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“Gevorg Safaryan was Sentenced to Two Years in Prison: Assessment of Human Rights Defenders”
18.01.2017
11:00
Media Center hosted a discussion today about the trial of activist Gevorg Safaryan, a member of the "Founding Parliament", activist, who was sentenced to 2 years in prison on January 16, based on the decision of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Kentron and Nork Marash Administrative Districts of Yerevan.
“Violence against LGBT People is Explored Mostly at Enforcement Agencies and Families”. Experts
17.01.2017
12:00
Each representative in the LGBT community in Armenia is born and grows up in an intolerant society. Manifestations of discrimination and violations of the rights of LGBT people are mostly explored at enforcement agencies, family, media, state agencies, health sector, religious organizations, at work, educational institutions and entertainment venues.
Experts do not Exclude a New Political Crisis in Armenia
13.01.2017
12:00
Although a few months are left for the parliamentary elections, there is no outlined activity in the political process. The political forces are engaged in the negotiations on developing formats of alliances and pre-election cooperation. As experts said, almost no political force managed to establish political capital, which would make them convincing during elections.
“Discrimination in Armenia: State Propaganda and Impunity” Human Rights Defenders
11.01.2017
12:00
A few days ago a photograph of a black man’s and an Armenian woman's family published by Marashlian photo studio was a subject of heated discussions in social networks. The criticism and even threats are an evident proof of discrimination and intolerance in Armenia. Although the number of supporters of the same family was also significant in the social networks, Marashlian photo-atelier removed the photo from the Internet at the request of the family after "multiple threats".
“The Interview of Judith Margaret Farnworth, Ambassador of Great Britain in Armenia, at Media Center”
15.12.2016
12:00
“We are not leaving Europe. Britain will remain a close friend of Europe. We will maintain our strong ties with other European states, North America and other countries important to us,” Judith Margaret Farnworth, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Armenia, expressed such a viewpoint, referring to the UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union.
"Human Rights in Armenia in 2016: Issues and Implications"
09.12.2016
11:00
A discussion was held ahead of the International Day of Human Rights at Media Center with the participation of Larisa Alaverdyan, Executive Director of "The Foundation Against the Violation of Law" NGO, RA first Ombudsman, Artak Zeynalyan, Member of "Rule of Law" NGO and Artur Sakunts, Head of the Vanadzor office of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly.
The Personal Data of the Citizens Crossing the RA Border Checkpoints are Transferred to Russia. Experts
05.12.2016
13:00
There are reasonable grounds for assuming that the Russian Federal Security Service has unimpeded access to the personal data of all the citizens crossing the RA border. Daniel Ioannisyan, the Program coordinator of the "Informed citizens of the Union" NGO, said this at the Media Center on December 5.
Citizens’ Rights are Still Violated in the “Police Patrol Service Regiment Case”: Advocate
24.11.2016
11:00
Although there are no precise data, according to advocates, there are still more than five dozen citizens (besides the armed group members) in custody as a consequence of the July events. Arayik Papikyan, Advocate, Representative of Helsinki Association, said during the press conference, entitled "The Cases of Detained Citizens during the July Events: Evaluation of the Preliminary Phase" at Media Center on November 24.
INTERVIEW-PRESS CONFERENCE WITH SHAVARSH KOCHARYAN
23.11.2016
13:00
The interview - press conference of Shavarsh Kocharyan, RA Deputy Foreign Minister, was held on "Foreign Policy Challenges and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict" on November 23 at Media Center.
“The Press Conference of the German Ambassador at Media Center”
22.11.2016
12:00
The concluding press conference of Matthias Kisler, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Republic of Armenia, was held on November 22 at Media Center.
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