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panorama.am07/14th/2021, 9:54

Opposition party member says authorities deprived Armenian people of free elections

Nikol Pashinyan could not serve as acting prime minister of Armenia after stepping down on April 25, since the resignation “implies removal of a person from office amid public pressure”, lawyer Ara Zohrabyan, a member of the Zartonk (Awakening) National Christian Party, said in his closing remarks at the Constitutional Court he...

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panorama.am07/10th/2021, 1:24

Lawyer insists there are sufficient grounds to overturn Armenia election results

There are sufficient grounds to overturn the official results of last month’s snap parliamentary elections in Armenia, lawyer, opposition Armenia bloc member Aram Vardevanyan insisted on Saturday. Speaking at the Constitutional Court, he highlighted the outcome of the case as an important precedent in resolving the future elec...

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panorama.am07/10th/2021, 9:24

Armenia’s top court denies motion to summon President Armen Sarkissian as witness

The Constitutional Court of Armenia on Saturday continued hearings on the opposition appeals challenging the official results of last month’s snap parliamentary elections. The top court received separate election appeals from the opposition Armenia bloc, I’m Honored bloc, Zartonk (Awakening) National Christian Party and Hayots...

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panorama.am07/9th/2021, 8:24

Armenia’s Constitutional Court starts hearing election appeals

The Constitutional Court of Armenia on Friday started hearing the appeals of four political forces challenging the results of the June 20 snap parliamentary elections. The separate appeals have been lodged by the opposition Armenia bloc, I’m Honored bloc, Zartonk (Awakening) National Christian Party and Hayots Hayrenik (Armeni...

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panorama.am06/1st/2021, 4:00

Yerevan court rules to end prosecution of Serzh Sargsyan’s nephew

Judge Anna Danibekyan of the Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction on Tuesday ruled to end the criminal prosecution of Hayk Sargsyan, a nephew of Armenia’s second President Serzh Sargsyan. He was acquitted of illegal arms possession, while the charge of attempted murder under Article 235 of Armenia’s Criminal Code was replaced...

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panorama.am03/31st/2021, 10:24

Prosecution of Kocharyan continues under ‘non-existent’ penal code article, lawyer says

The criminal prosecution against Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan and three other former top officials continue under “non-existent” article of Armenia’s Criminal Code as the Constitutional Code ruled that Article 300.1 is unconstitutional and invalid, one of Kocharyan’s lawyers, Hayk Alumyan, said at a program aired...

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panorama.am02/23rd/2021, 1:54

Political scientist: Pro-Armenian reports appeared in Ukrainian media due to Ara Saghatelyan’s efforts during war

A group of people, including political scientists and NGO representatives, on Tuesday held a rally outside the National Security Service of Armenia (NSS) in support of Ara Saghatelyan, a former chief of staff of the National Assembly, who has been placed under a two-month arrest in compliance with a court ruling. Political sci...

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panorama.am09/22nd/2020, 4:24

Police investigating abuse claims at Yerevan orphanage

Police are probing the allegations of physical and mental abuse at an orphanage in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. In a statement on Tuesday, police said they have opened an investigation after receiving reports that employees of the orphanage are beating and insulting the children at the institution. The probe has revealed ...

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panorama.am06/25th/2020, 9:24

Kosovo's Hashim Thaci 'indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity'

Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci and nine other former separatists have been indicted on war crimes charges, Euronews reports. Thaci was a former commander with the Kosovo Liberation Army during the war for independence from Serbia between 1998 and 1999, which left more than 10,000 dead and 1,641 unaccounted for. He has been c...

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panorama.am06/5th/2020, 11:18

Armenian PM reacts to use of force by police against man for not wearing face mask

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has reacted to the social media footage which shows police officers using force against a man for not wearing a face mask, defending the police actions as a way to make people comply with the anti-coronavirus rules. “Dear compatriots, The police are a law enforcement agency, which can a...

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