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MediaMax: One of AUA’s Own Professors’ Arman Tatoyan Elected as Fourth Armenian Ombudsman

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Yerevan/Mediamax/. Today the National Assembly of Armenia elected Deputy Justice Minister Arman Tatoyan as a Defender of Human Rights with 96 for and 7 against votes.

Armenian fourth Defender of Human Rights, Arman Tatoyan was elected in a close, confidential voting.

Republican party nominated Arman Tatoyan for the position of Ombudsman.

The position of Armenian Human Rights Defender has been vacant after the resignation of Karen Andreasyan on 12 January.

Arman Tatoyan was born on December 18, 1981 in Yerevan.

He graduated from Yerevan State University, Law Faculty in 2002 and in 2004 he obtained a master’s degree from the same faculty.

In 2007 he finished PhD in YSU, Law Faculty, Chair of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics.

In 2013 he graduated from University of Pennsylvania Law School. Has an honorary master’s degree.

He has been in the position of the Deputy Justice Minister since November 2013.

Arman Tatoyan is the Deputy Representative of the Armenian Government to the European Court of Human Rights since November 2013, international adviser of the Council of Europe’s Project: from 2005, Professor of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics Department , then Associate Professor. He teaches at the American University of Armenia and the RA Academy of Justice as well.

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