Army

The court examines the suitability of a soldier with “behavioral disorders”

The Administrative Court today, under the presidency of Judge Liana Hakobyan, started its first session of the lawsuit based on Yurik Broyan's claim against the Central Medical Commission challenging the verdict on...

“Not only serviceman Yurik Broyan is not a cheater, but his actions did not...

"Not only serviceman Yurik Broyan has not been recognized as a cheater, his actions did not have deceiving character at all. The conclusion of the supplementary forensic psychiatric examination reaffirmed this," says...

Persons with mild mental retardation will no longer be drafted into the army

At this week's cabinet meeting, the government approved a draft decision by the Ministry of Defense that would release people with behavioral disabilities from compulsory military service. The decision,...

Serving in Armenian Armed Forces endangers lives of homosexual conscripts

"If I went to the army, my life would be seriously threatened. As a result of physical violence, I would be deprived of life or, submitted to psychological violence and persecution, I might have...

Bedwetting as stigma for soldiers

The list of diseases determining the degree of suitability for military service was last revised in April 2018. The Ministry of Defense developed a large document consisting of 103 articles. The government...
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“The captain has a habit to drink and shoot in the air”. The commander...

The corporal Hovhannes Melkonyan was killed in the Vardenis military unit on June 22. A black "cabin", four walls, sloping roof -- the only house the corporal has ever known, consists of a narrow,...

The soldier with mental disorder was taken to a military police station: The Ministry...

Today, the Defense Ministry gave explanations on the article published yesterday on Forrights.am website titled "The commander of the battalion beat the soldier with mental disorder. He is in a psychiatric hospital,...

The murdered soldier is charged with sexual assault and other “deadly sins”: The silence...

The investigators of the third garrison division of the Military Prosecutor's Office have charged a murdered soldier with four RA Criminal Code articles simultaneously: with Article 139 on "Action of sexual character", Article 182...

“Gevorg Haroyan did not commit suicide; He was tortured and killed “

His genetic characteristics are absent from his gunshot trigger. There are two different persons’ genetic characteristics on the trigger of the gun. "The 21-year-old Gevorg Haroyan...

Azerbaijani Emplacements in Nakhijevan Were Suppressed

The armed forces of Azerbaijan fired at the village of Areni, Armenia in the evening of September 15. The enemy’s emplacements were suppressed with counteraction, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense of Armenia...