Content tagged with Armenia
Resource | Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Rebecca Shaeffer
Rebecca Shaeffer details plea bargaining systems in Russia, Ukraine and the South Caucasus, and the problems they pose for the guarantee of a fair trial.
Resource | Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Joyce Man
In the Soviet era, wiretapping extended State's watchful gaze into the private lives of many. Despite reform surveillance remains commonplace in the region.
25 years on: Azerbaijani and Armenian Governments have primary responsibility to address human rights violations from Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
The ECHR issued its long-awaited decisions on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, calling for a property restitution mechanism and for a political resolution.
European Court to examine responsibility of Armenian authorities for death of two young conscripts in non-combat situation
The European Court requested the Armenian authorities account for the deaths of two conscripts killed at their military station in Nagorno-Karabakh.
EHRAC is offering a bursary to cover the costs for a human rights defender from Russia, Georgia, Armenia or Ukraine to attend the ‘40th Training Course for Defenders from the Regions’ run by Geneva for Human Rights which takes place on 25 February-10 March 2017. The course will focus on the UN Human Rights Council, international human rights and […]
Resource | Case Summary | 17 Mar 2016 | By Caroline MacPherson
Arayik Zalyan, Razmik Sargsyan and Musa Serobyan were servicemen in the Armenian army and alleged that they had been subjected to torture while detained as suspects for murder.
Resource | Article | 9 Dec 2016 | By Arpi Avetisyan
This article outlines the situation for LGBTI people in Armenia, Georgia and Russia by examining their position on the Rainbow Europe Map’s country ranking and by analysing cases submitted to the European Court of Human Rights.
Resource | Article | 9 Dec 2016 | By Anahit Simonyan
In light of governmental inaction the article suggests that domestic violence should now be regarded as a state-sponsored form of torture against women in this region, where patriarchal norms and rules override the rights and freedoms of women formally guaranteed domestically and internationally.
Resource | Report | 14 Jul 2016 | By Kate Levine
Preventing and addressing violence against women in Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia
Kate Levine explores how UN mechanisms dealing with violence against women have engaged with this issue regionally, drawing on our experience of X and Y v Georgia, the first case from the region to be decided by the UN CEDAW Committee.
Resource | Article | 14 Jul 2016 | By Lousineh Hakobyan
Lousineh Hakobyan (President of the Europe in Law Association, Yerevan) evaluates the extent to which the way the referendum complied with international standards.