Zhirair Sefilyan Was Sentenced to 10.5 Years
On March 20 the Court of Shengavit published the verdict on Zhirair Sefilyan. The case involves seven other people.
Executive Director of Tufenkian Foundation Beaten Severely in Beirut
The executive director of Tufenkian Foundation Raffi Doudaklian was taken to hospital after he was severely beaten in Beirut, the Armenian community of Bourj Hammoud in Lebanon.
U.S. Citizen Fugitive Located in Armenia and Extradited to the United States
The United States Embassy in Yerevan Armenia and the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Armenia Cooperate to Extradite a U.S. Fugitive
Transgender Person Beaten, Apartment Set on Fire
Last night a transgender person was attacked in Yerevan. Vahe Manukyan, the lawyer of Right Side NGO, told News.am that the incident took place in the person’s home on Mashtots Street.
Is Order 0038 Mentioned in March 1 Case?
Since the investigation is confidential, it is impossible to tell if any of the victims of March 1 was carrying a firearm or not, said Karen Bisharyan, the official of the Prosecutor General’s Office, during the hearings on March 1 case in parliament.
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”.