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Constitutional-Legal Analisis of Institute of Georgian Citizenship
Recently, importance of more or less relevant constitutional-legal definition of the notion of “citizen” and “citizenship” in general has become a very urgent topic due to recent political events in Georgia. Although most evaluations are oriented on political essence of citizenships of concrete people and various experts pay less attention to more thorough analyze of the institute.

Overview of Amendments Adopted in the Human Rights Sphere in 2011
During the year of 2011 Georgian Parliament adopted approximately 400 legislative amendments. Following laws have been adopted: Law on Assemblies and Manifestations, Code of Imprisonment, Law on Personal Data, Law on Operative-Investigative Activity and etc.

NGOs Are Requesting the President to Veto the Law on Political Unions of Citizens
NGOs are calling the amendments to Organic Law on Political Unions of Citizens unconstitutional and address the President of Georgia to veto two draft laws.

Parliament Passed the Law on the Protection of the Personal Data
On December 28, the Parliament of Georgia passed the draft-law on the protection of personal data on its special session with the third hearing and 88 MPs voted for it.

GYLA Issues Broad Report on May 26th Events
Analysis of Human Rights Violations during and Related to the Dispersal of the May 26 Assembly – the report of Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA) was presented in the hotel Holiday Inn several days ago by GYLA.

Sorry, You Might Be … Liquidated!
Parliament passed with its second reading on December 27 amendments to the law on political parties, envisaging new regulations for party funding. On the same day, the Parliament passed with its first and second hearings amendment to the criminal code tightening measures against and punishment for cases involving political bribery.

Public Defender Requests Changed Expertise Regulations
Public Defender recommended the Prime-Minister of Georgia to review the present regulations regarding forensic medical expertise. The Ombudsman requests introduction of amendments to the government’s resolution in order to ensure the principle of proportionality between private and public interests.

New Details of Enveri Case
The hearing of appeal complaint of defendants in the case of famous special operation Enveri will supposedly start from the middle of December.

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Who will more effectively investigate the high-profile cases?
Chief Prosecutor’s office Temporary investigation commission of the Parliament Independent investigation body Commission for the identification of the miscarriages of justice I do not know


Fragile Peace in Balkans
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, I
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi
Seal without Carve and Voter with Two Names in Guria


What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?
“Miscarriages of justice“– we use this term to characterize the problems existing in the system of Georgian judiciary during ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s governance. 
Triggers of Prisoners’ Mass Protests
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