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2010-10-07
Court Completely Satisfied Request of the Investigation When Imposing Preventive Measures over Individual Entrepreneurs from the Shopping Centers
 The request of the investigative department within the Georgian ministry of finances was almost completely satisfied in regard with the detained individual entrepreneurs from the shopping centers “Kidobani” and “Pasaji”. Judge Vazha Pukhashvili at the Tbilisi City Court sentenced 10 accused to pretrial detention as it was requested by the investigation.
 
2010-10-06
Memory Toast to Georgian and Abkhaz Soldiers
Much was said on the 17th anniversary after the defeat of Sokhumi but the words of the General Giorgi Karkarashvili made impression on me. “Today, our gathering looks like a toast. I want to remember the soldiers who died on our side and make a memory toast to those who were killed by us.”
2010-10-06
The Dining & Boiler Rooms Sold Out along with the IDPs
  In the building of former boarding school in Senaki, as a result of the state strategy, the residence homes of IDPs in the compact centers are started to be rehabilitated and given to their ownership. But, as it has turned out, the residence homes of IDPs in the former dining & boiler rooms situated thereby won’t be renovated as it’s under the private ownership.
 
2010-10-05
Inadequate Priorities of Rustavi Local Government
62-year-old Tengiz Sanikidze asks Rustavi City Hall twenty GEL voucher for the medications: “We were told right before election that City Hall was going to give twenty GEL vouchers for the medications. I live in number 26th at the Friendship St. Every pensioner from our apartment building has been in the polyclinic. We were registered. We had to sit in a line for an hour. Then we went back to City Hall and brought the receipt from the polyclinic. We were told that we would receive vouchers, but have not received anything yet,” – states Sanikidze.
 
2010-10-05
“Secret” City Friends of Municipalities
Municipalities are “making more friends” with different cities. For example, the head of Gori municipality city council Zviad Khmaladze often goes to the city of Lutsk owing to “friendship.” During his last visit, he was accompanied by Shida Kartli governor Zurab Arsoshvili. Nobody knows the real reason of friendship between these cities, especially on the background of Shida Kartli government’s mystified visit to Ukraine in the month of August.
 
2010-10-05
Where Should We Live? – Dilemma For Akhalgori District Residents
 About 7 700 people lived in Akhalgori district before the armed conflict in August of 2008. As a result of the military operations, Russian armies deployed in the district; however, unlike other districts of the former autonomous republic of South Ossetia, mass ethnic cleansing did not take place in Akhalgori district. Currently, the Law of Georgia on Occupied Territories work for the district and according to it, there is emergency situation in Akhalgori district.
 
2010-10-05
Turned Off Electricity and Threats of Eviction against IDPs
 By the government’s strategy, the IDPs are going to be placed in new residence homes. With this intention, special high storied apartment buildings are being built in Poti. Before the exploitation of the new homes, the city government provided residence places for several families. It is one of the high storied apartment buildings at Gorgasali St. #5/38, the building of which started during the communist period when it was called a cooperative apartment. This house has been in the form of carcase without an owner for years now. The communist era finished without the completion of the house.

 
2010-10-04
Creeping Occupation, False Alarm or Modeled Provocation?!
On the night of September 29th, the population of villages (Zemo and Kvemo Niqozi (Upper and Lower Niqozi), Zemo and Kvemo Khviti (Upper and Lower Khviti) belonging to the community of the village Niqozi, Gori Region, started panicking. According to the information spread by the national televisions, Russian armed forced transferred in Zemo and Kvemo Niqozi and occupied 25 hectare territory. This information is confirmed only by one lady in the whole community who names the policemen as the source of the information.
2010-10-04
“Nobody Is Interested in the Facts of Fabrication”
In a few days, the minister of internal affairs of Georgia and chief prosecutor will receive a letter from the Kutaisi office of the Republic Party. The letter is about the violations observed in Kutaisi during the local municipal elections in 2010; the violations resulted into total falsification of the election results in Kutaisi. Nato Katamadze, the head of the Kutaisi office of the Republic Party, requests liability of those people who participated in the fabrication process.
2010-10-04
Nothing Personal – Draft Law Which Protects and Makes It Public
Will the personal lives of people protected in Georgia and what are the guarantees that their personal information will not become the reason for their personal discrimination - these are questions asked by one part of lawyers regarding the draft-law on the “Protection of Personnel Data”.
 
