Content tagged with Armenia
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.
When the European Court of Human Rights delivered judgments on the first six Chechen cases against Russia in February 2005, we had a long list of individuals to thank, in particular the many volunteer translators who contributed a great deal towards achieving justice for the applicants. ‘Human rights’ is an issue that EHRAC and many […]
European Court: Azerbaijan and Hungary answerable over case of pardoning and early release of convicted murderer
The Governments of Azerbaijan and Hungary have been asked by the European Court of Human Rights to respond formally to a case brought by the relatives of Armenian army officer Gurgen Markaryan, who was murdered by Azerbaijani officer Ramil Safarov in Budapest in 2004.
Resource | Case Summary | 31 Mar 2015 | By Sundiata Sidibe
On 12 May 2007, a witness (L.G.) in a murder investigation died while attempting to escape a Yerevan police station by jumping out of a second story window.
Resource | Article | 17 Dec 2015 | By Professor Philip Leach
Philip Leach analyses this summer's European Court judgments in two Nagorno-Karabakh cases.
Case of alleged torture and ill-treatment of 77-year-old Armenian man communicated to Azerbaijani Government
On 10 November 2015, the European Court of Human Rights communicated the case of Mamikon Khojoyan, a 77-year-old Armenian citizen who inadvertently crossed the border into Azerbaijan in 2014, where he was allegedly held by authorities for over a month, and subjected to torture and ill-treatment.