Topic: Arrests

YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — A senior executive of a major software company and her former colleague related to parliament speaker Alen Simonyan were released from custody on Monday, February 12, about[...]

YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — An association of Armenian tech companies has condemned law-enforcement authorities for arresting the founder of one of its leading members, saying that the criminal case against him[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL, Public Radio of Armenia) — On August 28 President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan called an emergency meeting of the Security Council upon the arrest of three[...]

By Naira Bulghadarian A former diplomat and his son running Armenia’s leading classical music orchestra were arrested at the weekend on fraud charges denied by them. The accusations stem from[...]

By Robert Zargarian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — A woman accused of attempting to “kidnap” Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s son was released on Friday, June 9,  after a court in Yerevan gave[...]

YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sought to justify on May 22 the arrest of a grief-stricken woman accused of attempting to “kidnap” his son which has sparked street[...]

By Susan Badalian and Naira Bulghadarian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian law-enforcement authorities have opened more than a dozen criminal cases against participants of daily opposition demonstrations aimed at forcing Prime[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A prominent surgeon running a hospital in Yerevan and supporting an Armenian opposition group was arrested again on Wednesday, June 23, on charges of pressuring his subordinates[...]