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Echoing ARF, Senior MP Urges Amnesty for Jailed Oppositionists

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Echoing calls for a general amnesty for political prisoners made earlier this year by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, a senior pro-government parliamentarian advocated on Wednesday a general amnesty for Armenian opposition members and supporters arrested following the February presidential election. Earlier in July, the chairman of Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s Supreme Council of Armenia,

Council of Europe Official Again Slams Yerevan

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–The Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights has again expressed serious concern at the continuing imprisonment of dozens of Armenian opposition members and supporters on what he considers dubious charges. “The situation with respect to the persons deprived of their liberty in connection with the 1-2 March events continues to be a source

Armenia, ANCC Attend OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Toronto

TORONTO –Four delegates from Armenia attend the Organization of Organizations for Security Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly’s three-day fall meeting on Sep. 18 here. The Armenian delegation consisted of head of delegation Aram Safarian, Prosperous Armenia; Khachig Harutiunian, Orinats Yergir; Larisa Alaverdian, Heritage; and Anahit Gasparyan, head of international organizations department at the National Assembly