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Hasmik Khachatryan’s domestic violence criminal court case

30981On April 17th 2015, at 11am Hasmik Khachatryan’s domestic violence criminal court case will be examined at the Republic of Armenia Court of Appeals.

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Artur Sakunts: The same can happen to any political force that will seek change of power (video)

052ce7d788100dd4d9b9cca2e569f898-472x265Didn’t the law enforcement agencies violate human rights by arresting seven members of the opposition Founding Parliament group?

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MEMBERS OF FOUNDING PARLIAMENT UNDERGO POLITICAL PERSECUTIONS

safe_imageOn April 7, 2015, since 6:30 am the RA National Security Service and the RA Investigative Committee have carried out on the whole territory of the Republic of Armenia the so-called “Capture” (Russian: «Захват», Armenian: «Գերևարում») operation accompanied by searches in the apartments of the Founding Parliament Members, their apprehension and arrests.

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Адвокаты назвали спорными предполагаемые мотивы расстрела семьи Аветисянов

До сих пор армянские правоохранители не возбудили в отношении Пермякова уголовное дело в связи с попыткой пересечения государственной границы, заметил руководитель Ванадзорского офиса Хельсинкской гражданской ассамблеи, правозащитник и представитель правопреемников семьи Аветисянов Артур Сакунц.

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Армянские юристы заявили о нарушении Россией договоренностей с Арменией в деле Пермякова

Обвиняемый в убийстве семьи Аветисян должен был находиться в руках армянских властей, однако российская сторона отказалась выполнять договоренности с Арменией, утверждают армянские юристы и правозащитники.

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Эксперты заявили о необходимости решения проблемы УДО для осужденных в Армении

Основные проблемы в исправительных учреждениях Армении остаются нерешенными, в том числе требует пересмотра механизм условно-досрочного освобождения осужденных, заявили армянские правозащитники. Правозащитники 5 марта в Ереване провели дискуссию на тему: “Доклад Европейского комитета по предотвращению пыток: положительные и отрицательные тенденции”, передает корреспондент “Кавказского узла“. Европейский комитет по предотвращению пыток (ЕКПП) опубликовал 27 января 2015 года доклад по проблемам в исправительных учреждениях Армении. Авторы доклада … Continue reading

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Training on effective medico-legal documentation of torture and ill-treatment

HCA_4876On 18-22 December 2014, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor organized a training session on effective medico-legal documentation of torture and ill-treatment in cooperation with IRCT (The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims), OSF-Armenia (The Open Society Foundations – Armenia) and HRHT (Human Rights House Tbilisi), with the support of Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Armenia.

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HCA Vanadzor’s Statement on Boris Nemtsov’s murder

78562Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor office strongly condemns the murder of the head of RF democracy movement Boris Nemtsov.

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Open Statement Vitishko

We, the undersigned non-governmental not-for-profit organizations, hereby appeal to you to
take all necessary measures to free environmental defender Evgeny G. Vitishko (born July 3,
1973) immediately and unconditionally; to initiate legal proceedings regarding the wrongful
conviction of Evgeny Vitishko; hold those responsible for his conviction legally accountable; and
clarify the withdrawal by the Office of Prosecutor General of the request to vacate the decision
of the Tuapse city court of Krasnodar Krai from December 12, 2013 to revoke the suspended
sentence and transfer Evgeny Vitishko to a penal settlement colony. We also ask you to
investigate the facts of the violation of water and forest laws in Bzhid township (Tuapse District,
Krasnodar Krai).

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New Definition of Corpus Delicti ‘Torture’: on Trail of Draft Law

արդարադատության-նախարարության-IMG_5321-copy-440x293The civil society members and lawyers have reiterated the incompliance of the corpus delicti of ‘torture’ in the RA Criminal Code with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and the need for legislative changes and amendments.

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Details about Tigran Simonyan and Circumstances of His Death

Today, the HCA Vanadzor staff again visited the family of Lieutenant Tigran Simonyan, a serviceman of Yeghnikner military unit deceased at the combat post on February 10, to find out more details on the incident. During the previous visit, the staff could talk only to one family member who claimed learning about the incident from the media. As for today, … Continue reading

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Tigran Simonyan’s Family Learned of His Death from the Media

Dh6hjFloxZqyVKFzlNpfAj6gCyThe HCA Vanadzor staff have just visited Lieutenant Tigran Simonyan’s family. Tigran Simonyan, who deceased yesterday, on February 10 2015, at the combat post, was from Vanadzor.

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