Working meeting for ECHR application submission

Today, within the framework of the “International Legal Mechanisms for Prosecution of War Criminals and Protection of Property Rights” project Tatevik Matinyan, the project manager and project assistant Mariam Khzmalyan met with Yeghishe Kirakosyan, representative of the Republic of Armenia at the European Court of Human Rights. During the meeting interstate complain submitted to the …

Time limit for ECHR applications reduced to four months

As of 1 February 2022 the time-limit for submitting an application to the European Court of Human Rights is four months following the final domestic judicial decision in the case, which is usually a judgment delivered by the highest court in the country concerned. The time-limit was previously six months. This new time-limit is not …

Derenik Mkrtchyan and Gayane Mkrtchyan v Armenia (application no. 69736/12)

Today, on November 30, 2021, the ECHR published the case of Derenik Mkrtchyan and Gayane Mkrtchyan vs Armenia. Derenik G., aged 10, was a fourth-grade pupil at School No. 5 in Charentsavan. On 5 June 2010 he had a mathematics examination. While the teacher was away, the pupils had a fight, as a result of which …

Edmon Marukyan presented the war crimes organized by Azerbaijan

Edmon Marukyan, President of the “Center for Strategic Litigations” Human Rights NGO as a special guest invited to the conference on the 20th anniversary of the Human Rights Program at the University of Minnesota Political Science, today presented the war crimes committed by the military-political elite of Azerbaijan at He also spoke about necessity of …

Petrosyan v. Azerbaijan (application no. 32427/16)

Today, on November 4, 2021, the ECHR published the case of Petrosyan vs Azerbaijan. The applicant, Artush Petrosyan, is an Armenian national who was born in 1957 and lives in Chinari (Armenia). His son, Karen Petrosyan, born in 1981, lived with him in Chinari, close to the border with Azerbaijan. On 7 August 2014 his …