20:55 | September 25, 2018
The European Parliament has no obligation to tell the public what its 751 members do with their tens of millions of Euros annually in tax-free allowances, according to a verdict released Tuesday by the European Court of Justice (EC).
21:53 | September 20, 2018
Reputed crime figure Artur Asatryan (aka Don Pipo), arrested on June 16 on kidnapping and illegal arms possession charges, was released today from pre-trial detention after paying bail of AMD 50 million ($103,640).
18:22 | September 20, 2018
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) today found in favor of Yerevan resident Mushegh Saghatelyan in a suit he brought against the government of Armenia that dates to the post-presidential protests of March 2008.
13:02 | September 10, 2018
A Yerevan court today released Hayk Sargsyan, the nephew of former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who has been charged with attempted murder and illegal arms possession, after paying bail of 50 million drams ($103,000).
16:27 | September 7, 2018
A Yerevan court is today reviewing the pre-trial detention issue of Hayk Sargsyan, nephew of former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who has been charged with attempted murder and illegal arms possession.
10:30 | August 24, 2018
Armenian Minister of Justice Artak Zeynalyan and U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills visited the Abovyan Correctional Facility today to check on conditions in which female inmates are kept.
14:39 | August 21, 2018
A Yerevan court today issued AMD 20 million bail for Edward Babayan, a bodyguard for businessman MP Gagik Tsarukyan, who was arrested on July 8 on charges that he beat a man in the office of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Armenia.
17:12 | August 15, 2018
A Yerevan court today approved lengthening the pre-trial detention of Artur Asatryan (aka Don Pipo), the shadowy criminal figure arrested on June 16 on kidnapping and illegal arms possession charges, for another two months.
16:28 | August 13, 2018
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan today walked out of jail a free man after the country’s Court of Appeals ruled that he cannot be prosecuted for the March 1, 2008 post- election violence in Yerevan that killed ten.
09:58 | August 2, 2018
On 1 August 2018 Protocol No. 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights came into force in respect of the 10-member States that have signed and ratified it: Albania, Armenia, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Lithuania, San Marino, Slovenia and Ukraine.
16:10 | August 1, 2018
Defense attorneys of Armenia's second president Robert Kocharyan, had filed an appeal to overturn the court decision to detain Kocharyan, as his attorney Aram Orbelyan told Hetq. He said that they would be able to tell more information about a week later. The day of the court hearing is still unknown.
15:40 | July 27, 2018
Arayik Hakobyan, a member of the Sasna Dzrer group charged with the armed seizure of a Yerevan police building in 2016, was released from pre-trial detention today after three Tsarukyan Alliance MPs submitted their personal guarantees, and a 500,000-dram promissory note each, that Hakobyan would not flee prosecution.
15:15 | July 27, 2018
Hours after being charged with “usurping state power” during the March 1-2, 2008 public protests in Yerevan, former deputy defense minister Yuri Khachatryan appeared in court and publicly declared that he rejected the accusation.
02:38 | July 27, 2018
Explaining why ex-Armenian president Robert Kocharyan didn’t show up for his court hearing today to decide whether he’s to be held in pre-trial detention, his defense lawyer, Ruben Sahakyan, told reporters that his client wasn’t avoiding appearing in court but that he must receive proper notification.
00:12 | July 22, 2018
Lalayan was a member of the Reject Serzh and My Step movements that spearheaded political protests this spring leading to the resignation of Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister on April 22.
13:23 | July 21, 2018
Investigators have revealed that the principal of P.S.46 registered his three sons on the school’s accounts as employees, paying them wages, even though they never worked a day at the school.