Switzerland: Court ruling on Armenian genocide-denial complaint

Today, judges ruled that Switzerland did breach human rights law in taking legal action against a Turkish politician who publicly denied that the Ottoman Empire had committed genocide against the Armenian people in 1915.

Nils Muižnieks: Gender inequality and violence against women are serious human rights concerns in Armenia

The Commissioner for Human Rights wants “measures commensurate” with the extent of the problem of violence against women, including domestic violence, in Armenia.

New anti-torture expert report on Armenia

Ill-treatment of suspects detained by Armenian police and threats of reprisals issued to their families, are revealed in a new anti-torture report published today.

Switzerland: Armenian genocide-denial complaint set for Grand Chamber hearing

The applicant, Doğu Perinçek, is a Turkish national , who, as the chairman of the Turkish Workers’ Party, participated in various conferences in Switzerland in 2005 and publicly denied that the Ottoman Empire had perpetrated the crime of genocide against the Armenian people in 1915.

Court: Azerbaijani refugees set for Nagorno-Karabakh Grand Chamber hearing

Complaints by Azerbaijani refugees that they were forced to flee from their homes in 1992 during the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh will be heard by the Grand Chamber of the European Court next month.