2010-10-04
“Accused Victims” Victims of “Zero Tolerance” and “Selective Justice”
The press-conference in the office of the Human Rights Center on October 4 was dedicated to the inadequately strict verdicts passed by the common courts of Georgia. At the press-conference the human rights defenders discussed the concrete verdict passed by the judge of the Tbilisi City Court Badri Kochlamazashvili on September 28. Kochlamazashvili sent the young people wounded in front of the Technical University a year ago to prison for 3,5 years and imposed fine of 3 000 GEL on each of them.
2010-10-01
Prisoner Died Because of Incorrect Medical Treatment
Irakli, Giorgi and Nika look at the photo of their father to remember his face; the father Kakhaber Bezhanidze died in prison on September 26, 2009. According to the diagnosis, he died of ulcer on stomach and duodenum and of acute sepsis. The council of the professional development within the State Regulation Agency of the Medical Activities sanctified the doctors who treated Bezhanidze. However, the sanction is only a suspension of the doctor’s license for 4 months. The widow of the dead prisoner Marina Turmanidze states her husband died of the incorrect treatment and is about to request a compensation from the state.
2010-10-01
“Any crimes against missing persons must be thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators should be identified and prosecuted”
Georgian MIA and Tskhinvali De-Facto Authority Discontent About Hammarberg’s Strict Report

On September 29, the results of the monitoring of the investigations concerning the treatment and fate of certain missing persons during and after the armed conflict in August of 2008 were published. The document constitutes the introduction statement of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg and statements of the experts of the CoE.
 
 
2010-10-01
Endless Waiting of the Families of Lost
What is it like when someone is missing? For the family of a missing person, it means life out of order, misunderstandings everywhere, endless checking of corpses, going to different state organs, acquaintances, NGOs, even the fortune-tellers... You too feel lost… Everyone with a missing family member says that this is a lot worse than a death notice.
2010-09-30
Impoverished People Left Without Social Accommodation Complain about Partiality
Gulnaz Mamuladze is one of those people who participated in the project “Social Accommodation in Nice Environment”. However, she remained disappointed. She thinks the accommodations were assigned to the families ilelgally and she remained without the accommodation.
2010-09-30
Telavi Cable TV Stopped Broadcasting Programs of “Maestro” and “Kavkasia”
Telavi Cable TV stopped broadcasting programs of the independent TV-Companies “Maestro” and “Kavkasia. As the administration of the cable TV-Company explained, the signal received from the abovementioned TV companies was faulty and by stopping the broadcasting they protected the people from low quality production.
2010-09-30
Story about “Prostitution Hearth”
Investigator of the Gori district department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Badri Nazarashvili and prosecutor of the Gori district prosecutor’s office Irakli Shanidze discovered a “prostitutions hearth” in Gori. The “hearth” was found in the building of the hotel “Intuurist” in Stalin Avenue in Gori center. The sign-board on the entrance of the hotel still proudly indicates to the “Night Entertainment Club”. It is interesting, why the club, which was established two years ago, became a problem only now.
2010-09-30
“What Shall I Do? Maybe He Is Still Alive?”
People Easily Disappear in Gali District

According to the current statistics there are 907 missing people in Georgia. Particularly difficult situation is in the conflict zones where the human rights are not protected at all. The number of missing people in Gali district is 54; most of them disappeared soon after the war.
 
2010-09-29
Accused Rector Appointed a New Rector
 The first rector of the unified Tskhinvali and Gori Universities Zaza Tsotniashvili, whose slogan was – “Education for Life” –, is accused now. After Dimitry Shashkin occupied the position of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, the rectors of the Gori, Tbilisi, Telavi and Kutaisi state universities were dismissed. More precisely, on August 6, 2010 the rector of the Gori University resigned; on August 13, 2010 the rector of the Tbilisi State University Giorgi Khubua resigned, on September 8, 2010 the rector of the Telavi University Giorgi Gotsiridze resigned and on September 12 the rector of the Kutaisi University Giorgi Oniani resigned.
 
2010-09-29
Professional Unions Fighting for Miners’ Rigths
Some officials of LLC “Saknakhshiri” in Tyibuli decided to join the “Professional Union of Workmen of Metallurgical, Mountainous and Chemical industry.” Negotiations between the employed and the professional union have been going for more than two months now.
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