Helsinki Citizens Assembly

Type: Organization
Name: Helsinki Citizens Assembly
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

HCA Vanadzor against Ministry of Defence: Administrative Court upholds lawsuit

The Administrative Court of Armenia has upheld the lawsuit filed by the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor office against the Ministry of Defence.HCA Vanadzor filed the lawsuit back in 2010 requesting information on the names of companies supplying ... [Published A1 Plus News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Radical opposition leader’s trial: Shant Harutyunyan claims to be political prisoner

Authorities in Armenia deny there are any political prisoners in the country, but at least one defendant in a high-profile trial claims he is being ‘persecuted’ for his political views.The trial of radical opposition Tseghakron party leader Shant Harutyunyan ... [Published Armenia Now - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

FMs of Armenia, NKR discuss Karabakh settlement issues

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan and his Karabakh counterpart Karen Mirzoyan met in Yerevan on Wednesday to discuss issues related to the current stage of talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, the press service of the Ministry ... [Published Armenia Now - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Viewers v. Doers: Latest wave of civic protest lacks numbers and leadership

NAZIK ARMENAKYANArmeniaNowCivil activists celebrating their victory in Mashtots Park after saving the public area in downtown Yerevan from controversial redevelopment. For about three months the activists had struggled against the construction of trade ... [Published Armenia Now - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights defenders believe Pedro Agramunt is not best candidate for position of PACE Rapporteur on political prisoners in Azerbaijan

:59Human rights defenders applaud the resumption of the activities of PACE Rapporteur on political prisoners in Azerbaijan. However, they believe that Spanish MP Pedro Agramunt, who has been appointed to the position of PACE Rapporteur, is not the best ... [Published Caucasian Knot - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Appointment of loyal to Azerbaijan deputy as a PACE rapporteur on political prisoners has angered human rights activists

Preparation of a report on political prisoners in Azerbaijan is committed to PACE Deputy Pedro Agramunt (Spain), who is already the rapporteur of the Monitoring Committee of the Assembly of this country. According to the Azerbaijani news agency "Turan", ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine: No peace plan without accountability for human rights

Ukrainian authorities should refer situation on the internationally recognised territory of Ukraine to the International Criminal Court (ICC) until the state becomes a member of the ICC by acceding to the Rome StatuteBy Index on Censorship / 26 June, ... [Published Index on Censorship - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

In Azerbaijan, Committee to protect Hilal Mamedov's rights claims threat to his health in penal colony

:46In an Azerbaijani penal colony, health of Hilal Mamedov, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Tolyshi Sado" (Voice of Talysh), who was sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment , runs a real risk. This was stated by the Committee to protect Hilal Mamedov's ... [Published Caucasian Knot - Jun 26 2014]

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"Pedro Agramunt's loyalty towards the Azerbaijani authorities, together with his activities as a whole, raises a huge number of questions. The earlier reports compiled by Pedro Agramunt and Maltese MP Joseph Gresh, another Rapporteur of the PACE Monitoring Committee, were, to put it mildly, smoothed and non-objective" Leyla Yunus has noted
In January last year, the European NGO "European Stability Initiative” released a report entitled "Monitoring on Azerbaijan or Pedro Agramunt should resign." ESI stated that Agramunt is the protector of the ruling regime in Azerbaijan."
According to Arzu Abdullaeva, in that situation, Hilal Mamedov "is to be released "not only in terms of the restoration of his rights, but also for humanitarian reasons.""

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HCA Vanadzor against Ministry of Defence: Admi... [Published A1 Plus News - Jul 23 2014]
Radical opposition leader’s trial: Shant Haruty... [Published Armenia Now - Jul 17 2014]
FMs of Armenia, NKR discuss Karabakh settlement... [Published Armenia Now - Jul 03 2014]
Viewers v. Doers: Latest wave of civic protest ... [Published Armenia Now - Jul 02 2014]
Human rights defenders believe Pedro Agramunt i... [Published Caucasian Knot - Jun 27 2014]
Appointment of loyal to Azerbaijan deputy as a ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Jun 26 2014]
Ukraine: No peace plan without accountability f... [Published Index on Censorship - Jun 26 2014]
In Azerbaijan, Committee to protect Hilal Mamed... [Published Caucasian Knot - Jun 26 2014]
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