Country:
Armenia
Organization:
Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center (TIAC)
Year:
2017
Election Type:
Parliamentary
Recommending Organization:
Coalition of organizations
Primary Thematic Area:
Media
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Pressure and Intimidation on Journalists
Secondary Thematic Area:
Observation
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Pressure and Intimidation on Observers
Recommendation:
Regulations introduced by the new EC related to limitations on the rights of observers and media representatives should be reconsidered, in particular, removing restrictions on the number of media representatives accredited, the right of the PEC to remove an observer or a media representative from the precinct, restriction on the right to present observations on the voting procedure, as well as the discriminatory privileges for terrestrial on-air broadcasting media representatives.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array