Changes related to the types and proportions of food in penitentiary institutions (penitentiaries), which came into force օn June 10, 2017, will not resolve the issue of food quality as the observers conducting public oversight in penitentiary institutions believe.
Environmentalists alarm that 100 million cubic meters of water from Lake Sevan will endanger the ecosystem of Sevan, while representatives of the Armenian government insist that only way to solve 130,000 farmers’ irrigation problems is additional water release from Lake Sevan.
Based on the “Monitoring Results of Abuse of Administrative Resources and Other Election Violations during the Parliamentary Elections” during the Armenian Parliamentary Elections in 2017, the cases of election bribes were the most.
Media Center held a press conference devoted to the opening of solo exhibition titled “Paper-Hand and Mind: Narrations in Art” by Swiss Artist Therese Weber at the National Gallery of Armenia on June 15.
A discussion entitled “Assessments on the Removal of Posters about LGBT People in Yerevan” was held at Media Center on May 30. The speakers of the discussion are Mamikon Hovsepyan, Executive Director of “Pink Armenia” NGO, Hasmik Petrosyan, Lawyer of “Pink Armenia” NGO and Tigran Avinyan, Member of “Yelq” Alliance of Yerevan Council of Elders.
The publication of the voters' passport data by the Central Election Commission makes controversy with the legislative regulation: Tatevik Tokhyan, Head of Civil, Social-Economic and Cultural Rights Protection Department of Staff of Human Rights Defender of Armenia, said this during the discussion at Media Center on May 24.