Foreign Media about Georgia
Tradition of torture
October 17, 2017
Information about the alleged torture and inhuman treatment of Sergo Mamasakhlisi was disseminated on September 27, after the Human Rights Center held press-conference and informed journalists about it. At the same day, Public Defender of Georgia made a statement and called on the Chief Prosecutor to open investigation into alleged inhuman treatment of the accused person.
Female Prisoner on Hunger Strike in Prison # 5
July 29, 2017
Reintegration, ill-treatment, healthcare - what are other challenges of the penitentiary system?
June 2, 2017
This article is available only in Georgian.
High Number Prisoners Is Still a Problem in Georgia
March 21, 2017
On March 15, the Council of Europe published its Annual Penal Statistics about convicts/persons serving non-custodial sanctions. 47 out of 52 member states participated in the survey of the Council of Europe.
ANNUAL REPORT - State of Human Rights in Georgia, 2016
January 30, 2017
Prisoners Report that Restrictions on Phone Calls Were Cancelled
January 14, 2017
Inmates of several penitentiary establishments reported Human Rights Center that from January 2017, the prison administrations canceled the restrictions on the phone calls both in high-risk and low-risk facilities. The convicts say the decision was made after Human Rights Center disseminated statement about the problem.
Chairwoman of the Supreme Court of Georgia Will Support the Survey into the New Rule of Witness Interrogation
January 11, 2017
Representatives of Human Rights Center met the chairwoman of the Supreme Court of Georgia Nino Gvenetadze and heard her views about the use of the new rule of witness interrogation in practice.
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