Right to Life

Prosecutor on young Lia Misakyan’s case did not attend the court hearing

images (4)On April 3, 2017, the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts of Yerevan, RA, had a scheduled next-in-turn court hearing under the examination of Lia Misakyan’s death.

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Prosecutor did not attend the hearing for reasons unknown to the court: court hearing on Lia Misakyan’s death postponed again

On February 21, 2017, the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts of Yerevan city, RA, presided by judge M. Melkonyan, resumed examination of 2-year-and-3-month-old Lia Misakyan’s death on charges against Lilit Vardanyan and Zarine Ayvazyan under Article 130(2) of the RA Criminal Code.

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Lawyers of defendants under the case of Lia Martirosyan’s death do not attend court hearings

f546d1bc0341a7_546d1bc03459a.thumbOn January 27, 2017, the General Jurisdiction Court of First Instance of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts of Yerevan city, RA, presided by Judge M. Melkonyan, resumed examination of the case of Lia Misakyan’s death on the charges against Lilit Vardanyan and Zarine Ayvazyan under Article 130(2) of the RA Criminal Code.

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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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Court hearing on young Lia Misakyan’s case postponed

f546d1bc0341a7_546d1bc03459a.thumbOn November 18, 2016, the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts of Yerevan city, RA, presided by judge M. Melkonyan, examined the criminal case on charges against Lilit Vardanyan and Zarine Ayvazyan under Article 130(2) of RA Criminal Code.

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Another appeal on young Elen Parsadanyan’s death submitted to court

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.

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Appeal on points of law on the case of Lia Misakyan’s death was granted in part

f546d1bc0341a7_546d1bc03459a.thumbToday, on June 24, 2016, the RA Court of Cassation ruled to grant in part the appeal on points of law submitted by Artur Sakunts, Chairman of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor and representative of successor of the victim under the case of 2-year-and-3-months-old Lia Misakyan who died at Arabkir Medical Center on January 3, 2013.

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Another appeal submitted on the death case pending since 2010

On May 11, 2016, by ruling of the General Jurisdiction Court of Kentron and Nork-Marash administrative districts of Yerevan city, RA, the complaint filed by Arayik Zalyan and Ani Chatinyan, HCA Vanadzor lawyers and representatives of Susanna Antonyan, successor of Arman Antonyan who deceased due to improper medical care, was dismissed again.  

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Investigating agency decided to question the expert and on the same day discontinued the criminal proceedings

Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor reported before that the motion submitted under the criminal case initiated on young Elen Parsadanyan’s death had been granted partially, and accordingly, the expert responsible for the forensic examination should be questioned.

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Physician Anahit Petrosyan charged with the death of 2 children was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment

On June 2, 2016, the General Jurisdiction Court of Armavir marz (region) announced its judgment on the case of Anahit Petrosyan, Head of Infectious Diseases Unit at Armavir Medical Center, charged with the death of young Karine Hovhannisyan and Erik Amirkhanyan.

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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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