Former President Robert Kocharian visited Tehran on Thursday and held negotiations on regional and global developments with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, according to Iranian media reports. Continue reading “Is Kocharian coming back to politics?”
“The Armenian authorities have yet to ensure meaningful investigations into excessive use of police force during March 2008 clashes with opposition supporters protesting alleged fraud in the previous month’s presidential election, and address related allegations of abuse in police custody,” Human Rights Watch, a recognized human rights watchdog, said in a report released today.
The 612-page report, the organization’s 20th annual review of human rights practices around the globe, summarizes major human rights trends in more than 90 nations and territories worldwide.
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