2010-04-16Court Did not Satisfy Suit of the Retired People from “Fero”
Former workers of the JSC “Fero-Alloy Factory” will remain without allowance. Zestaponi district court passed verdict on March 10, 2010 and did not satisfy the suit. The suitors requested to introduce amendments to the purchase agreement signed on December 13, 2006, to compensate the damage and to cover arears of their monthly allowances.
2010-04-14Court Discusses Case of Journalist Zviad Khujadze
The case on journalist Zviad Khujadze was sent to the court from the prosecutor’s office. The head of the news room of the radio “Old City” appealed to the Tskaltubo district court after the prosecutor released resolution. The journalists clarified that the resolution is groundless and the case shall be investigated by the Kutaisi district prosecutor’s office again.
2010-04-13Citizen of Georgia Arrested in Ukraine Might Die
Tamaz Kardava has been imprisoned since August of 2008 in Kiev. He was charged for robbery. Kardava has C-hepatitis and cirrhosis. He has been refused to take urgently necessary medical assistance for the last two months. His health conditions are very grave at the moment.
2010-04-08Tsotne Gamsakhurdia Insulted Prosecutor
2010-04-06A Black Hole in the Rule of Law – Georgia Received Three Inmates of Guantanamo Prison
Public interest in the inmates of Guantanamo prison is still huge. People wonder whether their stay in Georgia is dangerous for the country.
2010-03-29Inmates Are Tortured in Geguti Prison
2010-03-24Three Guantanamo Detainees Sent to Georgia
Three detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba were transfered "to custody and control" of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
2010-03-24ICC Prosecutor, Georgian Justice Minister Meet over August War
International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo met last week with Georgian Justice Minister, Zurab Adeishvili, in The Hague as part of regular consultations launched since the events of the August war has been the subject of preliminary examination by ICC Prosecutor's Office.
2010-03-19“Why Does One Prisoner Die in Jail Hospital Per Day?!” – Strange Reality of the Closed System
There are three detention settings in Kvemo Kartli region – prisons # 1, # 2 and # 6. The latter is not among recently reconstructed detention settings. The government built it. Representatives of the non-governmental organizations, public defender’s office and international organizations attended the opening ceremony of the prison # 6. Everybody assessed the prison positively. They said the building complied with European standards.
2010-03-19“What have they done to make my lower limbs paralyzed?” Nadim Tsetskhladze died in Gldani prison.
After the war in August of 2008 finished he decided to visit his pregnant wife at home; however, the commander did not allow him to go. Nadim Tsetskhladze did not pay attention to his order, took off his uniform and went to the village to see his new-born child. Criminal case was launched against him for leaving the military unit in Batumi. 30-year-old Nadim Tsetskhladze surrendered to the law enforcement officers on September 6, 2009. He was born in the village of Mejvriskhevi in Gori district in 1979. Nadim Tsetskhladze served in Batumi military battalion for one year. During the August war he was fighting at the entrance to Tskhinvali.
2010-03-15Prisoners Are Still Tortured
2010-03-15Discussion Cases on Property Rights in Strasburg Will Damage Reputation of Georgia Abroad
On March 11, the meeting organized by the political union “Georgian Group” in Sheraton Metekhi Palace” was devoted to human rights. The representatives of Georgian human rights defenders, EU and Public Defender’s Office attended the meeting.
2010-03-15Feudal in Cassock
According to annual reports of the Public Defender of Georgia, despite the guarantees in the current legislation, the number of violation of property rights is increasing in Georgia. Recently, Orthodox Church of Georgia has been involved in this process very actively. As a result of the oppression of law enforcement officers, citizens have to assign properties to eparchies for free.
2010-03-11Court Passed Verdict in Favor of Citizen but It Is Not Executed
Successor Company of “DzevrulHES” does not execute the court decision and refuses to compensate damages to former employee. Unpaid debts amounted to 12 000 GEL.
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