announced that he and Goris residents would not let Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, who’s visiting the area, from entering the city that lies close to Armenia’s new border with Azerbaijan.
A Yerevan court today rejected a motion to detain former Armenian Minister of Nature Protection Vardan Ayvazyan, arrested and charged on suspicion of organizing an attempt to usurp power in the country.
A Yerevan court today decided to release Sedrak Arustamyan, the director of Multi Group Concern LLC, on 50 million AMD ($98,040) bail.
Five people on hunger strike outside the Government Building in Yerevan have ended their protest after a visit by Catholicos Garegin II.
Five individuals sit on chairs outside the Government Building in Yerevan.
A former member of Armenia’s Constitutional Court has gone on hunger strike in Yerevan outside the Government Building, demanding the resignation of Nikol Pashinyan, the country’s prime minister.
Armenia’s Special Investigative Service has launched a criminal case of “abuse of official authority” against Movses Hakobyan, a former Chief of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces for his November 19 remarks criticizing Prime Minister Nikol Pas
Prosperous Armenia Party leader Gagik Tsarukyan, also arrested on November 11 as he headed to the rally, has also been released.
Eleven political opposition leaders in Armenia have been charged as part of a larger Special Investigative Service case looking into a November 11 rally in Yerevan calling for the resignation of PM Nikol Pashinyan.
Arthur Ghazinyan, Eduard Sharmazanov and Arsen Babayan have been charged under Article 225 of Armenia’s Criminal Code: "Organization of mass disorder, accompanied with violence, pogroms, arson, destruction or damage to property, using fire-arms, expl
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction of the city of Yerevan has declared that the decision to arrest Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) leader Gagik Tsarukyan was illegal.
Lawyers for Arthur Vanetsyan, leader of the Homeland Party, and Ishkhan Saghatelyan, a representative of the Supreme Body of the ARF, say they have filed motions protesting their clients’ arrest yesterday.
A lawyer for Gagik Tsarukyan, the leader of the Prosperous Armenia party arrested yesterday, told Hetq that his client believes he’s being politically persecuted for criticizing the Pashinyan government for its handling of the war in Artsakh.
In response to a Hetq inquiry the Police Press Service reported that as of 13:30, 79 people had been detained.
Prosperous Armenia Party leader Gagik Tsarukyan is now at the offices of National Security Service. Smbat Minasyan, one of Tsarukyan's lawyers, confirmed the news to Hetq. The lawyer did not provide any other details.
The two Syrian mercenaries recently captured by Artsakh Defense Forces have told their Armenian interrogators that their Azerbaijani commanders had distributed psychotropic drugs to the foreign combatants.
Artsakh Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Artak Beglaryan today reported that the relatives of Misha Melkumyan, an 84-year-old Armenian who died in captivity in Azerbaijan after being taken prisoner in the ongoing fighting, told him that the man did
Artsakh Human Rights Ombudsman Artak Beglaryan, at a briefing today in Stepanakert, reported that at least 46 civilians had been killed and 144 wounded since the outbreak of hostilities on September 27.
Yerevan’s Court of General Jurisdiction, on October 29, released Karen Khachatryan, the nephew of former Armenian Finance Minister Gagik Khachatryan, on 30 million AMD ($60,760) bail.
Deputy Director of the Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) Colonel Armen Abazyan today reports that 37 Armenian border guards have been killed in fighting since Azerbaijan launched military operations against Artsakh and Armenia.
Beglaryan downplayed recent remarks by Azerbaijani President Aliyev that Karabakh Armenians would be given “cultural autonomy”.
Prosperous Armenia Party leader Gagik Tsarukyan will be released on 100 million AMD ($202,300) bail.
One of the parents was working abroad and was told that information to this effect was on the internet. Later, the military commissariats officially informed the parents, presented them with videos, and the parents identified their sons.
Azerbaijani armed forces, violating the humanitarian ceasefire agreement, launched offensive operations today in the southern and northern directions along the Karabakh Line of Contact according to Armenian Defense Ministry representative Artsrun Hov
Armenia’s Criminal Appeals Court today upheld a lower court’s decision to detain Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) leader Gagik Tsarukyan.
Tsarukyan is charged under Article 154.2 of Armenia’s Criminal Code - giving bribes to voters, receiving bribes, violating the ban on charity during elections or obstructing the exercise of the voter's free will.