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The Constitutional Court’s Ruling on the Funded Pension Law Failed to Meet the Demands of Lawmakers and Dem!em Initiative
16.07.2015
13:00
The Constitutional Court’s ruling on the Law on Funded Pension on July 7 failed to meet the expectations and demands of 33 lawmakers and Dem!em Civic Initiative.
Positive but Risky Decision: Sex-Selective Abortions Will Be Banned
15.07.2015
12:00
The ban of sex-selective abortions is a positive and most important step forward, experts believe, but they voice about possible risks and necessity of preventive tools.
The Authorities Were Scared of the "Maydan" Technologies: Rights Defenders
10.07.2015
17:00
The actions of the police during the protests against electricity price increase on June 23 were a use of force and a punitive act.
Political and Economic Issues Have Forced International Airlines to Leave the Armenian Market
09.07.2015
12:00
International air companies have stopped their flights to and from Armenia because of political and economic challenges.
Political Lessons of Baghramyan Protests
07.07.2015
17:00
The struggle against the electricity price increase was a success since it - politicized but not partisan – took an unprecedented number of people to the streets.
Shine Spotlight on Violence Acts against Journalists: Rights Defenders
06.07.2015
13:00
Violence acts against journalists must be kept spotlight on, rights defenders believe.
“No Demand Is Fulfilled” The Road to Victory Is Protesting on the Street
03.07.2015
11:00
The protesters against the electricity price hike are determined to continue their struggle with the same demands.
ECHR RULING ON ARMENIAN IDPS REQUIRES LONG PROCEDURES
30.06.2015
12:30
The ECHR’s ruling on Armenian and Azerbaijani IDPs must be enacted. The only challenge is the timely development of compensation mechanisms.
The Civic Movement Forced Russia Reckon with the Society in Armenia: Rights Defenders
30.06.2015
11:00
Rights defenders urge the authorities to investigate the actions the police took against protesters at Baghramyan Avenue on the morning of June 23.
The Surprised Eye: Yerevan Hosts the Estonian Graphic Arts Exhibition
26.06.2015
15:00
The exhibition “The Surprised Eye” showcases a comprehensive choice of 125 works by 34 contemporary Estonian graphic artists at the premises of the Artists’ Union of Armenia in Yerevan.
Lawyers Demand a Charge Be Brought against the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Issues
15.06.2015
11:00
The recent developments in the case of Byureghavan boarding school were discussed with lawyer Tigran Hayrapetyan and Heriknaz Tigranyan, legal advisor at the Transparency International Anticorruption Center.
The Authorities Neglect the Possibility of Investigating Cases of Prisoners Sentenced to Life Imprisonment
12.06.2015
11:00
The investigation of cases with newly revealed circumstances is a matter of political decision and we must work in that direction, said the rights defenders at the Media Center hosted press conference.
New Findings on the Possible Electricity Price Hike
10.06.2015
11:00
The planned electricity price hike and the current tariff of 41 drams are not justified since the Public Services Regulatory Commission has inflated the expenses of the Electric Networks of Armenia which are included in the tariff.
Noncompetitive Elections with Many Violations
09.06.2015
13:00
The June 7 local elections in 32 communities throughout Armenia were generally noncompetitive. The observers, however, reported a series of violations.
More Attention to Choral Art in Armenia
03.06.2015
12:00
The Association of Armenian Choirmasters launched a large-scale festival campaign in all the regions of Armenia. On May 27 Gavar, Gegharkunik, hosted “Armenia- My World” children’s festival which involved 12 choirs.
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