The presidential candidate of the Republic of Armenia must comply with the requirements of the Constitution
According to the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia amended on December 6, 2015, the President is the head of State and shall observe the compliance with the Constitution.
Most Renunciations of Citizenship are Granted by President
Serzh Sargsyan grants the majority of applications on renouncing citizenship of Armenia, stats provided to Lragir.am by the head of the Passport and Visa Department of the Police Mnatsakan Bichakhchyan shows.
ICRC Officers Visited Armenian Captives in Azerbaijan
Over the last month, the representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Arsen Baghdasaryan and Zaven Karapetyan who had crossed the Azerbaijani border and been captivated.
Violence against Journalists Increased in 2017
Pressure on reporters increased and there was decline in freedom of press in Armenia in 2017, the chair of Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression Ashot Melikyan told Lragir.am.
National Security Service Arrested Member of Founding Parliament
The National Security Service arrested the member of Founding Parliament Vigen Nazaryan a few hours ago. The reason is “working for another country”.
U.S. Announces Financial Sanctions Against Ruben Tatulyan
The United States Department of Treasury has announced financial sanctions against 10 “thieves-in-law” connected to a syndicate.
EPF Program Director Isabella Sargsyan is awarded Freedom Defender Prize
On December 11, 2017, at the Universal Rights Awards Annual ceremony in Yerevan, Isabella Sargsyan, Human Rights Program Director of Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF), received the Freedom Defender Award.
AEF. Court Cases against Mining Project in Amulsar
Currently there are several court cases against gold mining project in Amulsar. They have the following developments.
Samvel Babayan Sentenced to 6 Years
The Court of Kentron and Nork Marash Communities of Yerevan has published the verdict on the former minister of defense of Artsakh Samvel Babayan.
Anti-Terrorist Action Ended in Tbilisi
The State Security Service has completed the anti-terrorist action in Tbilisi, Rustavi 2 Channel informed.