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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.
EEU Has No Economic Prospects for Armenia
10.07.2015
13:00
Armenia-Russia trade turnover is down though Armenia has been a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for over half a year. The National Statistical Service fixes the trade turnover between the two countries during the first half of 2015 plunged twice from 535 million US dollars to 242 million US dollars.
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.
The Constitutional Reform Process Is Fenced from the Society
06.07.2015
11:00
The constitutional reforms in Armenia – a process which will turn Armenia into a parliamentary republic – are absolutely fenced from the society. The society does not have faith in the process and in its implementers. The amended constitution is hugely likely to remain a dead letter, political analysts and 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.
The Protests against the Electricity Price Hike Gives New Dynamics to Armenia-Russia Relations
02.07.2015
12:00
The civic disobedience against the electricity price hike instantly fuelled the process of solving a number of issues between Armenia and Russia. Though it cannot be actually stated that the ongoing protests in the downtown of Yerevan have led to the solution of issues, the protests are likely to have catalyzed the process, political analysts believe.
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.
Discussion: How to Rule out the Escalation in Yerevan?
26.06.2015
12:00
The protesters must begin negotiations with the Government, and talks will rule out the crisis, said Hovhannes Sahakyan, Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs, Republican MP
First Survey on Conflict of Interest Was Conducted in Armenia
26.06.2015
11:00
The first ever survey on the conflict of interest was conducted in Armenia. The survey identified a number of important problems which need to be addressed.
The Police’s Actions against Protesters Were a “Punitive Operation”, Rights Defenders
24.06.2015
12:30
The clash between protesters and police officers on Baghramyan Avenue on early Tuesday morning is an unreasonable use of force to break up a peaceful, festive sit-in protesters and punitive operation conducted by the police, rights defenders believe.
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