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  • Armenia ombudsman: In 1920s Azerbaijan provoked tensions whenever border issues were unfavorable to it

    Armenia ombudsman: In 1920s Azerbaijan provoked tensions whenever border issues were unfavorable to it
    25-03-2021, 12:02
    In the 1920s, whenever circumstances related to border issues were unfavorable or not to their liking, the Azerbaijani authorities constantly provoked tensions on the ground, causing violations of the rights of border residents of Soviet Armenia and thus creating obstacles for border commissions
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  • Armenia to amend the Electoral Code before June 20 vote

    Armenia to amend the Electoral Code before June 20 vote
    25-03-2021, 09:42
    Armenia’s ruling My Step bloc intends to amend the Electoral Code and switch to the proportional system ahead of the snap parliamentary elections on June 20, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Wednesday.
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  • Venice Commission to examine Armenia bill on lifting funding guarantee for country’s ombudsman

    Venice Commission to examine Armenia bill on lifting funding guarantee for country’s ombudsman
    24-03-2021, 11:41
    At its March 19-20 session, the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) decided to consider Armenia’s draft law on funding guarantees for the activities of the Human Rights Defender (ombudsman) of the country.
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  • Onik Gasparyan's lawyer: We are going to file crime report today

    Onik Gasparyan's lawyer: We are going to file crime report today
    22-03-2021, 13:32
    The lawyer of recently dismissed chief of the Armenian army’s General Staff Onik Gasparyan, Artur Hovhannisyan, unveiled their intention to file a crime report over the appointment of Artak Davtyan as new General Staff chief.
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  • Lawyer: Colonel-General Onik Gasparyan's lawsuit assigned to judge Mher Petrosyan

    Lawyer: Colonel-General Onik Gasparyan's lawsuit assigned to judge Mher Petrosyan
    17-03-2021, 10:43
    A lawsuit of Colonel-General Onik Gasparyan, the former chief of the army’s General Staff sacked most recently, has been assigned to judge Mher Petrosyan of the Administrative Court, his lawyer Aram Vardevanyan said on Facebook on Tuesday.
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  • Release and return of POWs is an internationally mandated requirement – Armenia Ombudsman

    Release and return of POWs is an internationally mandated requirement – Armenia Ombudsman
    16-03-2021, 09:36
    Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan commented on the statements made by Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov on March 15 at the meeting with the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.
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  • Azerbaijani authorities committed crimes against humanity: Ombudsman publishes ad hoc report

    Azerbaijani authorities committed crimes against humanity: Ombudsman publishes ad hoc report
    15-03-2021, 12:38
    Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has published an ad hoc public report, stating that the Azerbaijani authorities have carried out crimes against humanity with the armed attacks against Artsakh and Armenia during COVID-19
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  • Ombudsman of Armenia says decision of authorities may lead to reduction in teachers' salaries and kindergartens' budget

    Ombudsman of Armenia says decision of authorities may lead to reduction in teachers' salaries and kindergartens' budget
    13-03-2021, 14:41
    Laws related to education, local government, science and scientific and technical activities had to be brought up for public discussion
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  • Newspaper; About 180 servicemen were detained, 12 commanders, two high-ranking officers at gunpoint

    Newspaper; About 180 servicemen were detained, 12 commanders, two high-ranking officers at gunpoint
    13-03-2021, 12:33
    The Zhokhovurd newspaper learned that to date, about 1,500 criminal cases related to the Artsakh war have been initiated, which are being investigated in the divisions of the Main Investigation Department of the RA Investigative Committee, in which more than 12,500 people are involved.
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  • Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan presents Azerbaijan’s delay of PoW return at UN Human Rights Council

    Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan presents Azerbaijan’s delay of PoW return at UN Human Rights Council
    12-03-2021, 14:19
    During the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council, on March 8, 2021, the video message of the Republic of Armenia (RA) Human Rights Defender was published and broadcast in a special format.
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