ARMENIA

Overview

Armenia (Հայաստան, Hayastan), officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն, Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun), is a sovereign state in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia, on the Armenian Highland.

The population of Armenia, as of January 1, 2016, is 2,998,600 people. The country’s area is 29,743 km². According to some sources, Armenia ranks at 136 in the world in terms of population and 138 in terms of territory. Nearly 95% of the population are Christians.

Capital: Yerevan
Official language:  Armenian

ISHR Armenia Section

The Armenian section of the ISHR was founded in 2007 by journalists, activists and other people that shared same ideas. In 2008 it was registered in Armenia Ministry of Justice as the international Non-Governmental Organization.

For eight years, the ISHR Armenian section is actively engaged in human rights activities in Armenia and in cooperation with other sections of the ISHR. The activities supported by the Armenian section are following the principle of protection and support to the more vulnerable parts of society, which are often not in the public spotlight, our members, journalists actively shed light on such problems and had success in the protection of the rights of these people.

ISHR Armenia is engaged in human rights activities carried out with the help of donors and volunteers. We are protecting the rights of refugees, people with disabilities, implemented the project “Awareness about the rights of disabled persons in Armenia”, published the book “Employment of rights and benefits of persons with disabilities in Armenia”.

Since 2011, we have addressed the protection of the rights of laborers, and created the site www.ishryouth.am. We also implemented a social care project for elderly people with the financial support of the German Embassy in Armenia. Members of our section are mainly active in the social processes in Armenia, defending and supporting justice and democratic values in the country.

Reports

Human rights work with young adults from the Eastern Partnership
Armenian Police Brutality
Source: VartanM. with inset from: K.Musser. Via Wikimedia Commons
Conflict Zone: Nagorno-Karabakh

News

Мониторинг уголовного производства А. Давтяна и Р. Абрамяна (заседание 27.05.2020).

Мониторинг уголовного производства А. Давтяна и Р. Абрамяна (заседание 27.05.2020).

Мониторинг уголовного производства А. Давтяна и Р. Абрамяна (заседание 27.05.2020).  Фото: azat.tv27 мая 2020 года в суде первой инстанции Республики Армении проводилось слушанье по делу 58207619 по обвинению Арсена Давтяна ...
Armenia: Layoffs and Job Cuts-Unregistered Workers at Risk of Losing Everything

Armenia: Layoffs and Job Cuts-Unregistered Workers at Risk of Losing Everything

Layoffs and Job Cuts: Unregistered Workers at Risk of Losing Everything https://www.evnreport.com/ By Astghik Karapetyan For the past two months, Tigran Aharonyan, 28, has not had an income. He lost his ...
Armenien – US Senat erkennt Völkermord an den Armeniern an

Armenien – US Senat erkennt Völkermord an den Armeniern an

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Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M.

Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M.

Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Increasing means of disinformation and manipulation in Eastern Europe "Media, opinion making, human rights in the countries of ...
On November 22, the third seminar on "The Role of the Media and Human Rights in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia" was organized by the Armenian Division of ISHR / Armenia.

On November 22, the third seminar on “The Role of the Media and Human Rights in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia” was organized by the Armenian Division of ISHR / Armenia.

On November 22, the third seminar on "The Role of the Media and Human Rights in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia" was organized by the Armenian Division of ISHR ...
Summer 2019 - Hot topics

Summer 2019 – Hot topics

Summer 2019, hot topics in the project work of the German section in the 6 countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia ...
The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships”

The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships”

The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships” Strengthening civil society CCP Fellowships enables professionals and committed volunteers to work in an intercultural environment ...
We condemn  Turkey’s actions in Syria

We condemn Turkey’s actions in Syria

[fusion_text] We condemn  Turkey’s actions in Syria Turkey kills civilians, women, and children because Turkey has not been punished for its time for the Armenian Genocide. The world no longer ...
EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference

EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference

EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference Foreign electoral interference seriously threatens European democratic societies to the benefit of anti-EU, right-wing extremist and populist forces, warn ...
18.09.2019 The Second Seminar on՛՛ Human Rights and Human Rights in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia՛՛ through the Media was held».

18.09.2019 The Second Seminar on՛՛ Human Rights and Human Rights in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia՛՛ through the Media was held».

18.09.2019 The Second Seminar on՛՛ Human Rights and Human Rights in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia՛՛ through the Media was held. #CivilSocietyCooperation This time the workshop was held in ...
On  the 2nd of  August Seminar Armenian sections ISHR on  <<Mass Media, Formation of Manners, Rights in the  Eastern Partnerships and Russia>>

On the 2nd of August Seminar Armenian sections ISHR on <>

On the 2nd of August Seminar Armenian sections ISHR on <<Mass Media, Formation of Manners, Rights in the Eastern Partnerships and Russia>> he project, which is being implemented with the ...
06/18/19 a working meeting was held and the results of the project “Monitoring the protection of workers' rights” by the forested “International Society for Human Rights” Armenian Section.

06/18/19 a working meeting was held and the results of the project “Monitoring the protection of workers’ rights” by the forested “International Society for Human Rights” Armenian Section.

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Protected employee, ISHR Armenia/Պաշտպանված աշխատող,ՄԻՄՀ Հայաստան

Protected employee, ISHR Armenia/Պաշտպանված աշխատող,ՄԻՄՀ Հայաստան

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Off to the regions and into the future with Humanrights-online

Off to the regions and into the future with Humanrights-online

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Пашинян признан «Персоной года» по версии читателей «Ведомостей», опередив Трампа, Путина и Меркель

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