Information Disputes Council

On May 1, 2011 at the Media Freedom Forum (Tsaghkadzor, April 30 – May 1, 2011), organized by RA Human Rights Defender’s Office with the assistance of the European Union, it was announced about the establishment of Information Disputes Council, IDC (Հիմնադրման հուշագիր).

IDC Mission

To protect the freedom of speech, access to information, as well as human dignity and the right of personal life.

IDC Functions

To come up with advisory expert conclusions on court litigations on libel and insult, private life protection, and freedom of information;

To provide consultations to the Armenian legislative and executive authorities, local self-government bodies and citizens.

IDC Members

Shushan Doydoyan (secretary), President of Freedom of Information Center

Ara Ghazarian, Deputy Director of “Arni Consult” law firm

Boris Navasardian, President of Yerevan Press Club

Aram Abrahamian, Chief Editor of “Aravot” daily

Ashot Melikyan, Chairman of Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression

Olga Safaryan, Lawyer

David Sandukhchyan, Lawyer