2008-06-11Why Reduction of Criminal Age of Responsibiliti?14 to 12 years-of age, rights of children violated
The representatives of Georgian NGO protested against reducing the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 14 to 12 years. The NGOs handed a petition to the President to express their grave concern.
2008-06-09A Hollowed Fir Tree Lands Man in Jail
Roin Gabaidze, 26 is facing a-five-year term of imprisonment for bringing home a hollowed out fir tree from his personal forest plot. A criminal case was launched against him in April 2007. The defendant’s attorney considers that his client was charged under the incorrect legal Article.
2008-06-05Former Representative of the Constitutional Security Department (CSD) Accused of Rape but Gets-Away Under Plea-bargain
2008-06-04History of Political Prisoner’s Detention
Merab Ratishvili was arrested based on the phone call; though nobody knows who made the phone call
Although, the government claims there are no political prisoners in Georgia, others take exception. The Ombudsman and attorneys representing Merab Ratishvili claim the complete opposite. Why do they think that political scientist and former president of Georgian National Golf Association were imprisoned on political grounds? What have been the associated e motivations and who benefits? Details in the case material don’t hold up to closer scrutiny.
2008-06-04Prisoners Were Beaten at Gori Police Station
2008-06-04Murder in Gori: Many Unanswered Questions
On April 15 2008, the Love Day, a murder happened in the family of Zurab Iasamnidze in Dusheti Street in Gori. Vepkhia Muradashvili, a resident of the village of Akhaldaba, was murdered. Shida Kartli Regional Police Department investigated the accident – and according to the bill of indictment, Zurab Iasmnidze is charged for the premeditated murder of Vepkhia Muradashvili.
2008-06-03Faked Legal Findings in Shida Kartli Prosecutor’s Office
Suratia Gigauri, a resident of Shartava Street # 48 in Gori, demands that high-ranking officials of the Gori Prosecutor’s Office be punished. She claims they changed and falsified the conclusions over the death of her husband. We estimated from our findings that investigator Merebashvili and the prosecutor Muradashvili collaborated in the case.
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