2010-01-19“Newsweek” Confirms that Gigi Ugulava Really Spoke about Possible Denial of Georgia to Join NATO
2010-01-18High Hopes Come Crashing Down
2010-01-18Round Table to Defend Georgian Human Rights Defenders
On January 15 “South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders”, coalition of non-governmental organizations “Civil Manifest” and “Georgian Young Lawyers Association” organized a round table in the hotel “Ambassador”.
2010-01-18During August War Advisors to Bush Thought of Involvement in the War
“Several high-ranking representatives of President Bush’s administration discussed possibility to involve war in August of 2008,” wrote Ronald Asmus (http://www.gmfus.org/publications/author.cfm?id=11) in his new book “A Little War that Shook the World” (http://www.amazon.com/Little-War-that-Shook-World/dp/0230617735).
2010-01-15NGOs in Georgia strongly condemn the smear campaign against human rights defenders in the country
Non-governmental organizations in Georgia are deeply concerned by a smear campaign against human rights defenders and NGOs which surfaced in Georgia in December 2009. We are particularly concerned by the fact that those media and political figures used sensitive topics such as the Russia-Georgia war, ethno-territorial conflicts, minorities etc., to manipulate the public and mislead them in respect of human rights defenders and their work.
2010-01-14Outlaws Tortured the Village Governor
2010-01-14Agricultural Market in Ozurgeti Will Be Replaced by A Square with Fountain
Local authority started to throw gravel on the territory of agricultural market in Ozurgeti at 5:00 am on January 8. It was time when market was empty and local officials were free to do their job. When traders arrived at the market in the morning, they found the area full of gravel.
2010-01-13President’s Confession Speeded Up Education Reforms
After the monologue of the president, the time of great reforms came in the education system. This reform has been implemented in the education field twice; though it is not enough.
2010-01-11Only Three Leaders of Opposition Parties Met John McCain
On January 11, US Senator John McCain met leaders of opposition parties during his visit in Georgia. The meeting was held in the hotel “Intourist” in Batumi; leader of the parliamentary minority Giorgi Targamadze, a leader of the Alliance for Georgia Davit Usupashvili and leader of the “Save Georgia” Levan Gachechiladze attended it.
Kutaisi Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association branch has new chairman Eight Inmates on Huger-Strike in Prison # 2 Life-sentenced prisoner applied to Human Rights Center The Parliament of Georgia did not vote for the formation of the investigation commission into Sakdrisi Mine Case Parliament intends to form commission to study the case of Sakhdrisi gold mine Archive
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, IArchive
“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.Archive