Right to Fair Trial
Upon the Constitutional Court’s decision, the administrative court to examine in a collegial formation the disputes on the legal documents serving as a basis for summarizing the election results
In fact, the Constitutional Court found that the current regulations of the RA Administrative Procedure Code do not guarantee a person’s right to a fair trial, which should be corrected; in particular, the disputes on electoral disputes should be examined in a collegial formation.
Today, on December 11, 2017, the Court of General Jurisdiction of Lori Province upheld the appeal of Lori TV editor-in-chief Narine Avetisyan’s representatives.
Lori TV editor-in-chief Narine Avetisyan’s representatives have applied to the Court with the claim to receive a copy of the expert conclusion
On October 23, 2017 the body conducting the proceedings refused to provide Lori TV editor-in-chief/journalist Narine Avetisyan’s representatives with a copy of the conclusion of the forensic examination.
Receiving a copy is one of the possible ways of familiarizing oneself with the expert conclusion and the aggrieved party has the right to it under the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code of the RA.
After over than a year of alerts, the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs finally took measures to protect the rights of RA citizen convicted in Ukraine
The Ukraine Court of Cassation reversed the case of RA citizen Edgar Gevorgyan sentenced to life imprisonment in Ukraine and sent it to the court of first instance for re-examination. The reversal was based on the deprivation of the defendant of the right to an interpreter.
CoE Committee of Ministers closely follows execution of ECtHR judgment on Nalbandyan v. Republic of Armenia
The RA Government submitted a response on Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor’s Reference on the execution of ECtHR judgment on Nalbandyan v. Republic of Armenia. The Organization filed its Reference to the ECtHR Department for the Execution of Judgments back on November 7, 2016 expressing its concerns that the RA Government did not ensure complete execution of the sentence; no proper and complete investigation was carried out into cases of ill-treatment and the RA Cassation Court’s ruling on sending the case for re-examination of June 24, 2016 was not executed.
On January 10, 2016, the Court of Criminal Appeals granted the appeal of Ani Chatinyan, representative of victim’s successor and lawyer at HCA Vanadzor, against the decree of the Armavir Marz (region) Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee of April 26, 2016 on discontinuing the criminal proceedings on the case and not prosecuting the other persons involved in the fight with Anzor Karapetyan on December 31, 2015.
Today, on January 10, 2016, the Court of Criminal Appeals, presided by Judge A. Azaryan, granted the appeal against the decree of the Armavir Marz (region) Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee of April 26, 2016 on discontinuing the criminal proceedings on the case and not prosecuting the other persons involved in the fight with Anzor Karapetyan on December 31, 2015.
The European Court of Human Rights submitted questions on the case of the deceased military serviceman: RA Government will answer them by March 20, 2017
Following the complaint submitted with the support of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor, the European Court of Human Rights submitted its questions to the Parties on the case of NKR Defense Army conscript soldier Tigran Varyan’s death. The victim’s successor and his representative filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights under Article 6 (Right to a fair trial), Article 2 … Continue reading
The ECtHR judgment on Nalbandyan v. Armenia was not executed fully: HCA Vanadzor applied to the CoE Department for the Execution of ECtHR Judgments
On November 7, 2016, HCA Vanadzor submitted to the Department for the Execution of ECtHR Judgments a reference on the execution of Nalbandyan v. Armenia judgment.
The appeal of the aggrieved party on the case of the teacher who inflicted on her student injury of an eye was granted partially
As reported before, on July 27, 2016, the RA Court of Criminal Appeals partially granted the appeal submitted by the aggrieved party on the case of Mesrop Khachatryan, an 8th-grade student who lost one of his eyes and his eyesight at the High School of Sevan town in Gegharkunik marz (region) on December 9, 2014, and reversed the ruling of the General Jurisdiction Court of Gegharkunik marz (region), RA, dated April 25, 2016 with regard to the material damage compensation.
The case of the teacher who caused injury of an eye of her pupil is under examination at the Court of Appeals
HCA Vanadzor protects the rights of Mesrop Khachatryan, an 8th grade student who lost one of his eyes and his eyesight at the High School of Sevan town in Gegharkunik marz (region) on December 9, 2014.
On April 16, 2016, the criminal proceedings initiated on the death of young Elen Parsadanyan’s death were again discontinued without any logical grounds despite the fact that on the same day the investigator granted by his decree the motion of the aggrieved party on questioning the expert responsible for the additional commission expert examination.