2009-04-28A Case That Might Cause Scandal Between the Ukraine and Georgia
A yellow balloon, a polyethylene bag and 93.299 gram of white powder in it is the fatal substance that is kept as evidence against Bokhonko Oresto, a citizen of the Ukraine. The conclusion of the Ministry of Interior of Georgia states that the white powder was the narcotic substance Methadone. Apparently, the law enforcers withdrew the substance from the anal canal of Bokhonko. The process of the evidence-withdrawal was not attended by a witness. Even the suspect did not witness the process because he fainted from the pain. After he recovered he was shown the bag and it was explained to him that it was taken out of his anal canal.
2009-04-28Father and Son Arrested for following the Order of the President
“Last year, I was observed drinking vodka in the office of Patarkatsishvili and the fact that I was with him was reported to Levan Varshalomidze.”
2009-04-27Widow of Dead Soldier vs Ministry of Defense
Jumber Kvariantashvili, a forty-three year old soldier, served in the Khoni military base. He died several months before the war in August war, 2008. Liana Guliashvili, his widow, stated that Kvariantashvili hurt his leg during military trainings. After the trauma he was treated at Gori hospital but his health condition did not improve and unfortunately the soldier died.
2009-04-22Rebellion in Women’s Colony Was Subdued by Force
After the rebellion in the Tbilisi Women’s Colony the female inmates were taken to Rustavi Prison # 1. Their conditions in custody are unbearable. Zaza Khatiashvili, president of the Trade Union of the Lawyers of Georgia, stated that the rights of the inmates are violated.
2009-04-16Tamaz Makashvili Co-Chairperson of Gori Office of the Alliance for Georgia Started Hunger-Strike
2009-04-14Last Night Two Activists Were Wounded
2009-04-13Human Rights Center Assesses Dispersal of Demonstration as Blatant Violation of Democratic Norms
2009-04-13High Ranking Officials of Law Enforcement Bodies Took Part in Dispersal
As was expected, the government could not control themselves for long and on the night of April 11 they dispersed the demonstrators in front of the parliament building. According to information of the Human Rights Center law officers took part in the dispersal.
2009-04-10Demonstrators Are Forbidden To Travel From Regions
Today, movement was restricted from various regions of Georgia in the direction of Tbilisi. Mini-buses could not leave Zugdidi, Gurjaani and Khashuri.
2009-04-10The Night of April 9 Was Not Calm At All
During the night of April 9 activists of the Movement “April 9” and Movement “Why” were attacked. Leaders of the movement reported to the Human Rights Center that the attack happened at 11:00 pm in Tbilisi. Iraklil Khukhuneishvili, Lasha Kopaliani and Otar Chelidze were beaten.
2009-04-10Policemen Forced People Out of Mini-Buses in Kakheti Region
On April 9 policemen forced people out of mini-buses which were driving people from Kakheti to Tbilisi. The passengers reported that the patrol police cars blocked their mini-buses on the road and forbade the drivers to continue to Tbilisi. Tthe law enforcers threatened the drivers with detention if they did not obey the law enforcers..
2009-04-10People Are Detained on Political Grounds in Gori
April 8 did not end in Gori without incidents. A representative of Irakli Alasania’s political party was arrested for insulting law enforcers and minor hooliganism in Gori yesterday. Tamaz Makashvili from the “Alliance for Georgia” was set to prison for 10 days.
2009-04-09Opposition Is Persecuted in Zugdidi
2009-04-09Kvemo Kartli Police Detained 60 Members and Activists of the “Democratic Movement for the United Georgia”
2009-04-09A Two-Day Kidnapping and Interrogation
Unidentified people kidnapped Avto Beridze, chairperson of the Batumi youth office of the political party “United Georgia”, for two days. The kidnappers tried to get some information from him but Beridze does not comment about the requested information with journalists or in private conversations.
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