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How Can Citizens Protect Their Rights From Police Actions?
28.07.2016
12:00
Human rights activists inform that citizens, suffered from the police violence and illegal detentions during the recent incidents, can start a legal procedures and demand compensations. Artur Sakunts, Chairman of HCA, urges that first and foremost individual citizens should file complaints to RA Special Investigation Service (SIS) about their illegal detention.
The Yerevan Events are the Result of Widespread Hatred. Cultural Figures
27.07.2016
13:00
There is a deep social and political crisis. There is a widespread hatred of the ruling elite towards the society and vice versa. During the recent years the authoritieas have done their best to make a degrading society, formed the atmosphere, which resulted in this explosion. Members of the "Sasna Dzrer" armed group made a move and now there must be an adequate response to the move by the government, which does not exist.
Why did the Negotiations Between the Authorities and the Armed Group Fail? Experts
26.07.2016
15:00
Negotiations between RA authorities and the members of the armed group with the mediation of the Nagorno Karabakh National Assembly MP Vitali Balasanyan failed for several reasons. The main problem was the incomplete organization of the process. The experts of the negotiation process said during the discussion at "Media Center" on July 26.
“Terrorism or Rebellion?” Legal Political Assessment of Yerevan Events
20.07.2016
12:00
Qualifying the armed group members as terrorists or something else by different senior officials does not contribute to the peaceful solution of the situation in Yerevan. Advocate Tigran Yegoryan said this during the discussion on “Legal Political Assessment of Yerevan Latest Events” at Media Center on July 20.
Armed Attack in Yerevan: Online Media was in Full Swing, TVs were silent
19.07.2016
13:00
Media Center, July 19, Yerevan: The lack of timely and sufficient coverage of the armed attack by TV channels led to the deepening of the gap between the public and the governmenton the one hand, and the interested audience moved to the online media field on the other hand. Boris Navasardyan, Chairman of Yerevan Press Club, said this during the discussion on “How did the Arenian media cover the armed attack in Yerevan” at Media Center on July 19.
Turkey’s Coup Failed but the Problems Remained Unsolved
18.07.2016
11:00
Turkey’s failed military coup would be revealed in the political life of the country for a long time. “Aftershocks” are possible in the near future and the Turkish political leadership, represented by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be busy with internal problems, so they would not be much active in the regional issues. Turkey lost its ambitious positions in the region as a result of domestic political instability.
The Summit of NATO and the Southern Caucasus. New dividing lines?
12.07.2016
13:00
The results of the summit of NATO that took place in Warsaw on July 8-9 have been the subject for different discussions and comments not only among the Armenian experts and politicians but also in the media field.
“Armenia may come across shocks”: Discussion about the New Constitution
04.07.2016
13:30
During the complete transition to the new Constitution, which will be held in April 2018, when the president will lay down its powers and the state will pass to the parliamentary form of governance, some shocks may occur. RA MP Edmon Marukyan thinks so.
Vienna Agreements Made on Karabakh Conflict Settlement Must Be Fulfilled: EU Ambassador
04.07.2016
12:00
Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski presented the foreign policy and global security strategy of the European Union during the press conference at Media Center.
The New Tax Code Could Deepen the Distrust Between Taxpayers and the State. Experts
30.06.2016
11:00
The new Draft Tax Code has been at the core of criticism among public, political and professional circles but was adopted by the first reading at the National Assembly. In fact, it is the constitution of the business world and it needs significant corrections and conceptual changes.
Systemic Problems in Penitentiaries Remain Unsolved: Observation Group
28.06.2016
11:00
Although there are some positive developments in recent years in solving the problems of people held in prisons, systemic problems remain in penitentiaries. They are overcrowded penitentiaries, the low quality of medical service provided to people in prison, their jail conditions, as well as non-statutory relations in penitentiaries. Such is the conclusion of the observation group, conducting public monitoring in penitentiary institutions and bodies of the Ministry of Justice.
«Electricyerevan» - One Year Later. "Open Issues" Require Responses
24.06.2016
12:00
Although a year has passed from the rebels of the citizens against the electricity price increase on Baghramyan Avenue and the cases of violence against the journalists covering the events called “electricyerevan" by law enforcement officials, “there is no progress in the investigation of cases”.
From Karabakh Conflict to Trade Turnover and the Criminalization of the Denial – Press Conference of the Ambassador of the Republic of France
21.06.2016
11:00
St. Petersburg meeting for resolving the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, the current process of Armenian-French economic and trade cooperation and the possibility of adoption of the bill criminalizing Armenian Genocide denial by the French Parliament. These are the main issues that the French Ambassador M. Jean-François Charpentier referred during the press conference at Media Center on June 21.
Armenia and Russia Unite the Air Gates: Risks or Opportunities?
16.06.2016
12:00
The joint anti-aircraft warfare systems in Caucasus between Armenia and Russia should be considered not in the context of April war or the Russian policy in the region but just an agreement made between two states on defense system. Chairman of RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Artak Zakaryan said this during the discussion on “Armenia and Russia Unite the Anti-Aircraft Warfare Systems: Risks or Opportunities?” at Media Center on June 16.
Four-Day War Changed the Society but Not the Government: Experts
08.06.2016
12:00
The war in April on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone showed that although the authorities were expecting a war, but they were not ready and they were unaware of the attack. Elites also did not realize that as a result of the worsening of the situation, there could be dangerous position and territorial losses at the forefront which could become a threat for their occupied positions in the public consciousness.
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