2013-06-18Vano Merabishvili Goes on Hunger Strike
Former PM and Secretary General of the United National Movement Vano Merabishvili, currently being in a preliminary detention cell, has gone on hunger strike with the demand of have television. The statement was made by the lawyer of the former PM in this conversation with Rustavi 2.
2013-06-17Giorgi Sibashvili Blames Prosecutor’s Office in Purposeful Prolonging of His Case Discussion
2013-06-17Bachana Akhalaia’s Lawyer Cannot Read Trial Protocol
State sponsored attorney of Bachana Akhalaia did not have chance to read the protocols of the trials, where he did not participate. Sulkhan Komakhidze said he requested the protocol from the court but could not get it. The lawyer believes it created unequal conditions for the parties and breached the principle of judiciary compatibility.
2013-06-17Prosecutor’s Office Requested Imprisonment for Davit Geladze but Court Imposed Bail on Him
Member of the parliamentary minority Givi Targamadze said head of fourth unit of the Criminal Police of the MIA Davit Geladze wounded 18-year-old young man. MP said at the press-conference in Kutaisi that on May 26 at 10:00 pm Davit Geladze was driving his car at a high speed drunk.
2013-06-14Author of the Footage about the Accused for Girgvliani’s Murder Believes He Is Arbitrary Prisoner
Gia Alavidze, inmate of Prison # 9, is author of those video-footage which was depicted by Maestro TV in 2009 and presented “extraordinary” imprisonment conditions created for the convicted for Sandro Girgvliani’s murder. (see the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiL3G70DgV8)
2013-06-14Missing Mojahed Arrested for the Attempted Terrorist Act
Georgian MIA arrested Dagestan Mojahed Mikail Kadiev (Michael Kadoev) for the attempted terrorist act, who disappeared in Georgia at the end of last year.
2013-06-11Imprisonment Term of Bachana Akhalaia to Expire
Nine-month imprisonment term of the accused Bachana Akhalaia expires early in August. According to the procedural law, unless the City Court passes verdict meanwhile, the accused will be released. The issue became urgent after it was clarified that parties have to interrogate 150 witnesses at the trial. In parallel to it, the prosecutor’s office blames the defense lawyers in purposeful extension of court proceedings.
2013-06-10Saakashvili Demands from Interior Ministry to Find Those Behind 'Jihad Threat' Video
President Saakashvili has “instructed” Interior Minister Irakli Garibashvili to “immediately” identify those who have “produced and commissioned” a video, which threatens to take jihad into Georgia.
2013-06-10Marek Dudaev Released
2013-06-07Former Deputy Blames Akhalaia in Verbal Assault of Riot Police Officers
Former deputy minister Shalva Janashvili was questioned at the trial on former minister of interior Bacho Akhalaia. Janashvili said that during one of the incidents Akhalaia verbally insulted a riot police officer.
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