Right to Respect for Private and Family Life
According to the SIS, the police officers who broke into journalist Arpi Makhsudyan’s apartment acted lawfully
The RA Special Investigative Service saw no elements of crime in the actions of the police officers who broke into journalist Arpi Makhsudyan’s apartment. This is stated in the RA SIS’s decision on the crime report of June 26, 2017.
After the seizure of the RA Police patrol-guard service regiment premises with all its ammunition by ‘Sasna Tsrer’ group on July 17, 2016, the RA Police presented some of the group members also as “persons inclined to using drugs”. The other mass media also disseminated the same information and used the term “drug addict”.
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.
On December 23, 2015, Davit Selimyan’s case was appealed to the European Court of Human Rights. Note that back on June 23, 2015, he was violently apprehended from the electricity price hike protest venue to a police station and unlawfully kept there in violation of the rights under the ECHR articles below: Article 3 (Prohibition of torture), Article 5 (Right to liberty and security), Article 8 (Right to respect for private and family life), Article 10 (Freedom of expression), Article 11 (Freedom of assembly and association), Article 13 (Right to an effective remedy), and Article 14 (Prohibition of discrimination).
Second Tailing Dump for Akhtala Mining Plant Constructed without Taking into Account the Opinion of Community Population
The tailing dump of Akhtala mining plant is located at the boundary of Tchotchkan village of Lori Marz (region) and Mets Ayrum village of Tavush Marz. The tailing dump actually causes hazardous healthcare and agricultural factors for the population of the communities above.
The Report provides a summary of the incidences of oppression and persecution, assessment of the compliance by the Republic of Armenia with its commitments, including the recommendations on Armenia of 2010 by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders (SR).
The RA Court of Appeals will try the claim of “the acquitted over Mataghis case” versus Gagik Jhangiryan
On January 15, 2013 a claim against Gagik Jhangiryan was submitted to the Court of Common Jurisdiction of Arabkir and Qanaqer-Zeytun Administrative Districts of Yerevan by A. Zalyan, M. Serobyan and R. Sargsyan regarding compensation for the damage caused to their prestige, dignity and business reputation and obliging the latter to make a public apology.