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30.12.2020 The Human Rights Defender’s statement on the inadmissibility of the targeting of the human rights NGOs

The Human Rights Defender considers inadmissible the targeting of human rights NGOs and its members, and the growing volume of the insults directed at them. It is effective to work together with NGOs and human rights defenders on human rights, freedoms, and issues of public importance, such as the Helsinki Committee of Armenia, the Freedom of Information Center, the Yerevan Press Club, etc.

28.12.2020 "Aravot": Post-war stories

Journalist of "Aravot" online periodical Ami Chichakyan visited Artsakh with his international colleague. In his materials, the journalist presents post-war Artsakh and the border settlements of Armenia.


On the September 27th, Azerbaijan launched a large-scale offensive against the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) during which large number of towns and villages have been targeted, including Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh. The Human Rights Ombudsman of Artsakh has monitored the developments since the onset of the hostilities. The targeted nature of the shellings, including those against journalists, was also proven by the facts that the journalists wore a special uniform and distinctive signs, as well as, mostly with cameras. The journalistic cars that came under the shelling also had the “PRESS” distinctive sign. Moreover, the journalists were targeted when they were carrying out their professional activities in civilian settlements, and not in the hotspots of hostilities.

18.12.2020 The only one who did not leave us is God

Journalist Vitold Repetovich spoke with Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Armed Forces and Head Chaplain of the Armenian Army. To headline the interview about the situation, problems, and hopes for the future, the journalist has chosen the words of the Chaplain: "The only one who did not leave us is God".

15.12.2020 The human cost of the Karabakh war

Nicholas Match and his local colleague Avetis Harutyunyan talk about the post-war problems through conversations with people who moved to Armenia from five different corners of Artsakh.

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.

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