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23.11.2006 Access to Judicial Acts

Society should be informed how courts execute justice. Consequently, justice should be administered publicly. However, there are cases in the course of the activity of the courts of the Republic of Armenia when even an interested party – the representative of the affected person, fails to get necessary information. The Court of First Instance of Yerevan “Erebuni” and “Nubarashen” Communities did not have appropriate technical facilities for document copying. Refusal with such...

08.11.2006 A Collection of Court Cases was Published

The Freedom of Information Center published a complete collection of all court documents related to the legal defence of the Right to know. You may have an access to the electronic version of the collection here . You may get the hard copy in our office.

06.06.2006 Right to Know in New York State

Interview with Mr. Robert Freeman, the Executive Director of New York State Committee on Open Government. Interview by Shushan Doydoyan, Manchester, UK, May  23, 2006   - How does a citizen benefit from the Freedom of Information Act? - The Freedom of Information Act enables people to make use of their other rights. Let me bring several examples: parents want to know whether their child’s teacher has proper qualification. They can send an information request to...

05.06.2006 Information provision as a demonstration of humanism

Ruzan Minasyan   Former soldier Armen Manoukyan was illegally kept in the police station. The Office of the Public Prosecutor did not consider it necessary to provide Armen Manoukyan with the decision on suspension. And when the advocate Mrs. Seda Safaryan demanded the decision during the court hearing, case investigator Vardan Militonyan said that the Prosecutor’s Office had provided one of the three volumes of the case reasoning from “humanity”. At that time,...

11.04.2006 Know what you eat!

Papin Muradyan YSU Journalism Department   Very often, throwing out the packing of a food product, we notice that the product we have just eaten with great appetite is out of the expiration date. Our surveys in 10 shops in the center of Yerevan showed that all of them sold products out of expiration date. And customers, being inattentive, can greatly risk their health.    “The majority of consumers, turning to us for help, suffer because of lack of...

01.02.2006 Secret decisions of governors

Hasmik Mkrtchyan Information bulletin 16 Thanks to the support of United Nations Development Program, during 2003-2005 all the regional municipalities of Armenia prepared web pages ( ). The aim of preparing those web pages was to enable the population to easily get information on the activities of regional municipalities. During the past three years, about 600.000USD have already been spent on the system of web sites. In order to find out the outcome and...

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