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Paying the price for exposing Armenian election fraud

Tuesday July 4th, 2017

An Armenian NGO is in the authorities’ crosshairs after exposing what it describes as rampant electoral fraud by the ruling Republican Party. In late March, activists from Armenia’s Union of…

Some district leaders supported the activities of the “helpers”. Aravot.am

Wednesday May 17th, 2017

During the interview with Aravot.am  the spokesmen of “Independent Observer” public initiative Daniel Ioannisyan mentioned that in many polling stations there are fake observers, who have fake certificates, but are…

Open democracy journal about reaction on our investigation

Monday May 8th, 2017

After revealing evidence of electoral campaiging for Armenia’s ruling party by public sector employees, this NGO is facing a defamation suit and attacks in the press. Last month, Armenia held…

Expert: No political will, no debates

Saturday May 6th, 2017

Political forces competing with each other do not hold debates. Many spoke about it during the April parliamentary elections saying that we lack the culture of televised debates. A1+ Company…

Armenia: Political Campaigns, Failing to Inspire Voters, Offer Cash

Saturday April 1st, 2017

But police often intimidate those who make vote-buying allegations into retracting their accusations, said Daniel Ioannisyan, a representative of Independent Observer, a civil society organization monitoring the elections. “When citizens…

Daniel Ioannisian: April 2 vote is simply more important than previous parliamentary elections. RFERL.org

Saturday April 1st, 2017

YEREVAN — Centrist opposition leader Nikol Pashinian stands outside an office building in western Yerevan’s Malatia-Sebastia neighborhood, megaphone in hand, to take his criticism of the current government to the…

Civilnet about our investigation

Thursday March 30th, 2017

Days before Armenia’s April 2 parliamentary election, over 100 school principals have been accused of illegal campaigning for the ruling Republican Party, following the release of audio recordings.

The Executive Director of the OSF-Armenia about our Publication

Friday December 9th, 2016

Larisa Minasyan, the Executive Director of the Open Society Foundations-Armenia, in an interview to 1in.am spoke about the availability of access to personal data of Armenian citizens for the Russian…

Edmon Marukyan’s Appeal to RA Prime Minister Related to Protection of Armenian Citizens’ Personal Data

Friday December 9th, 2016

RA National Assembly Deputy Edmon Marukyan has written a letter to the RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan related to the concern of the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO that the…

“It is a question why we should give one-fifth of the RA Armed Forces to Russian Federation.” Daniel Ioannisyan (Aravot.am)

Friday November 18th, 2016

Daniel Ioannisyan, Coordinator of the Union of Informed Citizens NGO, considers it unacceptable to include the Fifth Army Corps of Armenia into the group in the framework of creating a…

Andranik Manukyan’s Interview to Tert.am

Sunday November 6th, 2016

There is a 70 percent increase in exports from Armenia to the Eurasian Economic Union member states, the reason being Turkish products exported to Russia via the territory of Armenia:…

Daniel Ioannisyan. “Such amounts are circulating in the ruling party’s pre-election headquarters that 500-600 thousand drams are not a big deal.” (Aravot.am)

Friday September 2nd, 2016

Daniel Ioannisyan, Program Coordinator of the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO, representing the civil society in the format of 4+4+4, does not consider the publication of the voters lists in…

Daniel Ioannisyan. “The authorities have appeared between the devil and the deep blue sea”

Wednesday May 25th, 2016

Daniel Ioannisyan, Program Coordinator of the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO, believes that the authorities will make concessions with regard to amendments to the Electoral Code. Note that co-rapporteurs of…

EEU membership beneficial neither for farmers nor for army (video in Armenian)

Saturday November 22nd, 2014

Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union will greatly affect the country’s agriculture, army’s armament and banking system, says the coordinator of the Union of Informed Citizens NGO. Daniel Ioannisyan…

Galust Sahakyan haven’t even seen agreement of Armenia’s accession in EEU (in Armenian)

Friday September 12th, 2014

“Aravot” was covered our seminar. Details here.