ARF-D’s anti-migration plan at final stage

  The migration prevention program by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) entitled ‘We are going to live in our country’ is at the final stage, ARF-D parliamentary group member Artsvik Minasyan told Tert.am. “Some emendations have been made. The program has not yet been completed so I am not speaking of details,” the MP…

Armenian president meets with Czech premier

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is on a state visit to the Czech Republic, had a meeting with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka. Armenia’s leader congratulated Mr Sobotka on his appointment as prime minister of the Czech Republic and wished him successful activities. The sides thoroughly discussed the possibilities of developing Armenian-Czech economic cooperation, as…

Prisoner denied right to early release on parole

  Ruben Amatuni, who is serving his 7-year sentence in the Kosh penitentiary, has sent Tert.am a letter, wherein he writes he cannot exercise his right to early release on parole. “I have no previous convictions. I have not been fined, and no one has complained about it. I have been commended for conscientious work.…

Prosecutor General’s Office function to battle judicial corruption – Deputy Ombudsman

The Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs, Parliament of Armenia, held a meeting on Thursday.  Deputy Ombudsman of Armenia Genya Pertosyan presented the special report on corruption in Armenia’s judicial system, which evoked a strong public response. During the discussions she noted that battling corruption in the judicial system is the…

Armenia’s political forces opportunistic – Boris Navasardyan

  In an interview with Tert.am, Boris Navasardyan, Armenian Coordinator, Eastern Partnership Forum of Civil Society (EaP CSF), said that most of Armenia’s political forces do not have any principles or clear political positions. Rather, most of the political forces are opportunistic, he added, as he commented on the Griboyedov club’s activities. The club launched…