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04.03.2014 - Success Story 20

Director of the Yerevan Building Investment Program Implementation Unit SNCO Ruben Harutyunyan was held liable by the decision of December 24, 2013 of the RA Administrative Court for violating the right to freedom of information. This is the third similar precedent when an official is imposed a fine in amount of 50,000 AMD for violating the freedom of information right.

03.03.2014 - Success Story 19

The decrees of the President of the RA National Assembly were publicized thanks to the case initiated against the RA NA. By its Decision of December 28, 2013 the RA Administrative Court upheld FOICA’s claim, thus recognizing the fact of violation of freedom of information right and obliging the NA to provide the rejected information as well as to compensate court expenses FOICA has made.

17.10.2013 - Success Story 18

The Freedom of Information Center, thanks to requests to receive information, made subject to criticism the NGOs that have received grants from the RA President’s Budget and avoided public accountability, thus returning 80 million AMD to the State Budget.

14.03.2013 - Success Story 17

Due to a court case initiated by the Freedom of Information Center on February 19, 2013, by the court decision an administrative penalty (fine at the amount of 80.000 AMD, 30.000 AMD from which is for not providing information to the FOICA's first request, and 50.000 AMD for not providing information to the FOICA's second request) was imposed to the head of the "Daughter Marianna" Co. Ltd Tigran Vardanyan for not providing information to the Freedom of Information Center’s information requests.

26.12.2012 - Success Story 16

According to the decision of the RA Court of General Jurisdiction of Center and Norq-Marash administrative districts (judge Arayik Melqumyan) made on December 21, 2012, the Democratic Party of Armenia was obliged to provide information on finances spent for pre-electoral campaign and to compensate the judicial expenses at the amount of 100.000 AMD as a state fee paid by the FOICA and the lawyer's payment.

25.12.2012 - Success Story 15

Thanks to the consistent efforts of the Freedom of Information Center, the results of the checkups by the State Inspectorate for Surveillance of Markets were posted on this service’s section on the official website of the RA Ministry of Economy (www.mineconomy.am).

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