The RA Ministry of Justice responds to the letters about imprisoned persons sent by Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor Office only to the extent that it finds suitable.
Artur Sakunts, “Political forces do not present the theme of those subjected to political persecution at meetings with interstate organizations”
In an interview with Tert.am, Chairperson of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor Office Artur Sakunts details what he meant and which political forces he meant when stating that secret messages are sent from Yerevan to international organizations, denying their, i.e. human rights defenders’ and personally his, i.e. Artur Sakunts’ assessment about Karo Yeghnukyan, Andrias Ghukasyan, Zhirayr Sefilyan, Shant and his friends being political prisoners
In 2017 4 citizens were fined for dumping garbage not in designated areas in Vanadzor. The amount of each fine was 20,000 AMD. In all the cases construction waste was dumped not in designated areas.
In conclusion, the inadequate research conducted by Lydian, and its inexperience in the mining field as well as the financial shortcomings to counteract these resulting environmental issues, make the Amulsar mining operation a high risk project, which should be reconsidered by officials and investors.
The court ruled that the conscript charged with avoidance of military service is to undergo an additional examination
On February 15, 2018 the Court of General Jurisdiction of Lori Province ruled to assign a complex forensic and military medical examination in connection with the case of conscript T. M., who did not leave to start military service because of disagreeing with the decision of the Central Medical Commission.
US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills’ statements on corruption note once again that, despite repeated statements by the government and the political majority, the fight against corruption in Armenia is ineffective. Human rights defender Artur Sakunts made such an observation in his interview to Lragir.am.
The resident of Spitak Care House who was declared incompetent demands to declare him competent and to abolish the guardianship assigned for him.
Will the Defense Ministry or the Ministry of Finance provide compensation to the ex-serviceman? The case is in court
On March 5, 2018 the Lori General Jurisdiction Court of First Instance ruled to involve the Ministry of Defense of the RA as a co-defendant in the case pertaining to the provision of compensation to the ex-serviceman.
HCA Vanadzor’s response to the clarification by the RA General Prosecutor’s Office with regard to the additional information paper of HCA Vanadzor on the fatalities in the Armed Forces in 2017
Only in the case of the adequate implementation of the commitments undertaken by the RA authorities in international instances through human rights conventions and covenants will the representatives of the authorities be able to present their reports in a proper manner.
The court rejected the claim demanding to make a decision on the report with regard to Serzh Sargsyan’s statement; added
It was also obvious for the court that the Prosecutor’s Office demonstrated inaction not only by not making any respective decisions on the report but also by not implementing any investigative and procedural action with regard to the facts mentioned.
With the ruling rejecting the complaint, the court in fact turned a blind eye to these circumstances.
The crime report on the activity of Teghout CJSC was sent to the Prosecutor’s Office of Lori Province
On February 21, 2018 the RA General Prosecutor’s Office responded to the crime report submitted by Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor Office with regard to the activity of Teghout CJSC. HCA Vanadzor’s letter and the attached files were sent to the Prosecutor’s Office of Lori Province.
The examination of the claim demanding to cease the construction works at Vanadzor’s Artsakh Park is to commence on May 18, 2018
The RA Administrative Court has started proceedings on HCA Vanadzor’s claim demanding to cease the construction works at Vanadzor’s Artsakh Park.
The first preliminary court hearing is scheduled for May 18, 2018.