2012-10-23Human Rights Center Demands Freedom of Akhmed Chataev
The nongovernmental organization Human Rights Center demands the freedom of Akhmed Chataev, detained as a result of a special operation in Lopota Gorge. According to human rights organizations, the ethnic Chechen, who has received refugee status in Austria, has been arbitrarily detained in Georgia.
2012-10-18Witnesses Allege Sergeant Booted and Then Threatened Soldier
Soldiers were interrogated as witnesses in the case of 19-year-old Koba Makharashvili at Gori District Court. Soldiers alleged that sergeant Tengiz Gelashvili, whom prosecutor’s office blames in the torture of soldiers, had booted Koba Makharashvili for having secretly called from cell phone and then threatened him with compelling him to walk dressed only in pants in front of the unit that evening ; ten minutes later Makharashvili died.
2012-10-18Phone Communication between Prisoners and Human Rights Center’s Lawyer Restored
Since late 2011 prisoners could not contact lawyer of Human Rights Center Nino Andriashvili on her phone number; so she had to change it.
2012-10-18Companies Linked with Kibar Khalvashi Will Appeal to the Court to Gain Their Properties Back
2012-10-16Justice to Be Implemented
Megis Kardava and Aleksandre Mukhadze. Megis Kardava was known as right-hand of Bacho Akhalaia, former Minister of Interior. The ex-minister always tried to have Kardava close to him. In 2006, when Akhalaia was head of penitentiary department, Kardava was director of Tbilisi Prison # 7.
2012-10-15Giorgi Kavlashvili: Murtaz Zodelava Participated in the Purchase of Burji
Director of the Ltd Gama Giorgi Kavlashvili spoke about details of the purchase of Company Burji and stated that procedures were implemented by instructions of the chief prosecutor of Georgia Murtaz Zodelava.
2012-10-12Georgian Dream Requests Re-Counting of Votes in Every PS in Martvili District
Georgian Dream states that results of the parliamentary elections in Martvili district must be recounted and results in some polling stations must be annulled. Activists claim Coalition and their majoritarian candidate Murtaz Khurtsilava lost elections in the district because of faked results.
2012-10-12Former owners of Electricity Wagon Repair Factory to Start Struggle to Gain Business Back
2012-10-11Human Rights Center Requests Honorable Release of Political Prisoners
Human Rights Center was one of those first organizations, which started speaking about politically motivated persecution of people in Georgia. In 2009, the Center, together with the International Federation for Human Rights FIDH, published special report about political prisoners in Georgia. Many local and international organizations spoke about this problem.
2012-10-10Working on the Draft Amnesty Law Started
Kutaisi Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association branch has new chairman Eight Inmates on Huger-Strike in Prison # 2 Life-sentenced prisoner applied to Human Rights Center The Parliament of Georgia did not vote for the formation of the investigation commission into Sakdrisi Mine Case Parliament intends to form commission to study the case of Sakhdrisi gold mine Archive
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, IArchive
“Miscarriages of justice“– we use this term to characterize the problems existing in the system of Georgian judiciary during ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s governance.Archive