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Azerbaijan asks ECHR for more time to provide info about Armenian prisoners

Azerbaijan has asked the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to extend the deadline for providing complete information about Armenian prisoners of war (POWs), the office of Armenia's representative on international legal matters reports. "In response to a number of requests for interim measures against Azerbaijan lodged by t...

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panorama.am09/23rd/2022, 12:42

SJC nominates judge Grigor Hovhannisyan to appellate court

The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), a state body overseeing Armenian courts, has nominated judge Grigor Hovhannisyan to become a justice of the Court of Criminal Appeals. He would replace judge Alexander Azaryan who tendered his resignation on 19 September. Azaryan was formally dismissed by the judicial watchdog on September ...

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panorama.am09/23rd/2022, 11:36

Armenian judicial watchdog dismisses judge Alexander Azaryan

The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), a state body overseeing Armenian courts, has formally dismissed judge Alexander Azaryan of the Court of Criminal Appeals. The judge was relieved of his duties on Thursday three days after tendering his resignation, according to a decision by the judicial watchdog. “The Supreme Judicial Coun...

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panorama.am09/21st/2022, 12:54

Armenia provides evidence of Azerbaijan’s abuse of POWs, desecration of killed soldiers to ICJ

Armenia has provided graphic evidence of Azerbaijan’s abuse of Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) and desecration of killed Armenian servicemen to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Office of the Armenian Representative on International Legal Matters said in a statement on Wedneday. “On September 19, the Office of the...

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panorama.am09/20th/2022, 9:30

Armenophobia vital for survival of Aliyev's regime, says former ombudsman

Armenia’s former Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan has established a foundation aimed at promoting democracy and the rule of law in the country. “As promised, I am starting an active public activity and have set up the Center for Law and Justice: Tatoyan Fund,” he told a news conference in Yerevan on Tuesday. The foundation...

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panorama.am09/19th/2022, 10:36

Soldier Davit Gishyan killed in Azerbaijani captivity; Armenia applies to ECHR

Armenian soldier Davit Gishyan (born in 2002) was killed after being taken captive by Azerbaijani forces, the office of Armenia’s representative before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) confirmed on Monday. The office has applied to the European Court over Azerbaijan’s violation of Article 2 of the European Convention ...

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panorama.am09/17th/2022, 9:24

Over 10 Armenian soldiers taken captive by Azerbaijan in latest attack

More than 10 Armenian servicemen were taken captive by Azerbaijani forces during the September 13-14 Azerbaijani attack, the spokesperson of the Armenian representation to the ECHR, Hasmik Samvelyan, told Armenpress on Saturday. “The picture is obscure, it could change. I can’t provide any other information regarding identifie...

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panorama.am09/17th/2022, 7:24

Ex-ombudsman: Azeri footage shows mutilated body of another female Armenian soldier

Armenia’s former Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan and his team are collecting evidence of Azerbaijani atrocities against Armenian soldiers during the latest aggression, including videos and photos, he said in a statement on Friday. The full text of his statement is below. “We are collecting and verifying evidenc...

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panorama.am09/16th/2022, 7:18

Heavy police presence seen outside Armenian government

There is a heavy police presence outside the Armenian government building on Friday morning ahead of a cabinet meeting. Special police forces have also been deployed in the area. The move comes after Karin Tonoyan, the mother of fallen hero Menua Hovhannisyan, on Thursday announced the launch of civil disobedience aimed at top...

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panorama.am09/15th/2022, 8:06

Opposition tables no-confidence motion to oust Pashinyan

The two opposition factions in the Armenian parliament, Hayastan and Pativ Unem, have put forward a motion of no-confidence in Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Under the Armenian Constitution, a vote of no-confidence must be held no sooner than 48 hours and no later than 72 hours after the motion is submitted. A majority of MP...

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