2010-12-10Victims of Political Repressions and Their Successors Will Have to Appeal to the Court for Financial Compensations
2010-12-06Secret Amendment about Imprisonment to the Constitution
On January 1, 2011, the amendments to the Constitution of Georgia will be put in force which will give unlimited power to the police and prosecutor’s office to detain people.
2010-12-02Youth Movement Against Court Decision
2010-11-29People Imprisoned Under Request of the Regional Governor
In the evening of November 27, the residents of the Vazisubani village in Gurjaani district held protest rally near the Telavi-Tbilisi motorway. About 100 people protested the suspension of the electricity supply to the village by the JSC “Kakheti Energy Distribution Company”. Later, several people blocked the Telavi-Tbilisi motorway.
2010-11-22Government Raided Pharmacies
2010-11-17Public Defender Requests Investigation of the Oppression Fact on Telavi TV-Company Director
2010-11-16Vakhtang Maisaia VS Rustavi 2
2010-11-16Zugdidi District Court Passed Verdict on “Svaneti Case”
Judge Davit Kekenadze at the Zugdidi district court passed verdict on the people convicted for the extortion of particularly large amount of money. Consequently, Neli Naveriani and Mzevinar Japaridze will spend 4 years in prison, Tariel, Davit and Anzor Japaridzes will spend 4 years and 6 months in prison and sought Jambul Japaridze will have to serve 6 years in prison. www.presa.ge has already published a letter about the famous detention (http://www.presa.ge/new/?m=politics&AID=618).
2010-11-15Juvenile Offender Will Have Chance to Expiate His/Her Crime
A new norm within the Georgian Criminal Procedure Code that aims to keep juvenile offenders out of jail becomes valid starting November 15, 2010.
2010-11-15Telavi TV Director Was Attacked and Wounded
Last night, the director of the TV-Company “Tanamgzavri” Enry Kobakhidze was wounded. The incident occurred in the village of Pshaveli in Telavi district where he was at his relative’s wedding. Enry Kobakhidze reported that officer of the Special Unit Gela Chvritidze attacked him. Kobakhidze connects the incident with his professional activities. Several days before, Chvritidze requested joint management of the TV-Company but Kobakhidze refused.
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