Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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The main mission of FOICA is to defend the people's constitutional right to have access to information. "Freedom of Information Center of Armenia" non-governmental organization (FOICA) was founded on July 1st, 2001. The mission of FOICA is to contribute to the transparency and openness of the government system and to stimulate civil society's involvement in the governance system.

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Here we present complete picture of judicial practice in the field of freedom of information: all court cases on FOI, with related documents: Information requests, court decisions, etc.

Black List

Black list of those officials and institutions which infringed people’s right to access to information, quarterly composed by the FOI Center. The List is also published in the bulletin and Armenian print media.

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10.11.2020

STATEMENT

Today, on November 10, at about 4:00 AM, dozens of men tried to burst into the Yerevan Bureau of “Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty” (Azatutyun Radio). The attackers knocked on the doors with their feet and fists, swore at the employees of the Bureau. According to the statement published by the radio station, the attackers said that they have come to take away the servers to stop Azatutyun from broadcasting, swore at the employees, and pushed them around. The attackers left after Radio Liberty’s employees called the police.

02.11.2020

Statement on Ecocide Alert in Nagorno–Kharabakh region amidst war between Armenia & Azerbaijan

On November 2nd, 50 Armenian environmental organizations joined their forces and addressed more than 100 reputable conservation organizations worldwide strictly condemning the usage of white phosphorus munitions by Azerbaijani military forces against the primary forests of Artsakh. In the joint statement published earlier, Armenian environmental initiative is expecting adequate feedback from reputable organizations, as well as calls to join all efforts to protect crucial ecosystems, valuable genetic resources, and rare species at the bridge of extinction found in the nature of Artsakh and prevent the potential ecocide in the region.

04.10.2020

Statement on Media Security

In the past few days, military operations have escalated in Nagorno-Karabakh. In this connection, covering the conflict has become extremely complicated for Armenian and foreign journalists.

03.10.2020

Ttrustworthy information on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict

Here you can find links to official and unofficial resources for trustworthy information on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.

02.10.2020

Call for probe into origin of shelling that injured reporters in Nagorno-Karabakh

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to shed all possible light on the origin of the bombardment that injured four journalists covering the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh yesterday, and to ensure that the injured can be evacuated safely.