Right to be free from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment
The Ministry of Finances would like to be involved as a third party in the examination of the claim filed by Armenian Women’s Front member Susanna Simonyan
On February 1, 2018 the RA Administrative Court adjourned the examination of the claim filed by Armenian Women’s Front member Susanna Simonyan against the RA Police.
The European Court of Human Rights has accepted the complaint filed by HCA Vanadzor on the case of the killed servicemen and has addressed questions to the RA Government
On August 28, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights commenced proceedings and addressed its questions to the parties based on the complaint of the legal successors of servicemen Robert Hovhannisyan and Andranik Sargsyan, who were killed in the NKR Defense Army on July 28, 2010.
Defense counsel insists that young men charged with theft were forced to provide self-confession testimony; the case is in court (video)
T. Grigoryan and Z. Naslyan were arrested and then detained on charges of committing a theft in July, 2017 and currently are kept at ‘Vanadzor’ penitentiary facilities. The charges are based on their self-confession testimonies which the accused later denied.
Police officers to be questioned as well under protestor V. Petrosyan’s case
On September 8, 2017 the RA Administrative Court resumed examining the case of V. Petrosyan, who took part in the protest in Mashtots Avenue in March 2016.
RA SIS started a new examination of a crime report on ‘Mataghis’ case submitted back in 2005
Following the crime report submitted on ‘Mataghis’ case back on December 12, 2005, the Department for Examination of Torture and Crimes against Humanity, RA Special Investigation Service, initiated criminal proceedings under Article 309(2), RA Criminal Code /abuse of official power by use of violence/. Arayik Zalyan was declared a victim under the proceedings. While in its judgment of March 17, … Continue reading
The student lost his eye and eyesight, and the state imposed only a minor fine; the case of the student from Sevan got to ECHR too
The representatives of Mesrop Khachatryan, the student who lost his eye as a result of his teacher’s violent actions, filed a complaint to ECHR on July 19, 2017. In the basis of the complaint is the Article 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights which provides the right to stay away from torture.
Requirement to prosecute protestors is based on the explanations of police officers
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.
After Cassation Court reversed the judicial act, the complaint under ‘Mataghis’ case is again in first instance court
Today, 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.
Police demands to prosecute protesters for obstructing the normal course of the assembly, but provides no relevant records
On 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.