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What Participation Will Be Provided by the Oppositional and Ruling Parties in the Upcoming Local Elections?
31.08.2016
12:00
Unlike previous years, the opposition will actively participate in the upcoming local elections, which is a positive trend in the political life of Armenia.
"Bright Armenia" Party will Struggle for Taking Power in the Communities
29.08.2016
11:00
"Bright Armenia" party will be actively involved in the upcoming local elections planned on September 18 and October 2, and it nominated a total of 53 candidates to ensure the competitiveness in small and large communities.
“The Case of Murder of the Avetisyans is not Exposed Yet”. Human Rights Defenders
24.08.2016
12:00
“The case of murder of the Avetisyans is not completely exposed yet”. Arthur Sakunts, Representative of the Successor of the Avetisyans, human Rights Defender, said this during the discussion at Media Center.
“Andrias Ghukasyan did not commit the crime attributed to him." Lawyer
23.08.2016
11:00
The Court of Appeal will examine and make a decision about changing the measure of restraint of Andrias Ghukasyan detained for the case of Sari Tagh, for which the lawyer filed an appeal.
Assessment and Subsequent Actions of Human Rights Defenders Regarding the Cases of “Sasna Dzrer” members and the Arrested People after Sari Tagh Events
22.08.2016
12:00
A discussion was held today at Media Center about the criminal cases of “Sasna Dzrer” Group members, arrested people and politicians after the Sari Tagh events.
Coup Attempt in Turkey and Its Consequences for Armenia
19.08.2016
12:00
Although the coup organized by the militaries in Turkey in mid-July failed, the revolution is taking place in that country. It is the revolution of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that aims to maximally weaken the military, to make the Islamists a strong political factor, to change the constitution and to concentrate all the power in the hands of the president. This is the opinion of Giro Manoyan, Member of the ARF Bureau, Head of Armenian Cause Office.
Yerevan Events. Rights of Detainees Were Massively Violated
29.07.2016
11:00
Rights of detainees were massively violated during the demonstrations organized after July 17 when “Sasna Dzrer” armed group attacked the police station in Yerevan. There are many injuries on them, most of them were kept in the police unit, which is unacceptable. This is a violation of the law for 100 percent. Suren Iskandaryan, member of the Public Monitoring Group at the Detention Facilities, told during the meeting on July 29 at Media Center.
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.
“Way out of the Crisis or Reason for Bigger Crisis? Cultural and Public Figures about the Armed Attack”
22.07.2016
17:00
Media Center held a debate on “Way out of the Crisis or Reason for Bigger Crisis? Cultural and Public Figures about the Armed Attack” at A1+ pavilion about the armed attack in Yerevan a week ago and the events following it.
“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.
“Civil Activists Were Detained after the Armed Attack in Yerevan: Legal Assessments”
19.07.2016
12:00
During the last two days, the civil activists were detained and taken not to the police station but to the Unit of Police Forces: Human rights defenders said this during the discussion at Media Center.
Film Screening-Discussion of Documentary “The Other Side of Home”
18.07.2016
19:30
The film screening of Documentary “The Other Side of Home” by Armenian Director Nare Mkrtchyan took place at the Public Journalism Club on July 18, which was followed by the film discussion with the Director Nare Mkrtchyan.

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