2007-08-13Prisoner Woman, Who Is Ill with Tuberculosis, Has Her Imprisonment Term Prolonged on the Ground of Provocation
Prisoner Shorena Gegelishvili, who is ill with tuberculosis, was to be released on August 8. But several days ago she was sentenced to two-month pre-trial detention and nobody interrogated her regarding the fact. Judge and her assistant are on holiday and Nestan Londaridze, lawyer for Human Rights Center (HRIDC), who protects Gegelishvili’s interests, cannot study the case properly. The prisoner was on a hunger strike for several days in protest but because of health problems she was obliged to stop the protest today.
2007-07-18“American Embassy Should Know How They Fight Against Trafficking in Georgia”
Gori District Court sentenced Zaza Amiridze, a resident of Gori, to twelve-year-imprisonment; he was accused for trafficking. Gia Amashukeli, lawyer for Amiridze, said that the accusation against his client was groundless and aimed at demonstrating the law enforcers’ „ostentatious fight against trafficking.”
2007-05-16Every Fifth Woman Is Victim of Violence (Part II)
The survey carried out by the non-governmental organizations (see part I) showed that the situation regarding the gender balance is worse in regions than in the capital. The population confirms the situation too. Tamar Goginashvili, a member of the Dusheti Municipality said that challenging process for women is too slow in Georgia.
2007-05-15Every Fifth Woman Is Victim of Violence (Part I)
Maintaining the gender balance in the Caucasian families is still a problem in the XXI Century. In Georgia women and men do not have equal rights yet and women are related with only housewives, low circles and poorly-paid jobs. Non-governmental organizations argue with the government on the topic and demand to enact right policy in treating the women.
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