Arman Tatoyan met with the Director General of the Directorate General of Democracy of the Council of Europe


2017-01-24 17:22:21  |   |   Human Rights | 2630   
The RA Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan had a meeting with the Director General of the Directorate General of Democracy of the Council of Europe Snežana Marković in Strasbourg.   During

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia has presented to Secretary General of the Council of Europe the atrocities committed by Azerbaijani Armed Forces and has transmitted the Report of the NKR Ombudsman


2016-05-13 10:54:23  |   |   Human Rights | 2428   
On May 12 the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland in Strasbourg.   A. Tatoyan has

Armenian political prisoners Armen Gevorgyan and Ruben Shekoyan released from prison


2013-01-14 16:10:44  | Georgia  |   Human Rights | 750   
In October 2010 as a result of false accusations well-known figures of the Armenian community of Adjara Armen Gevorgyan and Ruben Shekoyan were arrested without evidence and sentenced to

The European Court renders two judgments—further protecting the rights of conscientious objectors


2012-01-13 11:34:26  |   |   Human Rights | 411   
STRASBOURG, France—On January 10, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) released two new judgments protecting the right of conscientious objectors in the cases of Bukharatyan v. Armenia

FIDH and CSI welcome the release of political prisoners in Armenia


2011-05-31 18:12:16  |   |   Human Rights | 428   
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organisation in Armenia, Civil Society Institute (CSI) welcome the release of political prisoners in Armenia. On May 26, 2011, National

Amnesty International Press Release: Azerbaijan must halt crackdown on protest organisers


2011-03-07 21:34:04  |   |   Human Rights | 222   
7 March 2011 Amnesty International is calling on Azerbaijan’s authorities to immediately end their crackdown on activists preparing for a March 11 protest inspired by recent events in the

IFJ Calls for End to Violence against Journalists in Egypt


2011-01-28 14:50:05  | Belgium  |   Human Rights | 307   
28 January 2011- The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today accused security forces in Egypt of indiscriminate violence after scores of journalists were forcibly detained and beaten during recent

PRISONERS WENT ON HUNGER STRIKE IN FEMALE COLONY


2010-11-22 19:06:58  | Georgia  |   Human Rights | 319   
TBILISI, NOVEMBER 22, NOYAN TAPAN. By the information of "Solidarity with the illegal prisoners", the inmates went on a hunger strike in the Tbilisi female prison. According

10 October, 2010 - European Day against Death Penalty


2010-10-10 20:02:50  |   |   Human Rights | 313   
STRASBOURG, OCTOBER 10, NOYAN TAPAN. Joint Council of Europe / European Union declaration: To mark the European Day against the Death Penalty and the World Day against the

UN EXPERT ON INTERNALLY DISPLACED TO VISIT CAUCASUS


2010-09-13 11:45:58  |   |   Human Rights | 255   
GENEVA, SEPTEMBER 13, NOYAN TAPAN. The Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Professor Walter Kaelin, will carry out a follow-up visit to

RA Ombudsman Armen Harutyunian elected member of Board of
Directors of European Ombudsman Institute


2009-10-09 19:00:00  | Italy  |   Human Rights | 159   
FLORENCE, OCTOBER 9, NOYAN TAPAN. A regular annual enlarged meeting of the European Ombudsman Institute was held in Florence on October 5, during which the Ombudsman