Tag Archives: human rights abuses

EDITORIAL: A Cherished Document is Further Discarded

Today is the anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As we look back on the past six decades, it is evident that the signatory nations have not fully adhered to the declaration, nor have they respected the impetus for drafting this important document.

Armenian Police Open to Public Oversight

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–The Armenian police on Wednesday unveiled plans to ask prominent public figures to join a new supervisory body that will be charged with making police activities more transparent and preventing human rights abuses by law-enforcement officers. Major-General Alik Sargsian, the chief of the national police service, said that “in a matter of days” he