Foreign Media about Georgia
Human Rights Center demands Annulment of Election Results in Polling Station N65 of Marneuli Election District N22
October 4, 2021
According to HRC, during the October 2, 2021 Local Self-Government (Municipal) Elections, the situation in several polling stations became tense and there were some incidents identified casting a shadow over the peaceful and fair environment for the polling process.
HRC Requested to annul the election results in the polling station # 48 in Marneuli Election District # 22
October 2, 2021
In the polling station # 48 in Marneuli Election District # 22 the PEC members tried to oppress the HRC observer demanding her not to make any notes or complaints about the violations.
Municipal Elections 2021 - Election violations and tendencies observed by Human Rights Center
October 2, 2021
HRC monitors the 2021 Municipal Elections through 51 qualified election observers in three regions of Georgia – Kakheti, Imereti and Kvemo Kartli.
Election violation in the precinct # 3 in Gardabani election district # 21
October 2, 2021
A woman was standing at the entrance to the yard of the polling station # 3 of the Gardabani election district # 21.
Darkness in the polling station in direct and indirect meaning
October 2, 2021
Before opening the polling station # 48 in Marneuli election district # 22, the HRC observer found that the election booths were arranged incorrectly.
The PEC Chairperson cannot establish order in the polling station
October 2, 2021
HRC observer reported that there is endless disorder in the polling station #51 in the Savaneti village, Bolnisi Municipality Election District # 23; the disorder is caused by the crowd mobilized in the precinct.
Illegal Arrests and Closed Akhalgori: Main Issues of the Ergneti Meeting
September 30, 2021
On September 27, the 102nd meeting within the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) was held in Ergneti. The parties also discussed the facts of illegal detention of Georgian citizens along with all the incidents at the dividing line during the last two months.
Endless Waiting for the Houses damaged by the War to be rebuilt
August 30, 2021
On July 30, a meeting of the Temporary Governmental Commission for Responding to the Needs of the Affected Population of the Villages adjacent to the Dividing Line was held in Gori.
Human Rights Center demanded Legal Reaction from the Ministry of Interior General Inspection on Tornike Eristavi Case
August 27, 2021
HRC provides legal assistance to Tornike Eristavi, a member of the United National Movement.
Thirteen years since the Russo-Georgian war
August 17, 2021
ნაზი ბერუაშვილი ერთ-ერთია, ვინც 2008 წლის რუსეთ-საქართველოს ომის შემდეგ დევნილად იქცა. 13 წელია, რაც კარალეთის დევნილთა ჩასახლებაში ცხოვრობს, მიუხედავად იმისა, რომ ომიდან 13 წელი გავიდა ემოციურად ომის ქრონიკები მისთვის მაინც მძიმე გასახსენებელია, მით უფრო, რომ 13 წლის წინ რუსულმა აგრესიამ მისი ათობით თანასოფლელის სიცოცხლე შეიწირა.
August 2, 2021
The Georgian-Ossetian-Abkhazian dialogue in one of the hotels of the mountainous resort of Tsaghkadzor in Armenia started with a minute of silence.
Paata Zakareishvili: It is possible that in the future we would have more 'Gakheladzes'.
July 28, 2021
Zaza Gakheladze, illegally detained Georgian citizen, was pardoned by the de facto president of occupied South Ossetia, Anatoly Bibilov, at the request of Russian Patriarch Kirill.
Houses Damaged by War in Zardiantkari are Demolishing
July 18, 2021
In village Zardiantkari, near the occupation line, houses burned and damaged by war are demolishing due to lack of attention. During recent years, Georgian Dream promised number of times the population to restore the buildings damaged by war.
Protest Camp in front of the Parliament: Indicator of a Political Crisis
April 1, 2021
Rustaveli Avenue and the area around the Parliament building are often the main epicenter of intense political or public protests. Political parties or civic groups often hold protest rallies near the Parliament premises, mainly on the side of Rustaveli Avenue.
გენდერული თანასწორობის პრობლემა საქართველოში
March 24, 2021
დღემდე, საქართველოში ადამიანის უფლებათა დაცვის კუთხით ერთ-ერთ სერიოზულ გამოწვევად რჩება გენდერული თანასწორობის მიღწევა.
Human Rights Center appeals Fines issued for not wearing Masks Outdoors
March 17, 2021
Hundreds of people have been fined with GEL 20 since November 4, 2020 for being outdoors without masks, while Article 4211 of the Code of Administrative Offenses provides for a fine only for violating the rule of wearing masks indoors.
Banks returned State Allowances to Persons affected by the Pandemic
February 21, 2021
Some commercial banks have set off GEL 200 allowances provided by the State in January 2021 against debts for individuals affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Eleven individuals applied to Human Rights Center (HRC) with such a complaint. HRC disseminated a special Appeal stating that the main purpose of the Anti-Crisis Plan i.e. to assist citizens affected by the coronavirus, had failed, and called on some of the commercial banks to return the money seized to the unemployed persons. As soon as the appeal of HRC was spread, Georgian Banking Association became involved in the case, after which the banks returned the deducted money to all eleven individuals.
სოფელ ნამოხვანში -ნამახვანის დიდი ჰესების კასკადის- წინააღმდეგ მორიგი აქცია გაიმართა
February 8, 2021
2021 წლის 7 თებერვალს წყალტუბოს მუნიციპალიტეტის სოფელ ნამოხვანში „ნამახვანის დიდი ჰესების კასკადის“ სამშენებლო სამუშაოების აღკვეთის მოთხოვნით აქცია გაიმართა. აქცია წინასწარ დაანონსდა ტელევიზიებისა და სოციალური ქსელების მეშვეობით.
Successful Cases of Human Rights Center (August - December, 2020)
January 26, 2021
Human Rights Center (HRC) is carrying out monitoring and free legal aid for the alleged facts of human rights violations after the State of Emergency declared for the prevention of the spread of the coronavirus and in the post-pandemic period under the project Free Legal Advocacy and Human Rights Monitoring supported by the Embassy of Netherlands in Georgia. The project is being implemented in Tbilisi and five regions of Georgia: Shida Kartli, Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli, Imereti and Samegrelo.
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