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Strange Arithmetic for the Repressed
Zeinab Burdiashvili is a daughter of the victim of Soviet repressions Dimitri Burdiashvili. Dimitri Burdiashvili was one of the 33 conspirators of 1941. He got the hope of liberation of Georgia from Soviet regime after the start of WWII. Their action plan was just in the form of idea when they were suddenly arrested.

Exemplary Precedent
West Georgia’s Regional Prosecutor’s Office passed verdict in favor of prisoner Ramaz Pataraia; the Human Rights Center represented him at the trial. As a result, the officers of the penitentiary department were detained as accused of the prisoner’s torture and abuse of their power.

Special Operation in Kintsvisi – Next Fairy Tale from MIA
In the morning of May 26, MIA officers arrested 24-member group in the territory of Kintsvisi Monastery. The reason of their detention was plotting of an armed mutiny and illegal possession of weapon. The government-controlled national TV-Companies actively reported about the special operation. The representative of the prosecutor’s office said at the trial that it was not a special operation and the accused were detained in Tbilisi not in Kintsvisi.

Entrepreneur Fined with 3 000 GEL for Having Sold 1.10 cm Long Iron Pipe
Inspector-investigator of the Kakheti region main department of the MIA fined owner of the Ltd Khalikhebi Akaki Kharashvili from Kardenakhi village in Gurjaani district with 3 000 GEL for having sold an iron pipe of 150 mm diameter and 1, 10 cm length.

Chronicles of Brutal Torture
The executive director of Human Rights Center Ucha Nanuashvili has received an address of lawyer Lekso Arkania accompanied with the explanation note of prisoner Malkhaz Arkania imprisoned in #8 prison department and other documents. Malkhaz Arkania was detained in 2011 at Enguri Bridge when he was leaving Gali region.

Tragedy of the Zerekidzes – “Stop Serial Murders!”
Prisoner Mamuka Zerekidze died in Rustavi Prison # 6 on August 16. The prison administration told the family he died of electroshock. The Ministry of Corrections and Legal Aid has not released any official versions about Zerekidze’s death yet.

Adjara Government not Fulfilling Promise to Charity Foundation
The government did not transfer the promised building to the charity foundation of “Saint Ana and Saint Francesca.” The foundation addressed the court. However, on August 5th the judge of Batumi City Court Jumber Bezhanidze made a decision against the foundation.

Article 314 (on Espionage) Sued At the Constitutional Court of Georgia
On August 2 a suit was filed to the Constitutional Court of Georgia where editor-in-chief of the newspaper Resonance Lasha Tughushi, Constitutionalist Vakhtang Khmaladze and Lawyer Aleksandre Baramidze proclaim the Article 314 of the Criminal Code of Georgia as incompliant with the Constitution of Georgia and request to amend it.

Lawyer Ramin Papidze in Administrative Imprisonment
Lawyer Ramin Papidze has been on dry hunger-strike in Batumi pre-trial detention setting for sixth day already. He was detained under administrative charge at 12:00 am of July 29.

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Are there political prisoners in Georgia currently?
yes No I do not know


They wait for me in Abkhazia
Last time, I visited Abkhazia five years ago. Since then, not a day goes by without thinking about it, without missing the Abkhazian
Another proposal on agreement
Women – victims of violence


Forgotten by government veterans
Every year, fewer and fewer veterans of the World War II meet the Victory Day. The society receives information about them only on
Villages of the Hopeless
What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?


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