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2017-09-13
Private Demirel College Was Refused to Take Authorization
On September 15, Private Demirel College will not renew school year. The college stopped 25-years-long education activities based on the decision of the Authorization Council for General Educational Institutions. On August 29, 2017 the Council refused the Private Demirel College to get authorization. As their conclusion reads, the Council made decision considering the legal violations they discovered in the educational institution. At the same time, in accordance to the decision, all three standards necessary for the authorization (educational programs, material resource and human resource) were violated. 
 
2017-09-06
Statement on So-called Cyanide Case Verdict
The Public Defender is echoing the verdict delivered in the so-called cyanide case and considers that the guilty verdict does not serve justice.
The Public Defender confirms his respect for the court, as the main institution of judiciary. At the same time, considering his constitutional mandate, the Public Defender considers it necessary to inform the public of the main results of the continuous monitoring of the case over 7 months.
2017-09-06
Public Defender Responds to Prosecutor Jarji Tsiklauri's Accusations
The Public Defender of Georgia is responding to the public statement of Jarji Tsiklauri, the prosecutor in the so-called cyanide case, and calls on him to refrain from intentionally making incorrect statements, to respect the constitutional mandate of the Public Defender and to show professional respect for the employees of the Public Defender's Office.

2017-09-05
Human Rights Center Evaluates the Verdict into the so-called Cyanide Case
Human Rights Center does not agree with the verdict issued by the Tbilisi City Court on the so-called cyanide case, based on which Deacon Giorgi Mamaladze was sentenced to 9-year-imprisonment.  
2017-09-05
The Fire in the Occupied Territory Was Localized
The fire in the occupied territory broke out during night hours on September 3. The bushes and forest nearby the Gori municipality villages of Zemo Artsevi and the occupied village Otevi were on fire. The fire in the occupied territory got so strong that it was visible from the villages in the Georgia controlled territory. Fire-brigades and rescue teams were working alongside the occupation line to combat the spread of the fire. 
2017-08-31
Care Taker of the Street Dogs in Signagi Was Beaten
42-years-old Matilda Mirzoeva was beaten in front of the municipal administration building in Signagi. She has multiple injuries on the body. As Mirzoeva told Reginfo, at about 8 pm on August 28, she was trying to take street dog from the town center to the dog shelter, when 22-years-old man attacked her and physically assaulted. 
2017-08-15
Life is the most precious thing – a cancer patient about her experience
According to the WHO estimates, nowadays there are 10,000,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed every year throughout the world and about 6,000,000 people die from the disease. Currently there are 46,000 people diagnosed with cancer in Georgia. 
2017-08-12
Family of Jaba Bojgua Requests Restoration of Social Allowance
Mother of Jaba Bojgua, Manana Gvalia said her family has lost social allowance several months ago. She used to get the social allowance of 156 GEL per month during four years. In the end of January, 2017, the state cancelled the social allowance for the family because of the used electricity. According to the Social Agency, nowadays, the family has different rating points – 69 340. 

2017-08-08
Rally to Request Irrigation Water
On August 4, the residents of Kheltubani village in Gori municipality blocked the Gori-Mejvriskhevi motorway with the request to supply village with the irrigation water. The participants of the rally requested meeting with the local authority and solution of the problem. 


2017-08-03
Disabled Convicted Blames Influential Prisoners and Prison Administration Members in His Attempted Murder
“On July 24, 2017 I was sent from prison # 18 to prison # 17 by force. On July 26, inmates of the prison # 17 tried to kill me. They planned to kill me ruthlessly. From about 5-6 pm to 11-12 pm I was under psychological oppression,” prisoner Solomon Sekhniashvili wrote in his letter, which his lawyer Eka Kobesashvili from Human Rights Center presented to journalists. 
2017-07-29
Statistics of Kidnapping of Georgian Citizens across the Occupation Line
From January 1 to June 27, 2017 78 citizens of Georgia have been abducted alongside the occupation line for the alleged charge of illegal crossing of the so-called border with the de-facto South Ossetia. Press-center of the State Security Service provided humanrights.ge with the statistics. The statistics for each month is the following: 7 citizens were abducted in January, 2017; 7 citizens in February; 8 – in March, 8 in April, 8 in May, 27 in June and 12 in July. In 2016, 134 citizens of Georgia were arrested for the crossing of the so-called border.
2017-07-29
Successful Litigation Cases of Human Rights Center (March, April, May, June, 2017)
Dashgin and Orkhan Agalarls Will not Be Expelled from Georgia 
 
