Monthly Archives: May 2011

Is mentioned in another report on the EU-Armenia action plan implementation  “In 2010 Armenia made some progress in the area of political dialogue and reform. Positive steps were taken to overcome the political crisis, with the gradual release of a number of persons detained for charges related to the March 2008 events”, is mentioned in …

 Yesterday, the political prisoner of the “Vardashen” CI (Correctional Institution) Sargis Hatspanyan called our office and said that the head of the institution had uncovered at last why he was not amnestied. It turns out that Mr. Hatspanyan does not wear a prisoner uniform and does not appear for “the roll call” in the morning …

Will we find out everything after “the wedding”?  According to the Article 74.1 of the Constitution of the RA, “The president of the Republic dismisses the National Assembly, if the National Assembly does not approve the cabinet program twice within two months. The president of the Republic with the suggestion of the Speaker of the …

  “I said to Serzh Sargsyan at his office, when he was the Prime Minister, if you run for presidency with such people, I will not follow you. And if Serzh Sargsyan had stabilized the situation in the country for the past three years, I am not a snobbish guy, I would have apologized to my …

Vladimir Karapetyan is concerned that the international pressure in the NKR issue has increased  Yesterday, at the assembly of G8 in the French city of Deauville the Russian president Dmitri Medvedev, the French president Nicola Sarkozy and the president of the US Barack Obama adopted a joint statement on settling the Karabakh issue. In the …

  A guest of the Haylur program on the Public Television, the Minister of Justice Hrayr Tovmasyan stated that the amnesty of May 27 would take effect and they would immediately take up releasing Sasun Mikayelyan and Nikol Pashinyan.

Yesterday the Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan answered the questions of the journalists   –          The Dashnaktsutyun presented decision draft that demanded the resignation of the cabinet, how will you comment on this and the notion that this cabinet shifts onto two previous cabinets the misfortunes of the present cabinet, as Hovik Abrahamyan said. –          I …

  According to the press release of the Armenian National Congress, yesterday the joint discussion of the Armenian National Congress leading organs took place under the chairmanship of Levon Ter-Petrossian. According to the claims of “Aravot’s” source, first president assured that notwithstanding the method of conduction all the political prisoners would have been released before May …

This was the last compromise made by the government to the parliamentary opposition regarding the Election Code.    With 76 votes in favor, the NA adopted the Election Code at the second reading yesterday. 12 MPs were against, Tigran Torosyan, Vardan Khachatryan and the ARF faction MPs. The main reporter Davit Harutyunyan stated before the …

“I can just welcome the Armenian president\’s amnesty proposal, for those prisoners shouldn\’t have been imprisoned in the first place. If amnesty is declared and those people are set free, it will be a step forward”, said Georgy Gogia, the representative of the Human Rights Watch organization in South Caucasus and Central Asia in the …