Published: 1 Dec 2012 | By Siranush Sahakyan

Implementation of CAT and Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights in Armenia: Challenges and achievements


Armenia became a full member of the Council of Europe in 2001. In accordance with opinion no. 221(2000) of the PACE, Armenia undertook a wide range of obligations, including (in 2002) ratifying the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

To read Siranush Sahakyan’s assessment on the acts’ implementation in Armenia, please follow the link below.