When reading last pardon acts issued by the President Mikheil Saakashvili, it is hard not to recall autumn fly, which bites bitterer than usually.
2013-11-05President Pardoned Tsotne Mamulashvili
2013-11-04Trial on Nika Gvaramia’s Case Postponed for Prosecutor’s Absence
Court discussion on the case against Nika Gvaramia, director general of the TV-Company Rustavi 2, is approaching the end. On October 28, the defense side had to make final statement but since the prosecutor did not appear at the trial, the hearing was postponed. According to the information provided by the prosecutor’s office, Prosecutor Revaz Bagashvili is on business-leave; this fact was protested by the defense side.
2013-11-04Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto
2013-11-03Nika Melia Said Investigators Demanded Him To Make Testimony against Adeishvili
Tbilisi City Court started substantial discussion of the case on the bankruptcy of Bank Cartu against former Minister of Justice Zurab Adeishvili and co-defendants in the case. Prosecutor and defense lawyers made introductory speeches at the trial. Mtatsminda district governor, accused Nika Melia said during investigation he was demanded to make testimony against Adeishvili and was promised to discharge him from accusation.
2013-10-31Saakashvili Pardoned Davit Adeishvili
2013-10-28Bacho Akhalaia Sentenced to 3, 9 Year Imprisonment in Prison Riot Case
Bacho Akhalaia was sentenced to 3, 9 year imprisonment in the Prison Riot Case. Judge Lasha Chkhikvadze decided to impose the same punishment on other accused into the same case Davit Chakua, Revaz Charbadze and Megis Kardava, who are still sought by law enforcement bodies.
2013-10-28Former Diplomat Vakhtang Maisaia Requests Prosecutor’s Office to Investigate His Torture Facts
On October 24, Human Rights House Tbilisi held press-conference on the case of Vakhtang Maisaia, former political prisoner. The Military Expert appealed to the Prosecutor’s Office to start investigation into his torture facts during imprisonment.
2013-10-22Trial on Vano Merabishvili’s Case Renewed without the Accused Person
“If about 4000 witnesses, whose interrogation started today, will use cheat sheets, it is useless to ask them questions and holding trials in general? Place me in prison directly and finish this story,” Kakheti regional governor Zurab Chiaberashvili said at the October 21 trial at the Kutaisi City Court.
2013-10-21Judgment on Prison Riot Case to Be Announced in a Week
Court hearing on the case of prison riot in 2006 has finished. Judge Lasha Chkhikvadze said the verdict on the accused people Bacho Akhalaia, Megis Kardava, Revaz Charbadze and Davit Chakua will be announced in a week.
2013-10-17Oleg Melnikov Alleges He Was Tortured in Ukrainian Prison
On September 13, former senior official of the Constitutional Security Department of the MIA, Oleg Melnikov, extradited to Georgia from Ukraine, appeared at the trial on Sandro Girgvliani’s murder case. The accused person said he was in inhuman conditions in Ukrainian prison, was tortured and intimidated there.
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When reading last pardon acts issued by the President Mikheil Saakashvili, it is hard not to recall autumn fly, which bites bitterer thanArchive