On 17.07.2016 the RA National Security Service (NSS) issued a statement informing the Armenian public that earlier on the same day an armed group had seized the premises of the Patrol Service Regiment of the RA Police and taken some police officers as hostages.
On 17.07.2016 the RA National Security Service (NSS) issued a statement informing the Armenian public that earlier on the same day an armed group had seized the premises of the Patrol Service Regiment of the RA Police and taken some police officers as hostages. The armed group calling themselves “Sasna Tsrer” (the Daredevils of Sassoun) has put forward certain demands, including the resignation of the incumbent President Serzh Sargsyan, release of Zhirayr Sefilyan, leader of21.07.2016
On 19 February, 2016, Vardges Gaspari was detained on the basis of the unlawful decision of the General Jurisdiction Court of Shengavit Administrative District of Yerevan. Anahit Ayvazi, Gaspari’s wife has not been given a permission to meet with her husband so far. Today, on 24 February, Gaspari has been taken to “Norq” psychiatric centre to undergo a forensic psychiatric examination. Tigran Yegoryan and David Gyurjyan, Gaspari’s attorneys hurried to the psychiatric centre to participate24.02.2016
Statement of the Members of Civil Society of the Republic of Armenia, including the Community of Advocates Addressed to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
During its June 9-10, 2015 session the Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter: the Committee) of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (hereinafter: the PACE) recommended “by a narrow majority, the candidature of Mr. Armen Harutyunyan, over that of the candidature of Ms. Liana Hakobyan, as the most qualified candidate” for the position of a judge to the ECtHR in respect of Armenia”. The Human20.06.2015
The Statement of the Human Rights Non-Governmental Organization “Europe in Law Association” on the Preliminary Findings of the Examination of the Documents for the Selection of the Republic of Armenia Judge to the Europe Court of Human Rights
The human rights non-governmental organization “Europe in Law Association” (hereinafter: ELA) submitted a letter to the Administration of the RA Ministry of Justice (hereinafter: the Administration) within its observation mission of the selection of the candidates for the Armenian judge to the European Court of Human Rights, requesting a permission to get familiarized with the documents submitted by the candidates, the log maintained by the Administration to register the submitted applications, as well as to10.05.2014