Tag: law

November 17, 2022
Հակակոռուպցիոն դատարան. արդարադատության նոր ճակատ

Armenia’s New Anti-Corruption Court

Armenia’s new Anti-Corruption Court is now operational and will hear criminal cases on corruption and civil cases of confiscation of illegally obtained assets. Was the creation of a new court necessary and can it have an impact on the fight against corruption?

April 30, 2021

The Hunt for Spies

There have been numerous public accusations related to espionage and high treason since the start of the 2020 Artsakh War. Despite all the noise, only one case of high treason and one case of espionage were filed during and after the war.

March 18, 2021
Armenia’s Path to Getting Copyright Right

Armenia’s Path to Getting Copyright Right

Artists have been facing a real problem in Armenia: not getting fairly compensated for the music they release. In an age when sales of physical disk copies have drastically declined, with concerts and tours put on hold because of a pandemic, how are musicians supposed to get by?

March 13, 2021
Closing the Gender Gap

Closing the Gender Gap

Although the principle of equal pay for equal work for men and women is fully implemented in Armenia’s Labor Code, a gender pay gap persists. Lara Techekirian looks at the challenges, the government’s response and presents a set of recommendations.

October 16, 2018
Ինչու «կանաչ» քաղաքականությունը կանաչ չէ բոլոր համար

Why Green Policies Are Not Green For Everyone

Cross-border cooperation among environmental groups is imperative to ensure real environmental protection globally. Drawing examples from Armenia and Lebanon, Sophia Manukyan delves into the world of high-stake investments and assistance in heavy metal mining and waste management.

May 31, 2017
The Families of Sari Tagh

The Families of Sari Tagh

Ten residents of Sari Tagh, a neighborhood in the Erebuni district in Yerevan where a group of armed men calling themselves the Daredevils of Sassoun seized a police station last summer, continue to remain in pre-trial detention after confrontation with security forces 10 months ago. Their families are now fighting for their release.