Freedom of Assembly and Association

Police demands to prosecute protesters for obstructing the normal course of the assembly, but provides no relevant records

hasmik-evoyanOn June 6, 2017 the RA Administrative Court resumed examination of the claim by the Police against protester Hasmik Evoyan and the counter-claim on declaring the police actions unlawful.

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Protester V. Petrosyan’s representative demands to suspend the proceedings

download (7)On May 29, 2017 the RA Court of Appeals resumed examination of protester Vahram Petronsyan’s case.

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Protester N. Badalyan will not be prosecuted: the claim of Police was rejected

On May 20, 2017 the RA Administrative Court, presided by S. Hovakimyan, announced its judgment on protester Naira Badalyan’s case.

By its judgment, the court rejected the claim of the police to hold N. Badalyan liable under Article 180.1 (11 and 15) of the RA Code on Administrative Offences.

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Complaint of M. Kirakosyan, ‘Electric Yerevan’ protest participant affected by police actions, was rejected

4983Under the examination of the complaint against the RA Special Investigation Service decision on discontinuing the criminal proceedings initiated based on ‘Electric Yerevan’ protest participant Mikayel Krakosyan’s crime report on apprehension by force from the protest venue and getting injuries, on May 11, 2017 the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts held a next-in-turn court hearing when it announced its ruling.  

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The right to pension of missing person’s mother will be restored: the court found DM decree invalid

On April 10, 2017, the RA Administrative Court, presided by judge K. Avetisyan, announced its judgment resulting from the examination of the claim of missing person’s mother Svetlana Sargsyan and her representative T. Siradeghyan, lawyer at Yerevan Office of HCA Vanadzor, against the RA Ministry of Defense.

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Prosecutor did not attend examination of ‘Electric Yerevan’ participant’s complaint

4983On April 7, 2017, the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts of Yerevan, presided by judge A. Nikoghosyan, resumed examination of the complaint of ‘Electric Yerevan’ participant Mikayel Kirakosyan against the RA SIS’s decree on suspending the criminal proceedings initiated on the crime report on forced apprehension and receiving injuries.

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The judge felt ill; court hearing on protestor’s case was not held

On March 27, 2017, the RA Administrative Court had a scheduled examination of RA Police claim against Vahram Petrosyan, who attended the assembly before examination of the motion on extending Gevorg Safaryan’s detention on March 23, 2016. By its claim, the Police demanded that administrative sanctions were imposed on Vahram Petrosyan under Article 180.1(11 and 15) of the RA Code of Administrative Offenses.

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There are no records on interfering with the normal course of the assembly by protestor Hasmik Evoyan

On March 27, 2017, the RA Administrative Court, presided by A. Tovmasyan, held another pre-trial court hearing under examination of the RA Police claim against Hasmik Evoyan, participant of the protest in March 2016 before examination of the motion on extending Gevorg Safaryan’s detention.

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Spitting contains no offensive remark; the police claim is ill-founded

hq720As we informed before, the RA Administrative Court completed examination of the RA Police claim against ‘Armenian Women’s Front’ member Susanna Simonyan on imposing on her administrative sanctions under Article 172.3 of the RA Code of Administrative Offences and Susanna Simonyan’s counter-claim on declaring the RA Police actions unlawful.

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Police actions against protester Taron Siradeghyan were unlawful: the Court of Appeals upheld the appeal

On February 24, 2017, the RA Administrative Court of Appeals, presided by judge A. Sargsyan, and in the presence of judges A. Abovyan and A. Babyan, announced its ruling on the appeal of defendant and counter-plaintiff Taron Siradeghyan and his representative, Tatevik Siradeghyan, lawyer at Yerevan Office of HCA Vanadzor, against the RA Administrative Court’s judgment of March 2, 2016. 

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Protester Naira Badalyan’s representative motioned to discontinue in part the case proceedings

On February 22, 2017, the RA Administrative Court, presided by S. Hovakimyan, resumed the examination of the Police claim on imposing administrative sanctions under Article 180.1(11 and 15) of the RA Code of Administrative Offences on Naira Badalyan who took part in the assembly before the examination of the motion on extending Gevorg Safaryan’s detention in March, 2016. Under the case, N. Badalyan’s representative, Tatevik Siradeghyan, Lawyer at Yerevan Office of HCA Vanadzor, filed a counter-claim on declaring the police actions unlawful.

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Despite the objections of the police representative, 3 more witnesses to be questioned on ‘Armenian Women’s Front’ member Susanna Simonyan’s case

susanna_Simonyan_2On February 14, 2017, the RA Administrative Court, presided by judge K. Zarikyan, resumed examination of the RA Police claim against ‘Armenian Women’s Front’ member Susanna Simonyan, by which it was required to impose on her administrative sanctions under Article 172.3 of the RA Code on Administrative Offences. Note that Susanna Simonyan also submitted a counter claim on declaring the RA Police actions unlawful.

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