2009-12-02Paata Zakareishvili: “Georgian Side Will Have To Release Arbitrarily Detained Ossetians”
On November 30, Human Rights Commissionaire of the Council of Europe – Thomas Hammarberg met officials of the de-facto government of Tskhinvali in regard with the release of children kidnapped from Tirdznisi village. Separatists claim that the Georgian government has arbitrarily detained about 20 Ossetian people; so, they will release adults from Tirdznisi only after the hostages are exchanged under principle - “everybody in exchange of everybody”.
2009-11-12Ketevan Tsikhelashvili: “Georgia Is Window to Europe for Abkhazia and We Should Take Advantage of This Interest of Abkhazia”
Interview with the consultant of the “Friederich Nauman Foundation for Freedom” in Georgia and director of Tbilisi based foundation “Liberal Academy” Ketevan Tsikhelashvili.
2009-11-03Radio “Liberty” Already in Abkhazia and Tskhinvali
Andrei Babitski Will Be Appointed Head of “Echo of the Caucasus”
Last night, radio-program “Echo of the Caucasus” was first broadcasted by the Radio “Liberty”. This program is in Russian because it has been prepared for Abkhazia and so called South Ossetia. The Human Rights Center had the pleasure to meet the director of the Georgian branch of Radio Liberty Davit Kakabadze to speak about the new program.
2009-10-27Nodar Sarjveladze – After Revolutions There Always Are People Like Tutberidze Because TheyRevolution Empowers them to Attack Fundamental Values
Interpressnews interviewed psychologist Nodar Sarjveladze about the results of the social survey of the US International Democratic Institution [the “IRI] about the role of the church in Georgian society and the political reasons for the controversy in the society regarding the church. the interview also inquired whether Russia has really found a political ally in Georgia in the church, whether it is possible to predict that the Orthodox church and common religion with Russia will change the foreign policy of our country.
2009-04-29Sozar Subari: “Many Acts of Violence Were Organized andCommitted by or With the Support of the Ministry of Interior
Public Defender of Georgia Sozar Subari assesses critically the ongoing situation in Georgia.He blames the Ministry of Interior for the violence. The Ombudsman blames the government for having established a dictatorship and an one-party government in the state. In his Subari’s interview with the Human Rights Center he said that the government of Georgia still continues the old policy of violence that started in November of 2007.
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