Along with a number of non-governmental organizations, Transparency International Anti-corruption Center came up with a statement addressed to Thorbjorn Jagland, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe to bring a number of pressing human rights issues to his attention, which negatively affect the state of democracy in Armenia. The mentioned eleven organizations particularly called upon him to urge the Armenian authorities to secure the immediate release of all political prisoners and ensure an independent and impartial investigation into the events of March 1, 2008.

See The Statement