In a state of emergency, the Human
Rights Defender works in an emergency regime.
Monitoring and examination of
complaints indicate about the necessity to inform the public that the
Constitution of the Republic of Armenia prescribes rights that are of an
absolute nature and cannot be restricted during a state of emergency.
These include the following main
to apply to the human rights defender,
to judicial protection and the right to apply to international bodies for the
protection of human rights,
to fair trial, right to receive legal aid, presumption of innocence,
of a sentenced person to appeal, right to seek pardon,
dignity and right to life,
to physical and mental integrity, prohibition of torture,
equality before the law,
of the child,
to education (except the right to education on a competitive basis),
of thought and religion.