2012-09-07NDI’s Question about Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Call Is Inaccurate
There are no significant changes in the results of the polls carried out by American National Democratic Institute – NDI. The priorities are also the same. Only increased mistrust to the CEC is the news. There was another interesting data – although we speak much about gender equality, the poll results show that population will not support female candidates. 37% of interviewed people states the country is democratic but it still needs improvement.
2012-09-07Socially Vulnerable Citizens Request Accommodations and Stable Electricity Supply
Socially vulnerable family, living in Tbilisi in the Chitaia str. #33 in the Italian yard applied to Human rights Centre for help after they could not get support from corresponding governmental institutions. The unprotected families blame the government in negligence and request improving their living conditions.
2012-09-07Continuation of Secret Meeting -Sons of Georgian Dream’s Coordinators Recruited
Members of the coalition Georgian Dream state that sons of their coordinators were recruited to military service. Representatives of the Coalition’s local office provided Human Rights Centre with the list of some people who were recruited only because they supported the opposition parties.
2012-09-06Property Owner To Defend His Rights at Strasbourg Court
Government of Georgia speaks more about attraction of investments, freedom and promotion of business than it really happens in the country. A lot of facts of illegal deprivation, seizure, assignment and misappropriation of properties are known. Humanrights.ge will present a new case of property rights’ violation in this letter.
2012-09-05People Dressed in National Movement’s T-shirts Repair Outdoor Illumination in Telavi
Employees of Ltd Gareganateba [outdoor illumination] work dressed in the National Movement’s t-shirts in Telavi. The Ltd is financed with 100 000 lari from the local budget. As Irine Urushadze-the lawyer of Transparency International - Georgia told ICK it is abuse the administrative resources and bribery of voters.
2012-09-05Government Recalled 6-year-old “Crime” Just Before Elections
On September 1, law enforcement officers released member of the Georgian Dream’s Kutaisi organization Gela Goshadze several hours after detention under bail of 3 000 lari. He was accused of abuse of power.
2012-09-05Unequal Conditions for Political Parties – Office of an Opposition Political Party is Associated with Problems
Rustavi resident can sing for the National Movement – “As soon as I open my eyes, you are sitting on my eye-lashes” (popular Georgian song). The thing is that ruling party opened 10 new offices in Rustavi before elections. Their HQs with the slogan, flags and election number 5 of the political party are functioning in almost every district of the city.
2012-09-05Judge from Rustavi Missed One Red Five
On August 9, Human Rights Center discovered one small poster with the National Movement’s election number 5 and large poster of the same political party in the working room of the head of Military Office at the Rustavi self-government body. The large poster is photo of the President and elderly people; at the bottom of it there is a slogan together with Number 5: “Georgia without Poverty.”
2012-09-04Bargaining with dead people in Pankisi Ravine
On September 3, at 5 am 22 year old Aslan Margoshvili and 26 year old Bahaudin Aldamovi (Mothers last name Kavtarashvili) were buried on Duisi cemetery. The police officers and relatives of deceased delivered corpses through the bypass, because Journalists were waiting in the entrance road of Pankisi ravine.
2012-09-03Human Rights Center will publish interim report on the monitoring of pre-election period
Human Rights Center will publish interim report on the monitoring of pre-election period of the upcoming Parliamentary Elections of 2012. On September 4, at 14:00 pm Human Rights Center will give press-conference on the issue in its office.
2012-09-03Why Residents of Lapankuri doubt about Official Version of Operation
Residents of Lapankuri village have questions regarding official version of hostage rescue operation in Lopota ravine about which they have not received any response yet. They also find it difficult to think about logical connection between what they have seen and official version of operation.
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