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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/ARM/CO/4, 5 December 2016: Armenia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Inter-prisoner violence and violence and degrading treatment against homosexual prisoners and sex offenders 31. The Committee is concerned at reports of the high incidence of inter-prisoner violence in penitentiary institutions, including incidents of self-harm, and notes the lack of official statistics in this regard. It notes with concern […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ARM/CO/2, 31 August 2012: Armenia

10. The Committee is concerned at the discrimination and violence suffered by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons and rejects all violations of their human rights on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (arts. 3, 6, 7 and 26). The State party should state clearly and officially that it does not […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/ARM/CO/3, 16 July 2012: Armenia

Conditions of detention 19. While welcoming current efforts by the State party to improve conditions of detention in prisons, including the refurbishing of some facilities and work on the construction of a new prison, the Committee remains concerned at continued reports of severe overcrowding, understaffing and inadequate food and health care. The Committee is concerned […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.2, 23 December 2010: Armenia

II. GENERAL CONTEXT IN WHICH HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS OPERATE 17. The prevailing atmosphere of political dispute has also led to a context within which civil and political rights defenders appear to predominate within the human rights community. In contrast, economic and social rights activists, including those who work on women’s’ and lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]