2011-04-28Enukidze and Girgvliani VS Georgia
As regards the part of the investigation carried out by the Ministry of the Interior
2011-04-28Georgian Government Calm about Verdict of the European Court on Girgvliani’s Case
On April 26, several Georgian news agencies simultaneously reported the verdict delivered by the European Court of Human Rights on Sandro Girgvliani’s high-profile case. The European Court concluded that the government of Georgia has breached the European Convention and it is a serious response to the government’s most sensitive case.
2011-04-28GYLA About the April 26, 2011 Comment of the Ministry of Justice
The Georgian Young Lawyers Association responds to the statement of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia about the verdict of the European Court on the case – Enukidze and Girgvliani VS Georgia. The GYLA thinks the state institutions of Georgia shall adequately evaluate and consider the verdict.
2011-04-27Drivers Supporting Public Assembly Are Fined
2011-04-20“I Am Innocent and Expected Fair Verdict from the Judge,” Giorgi Demetradze Told Kviris Palitra
Football-player Giorgi Demetradze was found guilty in the adherence of criminals and was sent to prison for 6 years. Davit Gagnidze were tried together with him. Demetradze claims that he is innocent.
2011-04-19Murder Because of Violence
“My father-in-law and I were drinking wine after what we had quarrel. I led him into another room, where I hit him; he fell on the bed and fainted. Then I hit axe in his head,” it is confession of 27-year-old Zviad Sibashvili which was screened by the MIA. The suspect faces imprisonment for 17 years.
2011-04-18The Constitutional Court of Georgia Found Several Norms in the Law on Manifestations Non-Constitutional
The Constitutional Court of Georgia found several norms in the Law of Georgia on Assemblage and Manifestations non-constitutional. As a result, those norms were abolished which prohibited assembly and manifestations within 20 meters radius of several institutions and administrative buildings, among them court building entrances.
2011-04-14Falsified Witnesses – Documentary about Political Prisoner
On April 13 the Human Rights Center screened a new documentary “Falsified Witnesses “in the Cinema House. The film is about the imprisonment of a former high-ranking officer of the Border Police of Georgia Mamuka Shengelia.
2011-04-11Neighbours Allege Police Officers Planted Narcotics on the Victim
They gagged his hands and legs, bounded his mouth, beat, and tore off his ear. When K.M did not obey their demands, they asked – Shall we remove our masks? That meant they would kill him.
2011-04-08MIA Keeps Names of Two More Detainees for Terrorist Act in Secret
Netgazeti was informed that law enforcement officers in Kutaisi detained five instead reported three suspects for the terrorist acts. However, the MIA spread information only about three detainees. The family members of one of the detainees did not know of their relative for a long time.
2011-04-07Sighnaghi – Town of Seized Properties
Tourist Company Ltd “NGC Tour” purchased the unused administrative building of the Culture and Rest Park in Sighnaghi in 2005. According to the purchase contract, the tourist company took responsibility to open its branch in Sighnaghi for the restoration of the Park and for the development of tourism.
2011-04-05Manana Manjgaladze: “President of Georgia can pardon Israeli businessmen if they apply to him with this request”
2011-04-05Protest Rally in front of Supreme Court Disbanded, Activists Arrested
The protest rally “I am a prisoner!” held on April 4th in front of the Supreme Court ended with the incident. The law-enforcement officials detained the members of Resistance Movement and the Civil Movement of IDPs.
2011-04-04Levan Aleksidze: “Georgian Side Lost Trial at the UN International Court for Incorrectly Filed Appeal”
On April 1, Hague International Court refused to start essential hearing of Georgia’s suit VS Russia. The Court clarified its decision and stated that it is beyond their competence to discuss Georgia’s suit against Russia.
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