Human Rights Center defends interests of Dashgin Agalarl, who is a member of the opposition political party Musavat in Azerbaijan. He was persecuted by the Azerbaijani authority for years because of his political views and criticism of the government’s policy. Dashgin Agalarl and his son, Orkhan Agalarl have been living in Georgia since 2014 and seek refugee status here.
2017-07-29
“Rise” of the Former Regional Governor’s Family – 300 hectares of land under ownership
Marine Gviniashvili, after her son Irakli Shiolashvili was appointed to the position of the Kakheti regional governor, purchased 83 hectares of land in Dedoplistskaro municipality for 18 000 USD and 65 000 GEL. Genadi Shiolashvili, the father of the governor, owns 215 hectares of agricultural land. The former regional governor did not mention the parents in his financial declarations even though they lived together. 
2017-07-22
Presidents at the Occupation Line
On July 19, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, during his official visit in Georgia, arrived in the villages on the occupation line together with the President of Georgia. The Presidents started the visit from the village Odzisi, adjacent to the occupation line in Akhalgori municipality, from where they could see the Russian military base constructed after the 2008 August war.
2017-07-20
Chabuk Was Refused to Get Refugee Status in Georgia and Threats to His Family

Unidentified people threat the family members of Mustafa Emre Chabuk, Demireli School Manager, with liquidation – his wife Tuba Chabuk made statement about it. The family requests state defense from the Government of Georgia. Several days before this fact, the Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation of Georgia refused Chabuk to grant the refugee status.
2017-07-18
Has Gori District Election Commission Violated the Law?!
Chairman of the nongovernmental organization Gori Information Center Mikheil Chitadze continues fight against the unification of the local self-governments and together with the Gori City Council member Tamar Tedliashvili applied to the Gori DEC # 32 to get registered as a candidates for Gori City Mayor and municipal governor on behalf of the initiative group. The initiative group wished to register Chitadze as a candidate for the position of the Gori City Mayor and Tedliashvili for the position of the municipality governor.. 
2017-07-14
Barbed wires, fences, banners and tillages – occupation dynamics
“It started with barbed wires, continued with fences, then it changed into illegal installation of banners and final phase of the so-called “borderization process” is digging so-called “anti-fire line” tillage alongside the occupation line,” head of the Analytic Service at the State Security Service Kakhaber Kemoklidze described the dynamics of the moving occupation. 
2017-06-27
Life with the Fear of Being Expelled from Georgia and Being Tortured
Azerbaijani politician Dashgin Agararli has been sheltering Georgia for the third year already. With the legal assistance of Human Rights Center, he was freed from Georgian prison, but since then he has been living under permanent fear of being extradited to Baku. As he said, this fear particularly reinforced after his friend journalist Afgan Mukhtarli was abducted from Tbilisi.

2017-06-27
Road was blocked in Khidistavi with the request of gasification of the village
On June 26, population of the Khidistavi village in Gori municipality held protest demonstration because of installment of the natural gas pipes in the village. The locals were told the tubes were installed for the gasification of Ateni village and not for Khidistavi village, where those tubes are actually installed. 
2017-06-23
Teachers at Nikozi Village Public School Request Dismissal of the Director
“Enough with the director’s dictatorship”- the teachers of the Nikozi village public school met the director, when he arrived at school on June 22 and did not allow him to enter the building.

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