2011-12-16Doctor Charged with Responsibility for Death of 3-year-old Child Is Released
The former doctor of Dedoplistskaro hospital Giorgi Sekhniashvili who was detained after the President’s statement under the charge of leaving three-year-old Amil Gasanov in jeopardy is released.
2011-12-16MIA Partly Acknowledged Damage of Journalists during May 26 Dispersal
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia partly agreed with the litigation of journalists and acknowledged that they were injured and received material damage during the dispersal of May 26 protest demonstration; thus, the MIA took responsibility to reimburse their damage.
2011-12-14Family of Joni Abuladze Tried Under the Charge of Complicity in Acts of Terrorism Requests to Get Acquainted with Verdict
The family members of Joni Abuladze tried under the charge of complicity in acts of terrorism in September-October of 2010 request to get acquainted with the verdict.
2011-12-14Georgia: Saakashvili Pardon of Two Israeli Entrepreneurs Raises Questions
In Georgia, some people are asking whether a get-out-of-jail card costs $73 million.
2011-12-13Ivanishvili’s Lawyers Do Not Trust Judge
2011-12-08Prisoners Unable to Call Lawyer of Human Rights Center
The head of Legal Department of Human Rights Center Nino Andriashvili states that the prisoners cannot contact her since the month of November. The lawyer assumes that her telephone is blocked on purpose.
2011-12-07Long Litigation Finished and Jewish Businessmen Are Free
On December 2, the President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili pardoned Jewish businessmen Ron Fuchs and Zeev Frenkiel. The president’s spokesperson Manana Manjgaladze clarified that based on the petitions of the Israeli government and the Israeli President, the President of Georgia decided to pardon the Jewish businessmen.
2011-12-05Rights of Political Prisoner Anzor Mezvrishvili Are Systematically Violated
Political Prisoner Anzor Mezvrishvili serves his sentence in Rustavi #17 Penitentiary Department. The head of Legal Department of Human Rights Center Nino Andriashvili defends his rights.
2011-12-02“Freedom for Ales Bialiatski!“ – Solidarity Action in front of Parliament
On December 1st Human Rights Center held a protest action in front of Georgian Parliament and expressed its solidarity to Belarusian human rights defender, the Vice-President of International Federation of Human Rights Ales Bialiatski. The member organizations of Human Rights House Tbilisi also supported the action.
2011-11-30Prosecutor’s Office Does Not Investigate Oppression on Journalists
Public Defender of Georgia Giorgi Tugushi has sent two recommendations to the chief prosecutor Murtaz Zodelava this week. The Ombudsman requested the prosecutor to investigate oppression facts on journalists but the Prosecutor’s Office does not respond to any fact.
2011-11-29Shorena Khangoshvili’s Case Ended without Court Hearing
The Office of Prosecutor signed a plea-bargain agreement with the former journalist from Pankisi valley Shorena (Asmat) Khangoshvili. Khangoshvili confessed her guilt in exchange for the agreement. The Office of Prosecutor accused her for purchasing, keeping and transporting big amount of drugs.
2011-11-25Courts in Adjara Do Not Have Speakers and Public Information Is Unavailable for Media
Media representatives cannot get public information and comments from the Batumi City Court because Ajara based courts do not have speakers.
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