Right to an Effective Remedy of Legal Protection

‘It’s Your Choice’ NGO observer guided voters for RPA

IMG_3912 (1)The ‘Independent Observer’ Alliance representatives alert that there were overcrowdings at polling station № 22/34 in Gyulagarak community of Lori marz (region). After the chairperson of the commission was informed of it he/she took no measures to stop the fraud and as shown on the website of live broadcast from the polling stations, the fraud continued till 5:30 pm.

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Investigator confirmed: “Disclosure by the doctor of the information that Kajik Grigoryan was a drug user was not required by professional necessity”

maxresdefault (2)On February 9, 2017, the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts, presided by Judge A. Nikoghosyan, resumed examination of HCA Vanadzor NGO’s complaint under the case of Kajik Grigoryan, who burnt himself on Baghramyan Avenue.  

Note that in his interview to the journalists, N. Davidyan, Director of the Republican Scientific Center for Radiation Medicine and Burns, mentioned that the person who burnt himself was HIV-positive and “had drug addiction” and described him as an “avid drug addict” disclosing information on his 10 years’ imprisonment.

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“The body responsible for proceedings hurried”: by prosecutor’s decree, the case of 54-year-old woman who died of snake bite at ‘Erebuni’ Medical Center was sent to preliminary investigation

Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor carries on dealing with the case of Karine Harutyunyan, 54-year-old resident of Surenavan village in Ararat marz (region) who was taken to ‘Ararat Hospital’ Medical Center after snake bite on August 17, 2015 and died after some days at ‘Erebuni’ Medical Center.   

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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

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Complaint lodged to the European Court of Human Rights on the case of the Khudoyans forcibly removed from the area in front of the presidential palace

HCA Vanadzor lodged a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights on the case of Ashot Khudoyan and Heghine Makaryan, protesting spouses forcibly removed  by a group of plain-clothes police officers from the area in front of the RA Presidential Palace due to the official visit of the Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin to the Republic of Armenia on December 2, 2013.

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ECtHR received the complaint on the case of serviceman Hayk Khachatryan who died of chickenpox

Հայկ ԽաչատրյանMovses Khachatryan, successor of serviceman Hayk Khachatryan who died of chickenpox on December 30, 2011, received a letter from the European Court of Human Rights dated May 17, 2016 confirming the receipt of the complaint submitted to the Court with the help of his representative lawyer Mushegh Shushanyan.

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Preliminary investigation into the case of Serob Gevorgyan, convict deceased at Nubarashen penitentiary, is in progress

Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor took on the protection of the rights of the successors of convict Serob Gevorgyan who died on April 27, 2015.

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European Court of Human Rights admitted complaint under the case of serviceman M. Dimaksyan’s death

On March 31, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights admitted the complaint under Marat Dimaksyan’s case, who died from a negligent gunshot by his fellow serviceman on February 5, 2012 on the way to the military hospital. The complaint was lodged on March 28, 2014 by successor to the victim, Alexander Dimaksyan with the help of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor.

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Criminal proceedings initiated on Karine Harutyunyan’s death at hospital from snakebite

HCA Vanadzor supports protection of the violated rights of Karine Harutyunyan from Surenavan village who died from snakebite in August 2015 at Erebuni Medical Center after being transferred there from Ararat Hospital Medical Center.

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Case of K. Harutyunyan who died at ‘Erebuni’ Medical Center appealed to Prosecutor General’s Office

Գոյություն չունեցող ընթերակաների գործով նոր քրեական գործ է հարուցվել On August 31, 2015, Gagik Tadevosyan from Surenavan village, Ararat Marz (Region), consulted HCA Vanadzor. He said that on August 17, a snake bit his mother, Karine Harutyunyan, in their yard. She was immediately taken to ‘Ararat Hospital’ Medical Center. Then after receiving no adequate medical care for hours, she was taken to ‘Erebuni’ Medical Center and died there from acute autointoxication and multiple organ failure.

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Contract Serviceman Wanted by Police Still Remains under Control of Russian Law Enforcement Agencies

The investigator at the Investigative Committee refused to comment on the situation.

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On July 2, 2015, Vardanush Khechikyan from Vanadzor consulted the HCA Vanadzor stating that back on January 16, 2014 her son Garik Khechikyan /patronymic: Levon/ had signed a military service contract. However due to the sharply deteriorated social situation, he submitted a report on discharge from his  service before the contract expiration date, and without waiting up for relevant decree, left for Russian Federation for work. The applicant also mentioned that G. Khechikyan was arrested in Russian Federation on suspicion of a crime.

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Police should be a supportive body and not a force dismissing peaceful protestors: A discussion about the right of civil disobedience

HCA_1510On November 5, a year ago, Shant Harutyunyan and a number of his supporters moved from the Freedom Square to the Presidential Residence wearing Guy Fox masks but due to the clashes with the Police on Mashtots avenue they were arrested and sentenced to 6 years in prison.

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