2010-08-31Expropriation for expropriation – the state illegally deprives and destroys the property of its citizens.
78 year old Luba Korubkina spends nights at the ruins of her house. On August 9th, in Adlia, after her house was destroyed, she still doesn’t leave the territory and invites the head of Adjara government. Family lawyer, Irakli Shavadze states that Batumi City Hall misuses its authority. “No factual or legal basis exists for granting the right of expropriation to the City Hall,” – states lawyer and requests the punishment of guilty officials.
2010-08-30Director of Tsinandali wine factory arrested for conflict with the official of Constitutional Security Department
The legal officers arrested the director of Tsinandali wine factory Sandro Megutnishvili. The Office of Prosecutor is accusing him of group act of hooliganism on a preliminary agreement and damaging the property of Constitutional Security Department official. According to the witnesses of incident, law-enforcement officials requested grapes from the wine factory that was refused by Sandro Megutnishvili, after which he was arrested.
2010-08-23Public defender reveals the systematic problems existing in the court practice
According to statement made by the public defender of Georgia, Giorgi Tugushi, after studying the resolution of Tbilisi City Court that fined Irakli Kakabadze, Aleko Chigvinadze and Shota Digmelashvili detained on August 15th, many problems are revealed that are taking systematic nature in nowadays court practice.
2010-08-19The decision of Tbilisi City Court concerning the case of Irakli Kakabadze was appealed to the Appellate Court
2010-08-16“O Captain! My Captain!” – Poets Detained while Reciting Poems
On August 14th, the publicist Irakli Kakabadze, and the poets Shota Gagarini and Aleksi Chigvinadze, held a protest rally on George Bush St. The public learned about the rally through the social network “facebook.’’ According to the organizers, they were going to protest against the title of the George Bush Street and ask to name it after an American poet, Walt Whitman. The art protest rally “Down with Bush! Long live Whitman!” – ended with the arrest of the poets.
2010-08-13The constitutional project – a step backwards
The strong prime-minister, strong government and maximally diminished parliament – this is the formulation of the constitutional project which was adopted in an expedited way on July 19th. This is the opinion of the opposition and non-governmental sector, including the representatives of the organizations, members of the above mentioned commission. Despite their opinions and recommendations, the project has already been adopted and the parliament is already working on it.
2010-08-12Rocket-Powered Devices in Abkhazia – the Peak of Kremlin’s Impudence
Russia deployed C-300 anti-air defense systems in the territory of Abkhazia, reports news agency Itar-Tass. According to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, Alexander Zelin, the anti-air defense army units were deployed in so-called South Ossetia. The US State Department representative stated that he already knew about the C-300 system deployment in Russia two years ago.
2010-08-11Millions of dollars thrown into the water
27 million dollars are spent on the 24 hour constant water supply of Poti. President Saakashvili congratulated the whole country with “constant water” in the live broadcasting of several television channels and symbolically turned on a tap in one of the houses in Poti. As it was found out later, the water was streaming down from the reservoir located at the roof of the house. The Poti population is most deceived; after two years from this remarkable day the water is supplied only for a couple of hours, every second day and by the way, for the most expensive price compared to all other regions of Georgia.
2010-08-11In Batumi, in the territory of so called Adlia, the house of Ninidze family is being destroyed
2010-08-10The Police Is Sucking Blood of the Local Government
During the first six months of 2010, 89879 lari and 35 tetri was spent from the Ozurgeti Municipality budget for the police financing. Basically, this money was used for communal fees, mono cards and petrol. 372 cleaning papers were bought for 13000 lari, 676 toilet papers – for 2500 lari and 80 perfumes – for 1200 lari,” – states an expert.
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