2013-03-25Article of www.humanrights.ge Awarded With First Prize
On March 24, Georgian Mental Health Coalition (GMHC) awarded journalists winning the competition “How to improve service of mental health – development of psychosocial rehabilitation and mobile service.”
2013-03-20MDF Expresses Concern with the Circulation of Information Related to Personal Secret of a Person
2013-03-14GPB Initiative Team Makes Appeal to Court
2013-03-13Problems resulting from video-recording and live broadcasting of Court trials
Netgazeti published Venice Commission Recommendations in relation to covering of Court trials. The article says that as recommended by Venice Commission the article in the Criminal Code concerning video and audio recording during and live broadcasting from during Court trials is obscure and needs to be perfected. Parliament of Georgia approved the coinciding changes to the Law on General Courts 6 March. Recommendations from Venice Commission were publicized 11 March.
2013-03-07Parliament to Discuss Draft Amendments to Georgian Law on Broadcasting
Ani Mirotadze of the parliamentary majority believes that the Parliament, at its earliest, should adopt the law on public broadcaster: “The majority is working on the draft bill and it’s essential to adopt the law ASAP to prevent the channel from similar situations, political interference, financial machinations and ultimately we’ll get the broadcaster as it is supposed to be,” said Ani Mirotadze, former journalist.
2013-03-07Bill, Lifting Courtroom Media Restrictions, Approved
Media restrictions in courtrooms, imposed more than five years ago, will be lifted after the legislative amendments, approved by the Parliament on March 6 with its third and final hearing with 101 votes, will go into force.
2013-03-05Parliament to Ratify Amendment on Covering Court Hearings on March 6
The legislative amendment on covering court hearings that was due to enter force on March 1st was postponed due to the Parliament’s failure to bring the Law on Common Courts in compliance with the Criminal Procedure Code.
2013-03-04Informational Meeting with Media
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