Permyakov's Verdict Wasn't Changed
The Court of Appeals has not changed the verdict on Valery Permyakov, the serviceman of the Russian 102nd military base, sentenced for life for the manslaughter of the Avetisyan family.
Defender's Staff Visited Detainees for Police Patrol Storming Case
The members of the Department of Prevention of Torture and Ill Treatment of the Human Rights Defender’s Staff, including the doctor-expert visited the Hospital of Convicts of the Ministry of Justice on December 14.
Solar-Thermal Heaters Were Installed in Prisons
As part of the energy efficiency and energy saving program in Armenia solar-thermal heaters have been installed in the prisons of Kosh, Nubarashen, Sevan, Vardashen, Abovyan, Hrazdan and the Hospital of Convicts.
Opinion Piece by Ambassador Richard M. Mills, Jr. on the Occasion of International Human Rights Day
The promotion of human rights is a core element of U.S. foreign policy
ECtHR Ruling on Sis Catholicosate Application May Take 4-5 Years
The ECtHR trial and ruling on the application of Sis Catholicosate may take years, Armenpress informed, referring to Payam Akhavan.
Ban on Visits to Accused for Police Patrol Case Eliminated
The Prosecutor General’s Office informs that the ban on visits of family members two 12 people accused of the storming of the Police Patrol Service regiment premises has been eliminated.
No Proceedings Will Be Launched As Per Vahan Badasyan's Report
On November 21 Vahan Badasyan reported to the Department of Investigation of Special Importance Cases that the ex-head of the Department of Supplies of the Armenian MoD Movses Hakobyan misused his authorities.
Investigation of Case of 14 Members of Sasna Ts'rer Is Complete
The Special Investigative Service informs that the body implementing the proceedings of the criminal case under Articles 219 and 235 of the Criminal Code for storming the premises of the Police Patrol Service has separated case of 14 people.
One Member of Sasna Tsrer Charged with Murder of Police Officer
The Prosecutor General’s Office informed that Smbat Barseghyan, member of Sasna Tsrer group, is additionally charged with murder of the police officer.
Armenia Human Rights Panel Concludes in Washington
The panelists highlighted the deteriorating human rights and rule-of-law conditions in Armenia in recent years.