2015-01-26Eastern Partnership Georgia National Platform STATEMENT Regarding the Terrorist Attacks in Paris, France
The Georgian National Platform strongly condemns the terrorist attack directed against journalists of the French weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France on 7th January, in which 12 people were killed, 10 injured and 4 seriously wounded. On 9th January the terrorists took hostages at the supermarket in Eastern Paris claiming lives of four Jewish victims.
2015-01-26Civil society organizations call on the Parliament to set up a commission to study high-profile cases
A few days ago the whole country was shocked by the death of Yuri Vazagashvili, who died as a result of an explosion while visiting his son’s grave. Yuri Vazagashvili was the father of Zurab Vazagashili, who was killed in a special operation in 2006.
2015-01-23Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary disagrees with the initiative limiting the scope of the jury trial
A legislative initiative on amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) sponsored by MPs Manana Kobakhidze, Davit Saganelidze, Gedevan Popkhadze, Zviad Kvachantiradze and Paata Kiknavelidze was registered at the Parliament of Georgia. The initiative proposes voiding article 330.31 of the CPC.
2015-01-22Statement of Human Rights Center – Prosecutor’s Office Must Timely Investigate High Profile Cases
Human Rights Center is alarmed with the fact that despite our many petitions and addresses, the Chief Prosecutor’s Office does not investigate the cases where signs of systemic crimes in penitentiary system and law enforcement bodies are detected.
2015-01-21Statement of CSOs about Alleged Premeditated Assassination of Yuri Vazagashvili
On January 20, Yuri Vazagashvili was killed as a result of the explosion on the grave of his son in Karapila village, Kaspi district. The tragedy terrified the Georgian society.
2015-01-15Address of Human Rights Center about Political Persecution of a Citizen
Human Rights Center is concerned about political persecution against Nato Usenashvili that has already acquired systemic character.
2015-01-12Coalition Statement Regarding the Selection of the New Chief Justice
Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary is addressing the issue of election of the new Chief Justice, which has already garnered growing public interest. The current Chief Justice’s term is up in February, 2015.
Prisoner Deceased in Ksani Prison Kutaisi Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association branch has new chairman Eight Inmates on Huger-Strike in Prison # 2 Life-sentenced prisoner applied to Human Rights Center The Parliament of Georgia did not vote for the formation of the investigation commission into Sakdrisi Mine Case Archive
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“Miscarriages of justice“– we use this term to characterize the problems existing in the system of Georgian judiciary during ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s governance.Archive