Right to be free from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment

Requirement to prosecute protestors is based on the explanations of police officers

download (7)In response to T. Siradeghyan’s question on the evidence proving that any order was issued to V. Petrosyan, S. Melikyan mentioned that there was no such evidence, except for the explanations of the police officers.

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After Cassation Court reversed the judicial act, the complaint under ‘Mataghis’ case is again in first instance court

դատToday, on June 9, 2017 the General Jurisdiction Court of Kentron and Nork-Marash administrative districts of Yerevan city started examination of the complaint filed on January 8, 2006 under ‘Mataghis’ case.

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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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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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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.

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Examination of ‘Electric Yerevan’ participant Mikayel Kirakosyan’s complaint to be continued

4983On March 9, 2017, the General Jurisdiction Court of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts of Yerevan, RA, presided by judge A. Nikoghosyan, examined ‘Electric Yerevan’ participant Mikayel Kirakosyan’s complaint.

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Police officers will not be held liable for using violence against the child selling napkins in the street and insulting his mother

default (4)Some months ago, news.am news website posted a publication that police officers apprehended by force a minor child selling napkins in the street, and after apprehension the child developed health problems because of being frightened, according to the doctors.

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Court’s ruling on Gayane Arustamyan’s case to be announced on March 14

gayane arustamyan1On February 23, 2017, the RA Administrative Court, presided by judge H. Ayvazyan, resumed examination of the RA Police claim on brining Gayane Arustamyan to administrative responsibility and Gayane Arustamyan’s counter-claim on declaring the RA Police actions unlawful.

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The Special Investigation Service did not investigate the violence against detainee by penitentiary staff

HCA Vanadzor carries on protecting Hrachya Gevorgyan’s rights.

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