Statement on the Drafting of the New Electoral Code of the Republic of Armenia.
We would like to call your attention to the statement on the Drafting of the New Electoral Code of the Republic of Armenia. The statement is open for signature.
”Constitutional Amendments in Armenia: Referendum – freedom of expression.”
The statement open for signature was presented on 24th September, 2015 during the public discussion on”Constitutional Amendments in Armenia: Referendum – freedom of expression.”
STATEMENT of EaP Civil Society Forum’s Armenian National Platform
With this statement, the Armenian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Civil Society
Forum (CSF), reconfirms its support for the enlargement of multilateral ties between the Republic of
Armenia, foreign states and international organizations. At the same time, we express our disagreement
and deep frustration regarding the statement of the President of the Republic of Armenia on joining the
Customs Union and participating in the formation of the Eurasian Union.
Statement regarding threats against Women’s Resource Center
The dissemination of aggressive misinformation is strongly marked on the eve of Association Agreement with the European Union, the target of which became human rights organizations.
About The Acts of Intimidation Towards Armenian Civic Activists
On September 5, 2013 around 22:10-22:20, in the neighborhood of Koghbatsi Street of Yerevan, a few steps away from the RA State Revenue Committee, near his garage Haykak Arshamyan, Project Coordinator of Yerevan Press Club, and Suren Saghatelyan, Board member of Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center, were brutally attacked by 6-7 unknown men. Haykak Arshamyan and Suren Saghatelyan were hospitalized with severe injuries, contusion and fractures. The two civic activists are public figures and carry out their social activities within a legal framework.
Regarding the RA Draft Law “About Amendments to the RA Law on “Equal rights and equal opportunities of women and men”
The RA draft law about amendments to the RA law on “Equal rights and equal opportunities of women and men” was presented by the RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs to have it included in the August 29, 2013 agenda of the RA government.
“Encroachments upon Universal Values and Human Rights Advocates in Armenia: Strategies to Withstand”
As civic movements gain momentum in Armenia, identifiable and unidentifiable groups intensify their attacks on civil society initiatives, activists, and human rights advocates.
Urgent appeal of Armenian NGOs and citizens
Dear High Commissioner, Special Rapporteurs and Chair-Rapporteur,
A number of concerned NGOs and citizens in Armenia would like to appeal to you and bring to your attention the increasingly degrading situation in the field of human rights that is leading to physical injuries and risks to human life. State authorities do not take necessary actions to stop the violence, and the lack of adequate response and condemnation along with continuous impunity provide an evidence of their support for the brutalities by criminals and police.
The Situation on Human Rights Violations of Conscripts and Servicemen regarding Medical Service
The “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative representing more than sixty civil society organizations, in collaboration with Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor office and Human Rights Network are pleased to invite you to participate in presentation and discussion based on the report on ”the Situation on Human Rights Violations of Conscripts and Servicemen regarding Medical Service”.
STATEMENT On the 2012 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia
The parliamentary elections that took place in the Republic of Armenia on May 6, 2012 unfortunately do not assist the process of genuine democratization of the country and do reflect the lack of political will of the authorities to reform elections institutionally.