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Andrias Ghukasyan: Six months of detention

Andrias Ghukasyan: Six months of detention

Today marks 6 month since Andrias Ghukasyan was arrested (30.07.2016). As we know, Andrias Ghukasyan, Armen Martirosyan and Davit Sanasaryan are being accused of organizing mass disorders in Sari Tagh on 29 July 2016. On that day, a demonstration was …

Armenian Activist Stuck in Detention

Armenian Activist Stuck in Detention

Last week a court in Armenia ordered Andreas Ghukasyan, a senior member of the opposition New Armenia movement, to remain in detention for an additional two months pending trial on criminal charges of “organizing mass disorder.” He has been locked …

The dangerous Belarusian precedent for Nagorno Karabakh 

The dangerous Belarusian precedent for Nagorno Karabakh 

On January 20, at the request of Azerbaijan, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Belarus made a decision to extradite the famous blogger Alexander Lapshin arrested in Belarus. Note that Azerbaijan was demanding that Lapshin be extradited because …

Former Armenian Official Cleared In Panama Leaks Probe

Former Armenian Official Cleared In Panama Leaks Probe

An Armenian law-enforcement agency said on Tuesday that it will not press criminal charges against a former powerful official who resigned last year after being accused of having secret offshore accounts exposed by the Panama Papers. RFE/RL’s Armenian service (Azatuyun.am) reports.  …

Armenian Ombudsman Slams Belarus Over Blogger’s Arrest

Armenian Ombudsman Slams Belarus Over Blogger’s Arrest

Armenia’s human rights ombudsman on Monday strongly condemned authorities in Belarus for arresting an Israeli travel blogger who is facing extradition to Azerbaijan because of his visits to Nagorno-Karabakh. RFE/RL’s Armenian service (Azatuyun.am) reports. Arman Tatoyan raised the case of Alexander …

Israel Proposes Compromise for Lapshin’s Release

Israel Proposes Compromise for Lapshin’s Release

TEL AVIV, Israel (A.W.)—Israel has proposed that Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin held in Belarus apologize in writing to Azerbaijan, in exchange for Baku to revoke its request to extradite him, according to a senior Israeli official. Lapshin has been in …

‘Lapshin likely to be tortured:’ Ara Ghazaryan

‘Lapshin likely to be tortured:’ Ara Ghazaryan

“From the perspective of the Convention, the repatriation of the blogger is not legitimate for the Convention spells out specific provisions that given person cannot be extradited because of his political views.  In addition, there are other legal issues associated …

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    On Earth Day, OSCE PA economic and environmental committee leaders encourage co-operation and sustainability
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    Erdogan’s heavy semi-victory
    Former Yerevan Mayor to current Mayor
    Former Yerevan Mayor to current Mayor
    Hayk Demoyan: Armenian Genocide museum receiving Turkish visitors daily
    Hayk Demoyan: Armenian Genocide museum receiving Turkish visitors daily
    Armen Amiryan: ‘Triennal becomes  opportunity for Armenia to flourish’
    Armen Amiryan: ‘Triennal becomes  opportunity for Armenia to flourish’
    Did Prime Minister mean this road as alternative to Lars?
    Did Prime Minister mean this road as alternative to Lars?
    Zaruhi Postanjyan: ‘We should check and mate’
    Zaruhi Postanjyan: ‘We should check and mate’
    Pashinyan to Avan residents: ‘Way out from despair of minibuses and deathly elevators’
    Pashinyan to Avan residents: ‘Way out from despair of minibuses and deathly elevators’
    ‘Yerkir Tsirani’ commences bicycle race to transmit warmth to Yerevan, the City of Sun  
    ‘Yerkir Tsirani’ commences bicycle race to transmit warmth to Yerevan, the City of Sun  
    ‘Republicans speechless, they rely on using administrative resources again’: Alen Simonyan
    ‘Republicans speechless, they rely on using administrative resources again’: Alen Simonyan
    Taron Margaryan on his competitors: ‘Everything to be good’
    Taron Margaryan on his competitors: ‘Everything to be good’
    Russian Federation: concern about recent developments in relation to the respect for human rights
    Russian Federation: concern about recent developments in relation to the respect for human rights
    Air ticket prices for July-August 2017
    Air ticket prices for July-August 2017
    Air temperature to go down
    Air temperature to go down
    Roads in Armenia passable
    Roads in Armenia passable
    Artsakh Defense Ministry: Azerbaijani forces apply anti-tank grenade launcher at night
    Artsakh Defense Ministry: Azerbaijani forces apply anti-tank grenade launcher at night
    Nationalists’ time comes
    Nationalists’ time comes
    Edward Nalbandian participated in Eastern Partnership and Visegrad Group Foreign Ministers’ meeting
    Edward Nalbandian participated in Eastern Partnership and Visegrad Group Foreign Ministers’ meeting
    Prime Minister: “Clean Armenia program to kick off right away”
    Prime Minister: “Clean Armenia program to kick off right away”
    ‘We do and will show moral assistance to headmasters’: Sharmazanov on recorded headmasters
    ‘We do and will show moral assistance to headmasters’: Sharmazanov on recorded headmasters
    ‘Beneficial for us to show enemy as we possess no resources, even in case we exceeded in some respects’: Defense Minister
    ‘Beneficial for us to show enemy as we possess no resources, even in case we exceeded in some respects’: Defense Minister
    ‘I know deputy ministers’ sons on the frontline’: Vigen Sargsyan
    ‘I know deputy ministers’ sons on the frontline’: Vigen Sargsyan
    Tatoyan on press conference incident: ‘To defend party interests- excluded’
    Tatoyan on press conference incident: ‘To defend party interests- excluded’
    ‘Yuri Khachaturov not in position as RA citizen, but as international official’: Vigen Sargsyan
    ‘Yuri Khachaturov not in position as RA citizen, but as international official’: Vigen Sargsyan
    Arman Tatoyan: journalists targeted to be punished, humiliated and insulted in Police Regiment incidents
    Arman Tatoyan: journalists targeted to be punished, humiliated and insulted in Police Regiment incidents
    ‘A desire to proceed to serve my country as Minister of Defense’: Vigen Sargsyan
    ‘A desire to proceed to serve my country as Minister of Defense’: Vigen Sargsyan
    ‘Human Rights roughly violated’: Ombudsman’s extraordinary report on Police Regiment case
    ‘Human Rights roughly violated’: Ombudsman’s extraordinary report on Police Regiment case
    ‘Tranquil situation, no specific tension’: Minister of Defense on another adversary attack
    ‘Tranquil situation, no specific tension’: Minister of Defense on another adversary attack
    Incident in Arman Tatoyan press conference: Activists enter and pin notes
    Incident in Arman Tatoyan press conference: Activists enter and pin notes
    The legislature of the city of Buenos Aires Declared of interest the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide
    The legislature of the city of Buenos Aires Declared of interest the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide
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