20:39 | August 4, 2018
Pink Armenia has released a statement regarding an incident that occurred yesterday evening in the Syunik village of Shurnoukh, describing it as an attack against nine individuals, including several LGBT activists.
09:58 | August 2, 2018
On 1 August 2018 Protocol No. 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights came into force in respect of the 10-member States that have signed and ratified it: Albania, Armenia, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Lithuania, San Marino, Slovenia and Ukraine.
12:20 | July 28, 2018
Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (HRD) Arman Tatoyan today visited Robert Kocharyan, the country’s second president, who is being held in pre-trial detention on the charge of “usurping state power” during the March 1-2, 2008 public protests in Yerevan.
00:28 | July 28, 2018
A Yerevan court today decided that former Armenian deputy defense minister Yuri Khachatryan, charged with “usurping state power during the March 1-2, 2008 public protests in Yerevan, can be released from pre-trial detention if he pays AMD 5 million ($10,400) bail.
16:14 | July 21, 2018
For comparative purposes let me cite the following numbers from my course work. In Estonia, whose population is similar to Armenia, the number of lifers is 6. In Poland, with a population of 38 million, the number is 200.
18:19 | July 11, 2018
Marineh Papyan, a former coordinator of the European Union’s grants programs in Armenia arrested in April 2017 on swindling millions of drams from various EU programs over the years, is eligible for release from pre-trial detention if she pays AMD 10 million bail.
15:14 | June 28, 2018
Vazgen Galstyan, one of the activists blocking the roads to Amulsar for the past six days, told Hetq that he received a letter to this effect yesterday from the legal agency representing Lydian Armenia.
21:14 | May 17, 2018
Artsruni is a citizen of Lebanon, has been a member of the ARF since 1981 and moved to Armenia in 1990. During his imprisonment, he’s organized English and computer classes at Nubarashen prison.
11:28 | May 11, 2018
Garegin Chukaszyan, a member of Armenia’s opposition Pre-Parliament movement who had gone underground in July 2016 after being accused by law enforcement for organizing “mass disorder but was arrested on April 23 of this year after appearing in public, has entered his thirteenth day of a hunger strike.
20:11 | April 22, 2018
At around 3pm today, protesters from nearby towns and villages shut down traffic on the Noyemberyan-Alaverdi roadway, moving on to blocking Bargratashen Border Crossing in around half an hour. For three hours, Chief of Tavush Marz Police, Colonel G. Grigoryan could not convince demonstrators to unblock the border crossing.
19:27 | April 22, 2018
We urge the government to show restraint to allow for peaceful protest and we urge those exercising their freedom of assembly to do so responsibly, to avoid violence, and to prevent an escalation of tensions.
14:08 | April 22, 2018
People are said to have blocked the streets leading to the police station in Yerevan’s Shengavit District, where detained protest leaders Nikol Pashinyan, Ararat Mirzoyan and Sasun Mikayelyan are being kept.
13:45 | April 22, 2018
We, the undersigned civil society organizations in Armenia, would like to bring your attention to the political situation in Armenia that is a clear confrontation between the existing autocratic corrupt regime and the hope for democracy.
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