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Murders, suicides, and fatal accidents plague the Armenian military
Murders, suicides, and fatal accidents plague the Armenian Military
February 24, 2017

Human rights in the military is an issue of concern to rights groups around the world. In Armenia, reports by local and international organisations and the US Department of State suggest a concerning situation in the the country’s armed forces.

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Murders, suicides, and fatal accidents plague the Armenian Military

February 24, 2017
Murders, suicides, and fatal accidents plague the Armenian military

Human rights in the military is an issue of concern to rights groups around the world. In Armenia, reports by local and international organisations and the US Department of State suggest a concerning situation in the the country’s armed forces.

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The Suicides and Murders Statistics in the Armenian Army (Infographics)

August 30, 2016
The Suicides and Murders Statistics in the Armenian Army (2010-2015)

Over a period of six years, from 2010 to 2015 the RA and NK armed forces suffered a total of 206 fatal casualties, of which 48 were results of suicides and 43 results of murders. That number does not include the fatalities that were the result of ceasefire regime violations on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and the line of contact. In percentage this numbers are equivalent to 23% and 21% of total non-combat casualties during the last 6 years.

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The Fatal Accidents Statistics in the Armenian Army (Infographics)

August 26, 2016
The Fatal Accidents Statistics in the Armed Forces for the period 2010-2016 (Infographics)

67 fatalities out of 206 recorded in the RA and NK armed forces during the period 2010-2015 were fatal accidents. This number does not include the fatalities that were the result of ceasefire regime violations on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and the line of contact.

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Peace Dialogue NGOs suggestions on the draft action plan of the RA Ministry of Defense for the Human Rights protection for the period 2017-2019

August 18, 2016
Peace Dialogue

In response to the announcement posted on the RA Ministry of Defense website inviting non-governmental organizations to send proposals for designing a draft action plan for the period of 2017-2019 stemming from the provisions of the strategy for the protection of Human Rights, Peace Dialogue NGO sent the following suggestions to the RA Ministry of Defense.

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The database of fatal incidents in the armed forces now lists a total of 810 fatalities.

April 01, 2016
www.safesoldiers.am

The website and database www.safesoldiers.am has been updated with information provided to Peace Dialogue NGO by private individuals, and NGOs along with information from public media. With this update, the website database now lists a total of 810 fatalities recorded in the Armenian and Nagorno-Karabakh armed forces since 1994 (currently the complete database is available at the Armenian version of the website).

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Civilian Control of the Military is not just a Concern of Democracies

March 04, 2016
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“In a democracy, soldiers are citizens. It is that simple: they deserve to be treated as citizens, and they should not tolerate being treated otherwise, even if the military service, in training and operations, includes hardships and deprivations. An army that structurally violates the rights of its citizen-soldiers will lose legitimacy, and, in the long …

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We Have a Right to Know the Truth About the Death of our Children

April 27, 2015
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At the end of 2014, Peace Dialogue NGO filed a lawsuit in order to obtain information on the fatalities of persons serving in the military from the Ministry of Defense in Armenia (MoD). The Administrative Court of the Republic of Armenia (RA) has decided to allow the lawsuit to proceed and will hold hearings on two cases related to this most important issue.

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