Democracy & Human Rights

DECLARATION on the Occasion of the 15th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence

Dear compatriots, This year all Armenians will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their independent statehood. We will celebrate aware of the uniqueness of this jubilee, determined to reform, build and strengthen our all-Armenian home. Independence is an utmost value and it is the duty of each of us to make Armenia a center for justice,…

Armenian authorities clamp down on the opposition

On September 7, several opposition parties in Armenia, including the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, issued an announcement declaring National Democratic Union leader Vazgen Manoukyan the sole candidate representing the national alliance accord. National Self-Determination Union candidate Paruyr Hairikyan, Democratic Party of Armenia candidate Aram Sargsyan and “Artsakh-Hayastan” candidate Lenser Aghalovyan all withdrew their candidacies from the…

DECLARATION Regarding the September 1996 Events in Armenia

The political course of the current leadership of Armenia in regards to the Presidential elections, severely hinders the already fragile democracy and deals a heavy blow to Armenia’s international reputation. Under the veil of constitutional order, the right of the people are piece-by-piece being violated by the very leadership of the homeland. The accelerated pace…