An Armenian lawyer has filed a suit against “Hraparak” daily newspaper for not moderating readers’ comments on the paper’s online version, which supposedly damage the lawyer’s reputation and which he c onsiders offensive. Continue reading →
Armenia -- Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe commissioner for human rights, at a news conference in Yerevan, 21Jan2011.
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg has issued a press release on his recent visit to Armenia, which some opposition politicians claimed was an indication of increased pressure on official Yerevan to release jailed oppositionists. The release seems to pull ground away right from under the feet of such claims… Continue reading →
As expected, Court of General Jurisdiction rejected on Friday opposition leader Nikol Pashinian‘s appeal to modify his jail term in a way as to let him out of prison before the February 2013 Presidential elections in Armenia. Continue reading →