2013-11-29Statement of Human Rights Center Regarding the Commission for Identifying Judiciary Irregularities
Statement of Human Rights Center Regarding the Commission for Identifying Judiciary Irregularities
2013-11-28Statement Regarding International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
On November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is celebrated around the whole world. It is noteworthy that this day marks the beginning of international 16 day campaign for combating violence against women, which is aimed at fighting against all forms of gender-based violence through raising public awareness and demonstration of women’s solidarity towards victims of gender-based violence all around the world.
2013-11-18Human Rights Center Addresses to Government – Confidence Building and Peacebuilding Will Happen Through Acknowledging Mistakes of the Past
Human Rights Center responds to the statement of the US Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland, which he made during his meeting with the students of the Tbilisi State University on November 14.
2013-11-15Statement of Human Rights Center about Citizens Deceased on the Previous Day of Rose Revolution
Human Rights Center requests the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia to revise the cases of Davit Sakvarelidze and Eter Tsuliashvili, deceased on November 22, 2003, when their car BMW crashed military vehicle of the Security Ministry.
2013-11-15Statement of Nongovernmental Organizations about Strike in the Georgian Railway
Georgian nongovernmental organizations express solidarity with the members of the New Trade Union of Workers of Georgian Railway, who went on strike on November 14.
2013-11-15GYLA’s Statement on Zugdidi Incident
Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association voices its position in terms of Zugdidi incident.
2013-11-05Statement Regarding the Pardon Granted by the President on October 30, 2013
The institution of Presidential Pardon that is granted to convicted persons is a privilege of the President of Georgia guaranteed by the Constitution. Therefore, the President, as the Head of State exercises a constitutional privilege – a special right to grant pardon to convicted persons. This privilege of the President of Georgia is prescribed by Article 73 (n) of the Constitution of Georgia, which is turn is a part of the article defining constitutional authority of the President.
2013-11-04Statement of Human Rights Center regarding Pardoning of Bachana Akhalaia
On November 3rd of 2013, President of Georgia pardoned former Minister of Internal Affairs Bachana Akhalaia 14 days before expiration of his presidential term in the so called “prison mutiny” case in which the court had made decision on October 28th according to which Bachana Akhalaia was convicted to three years and nine months in prison.
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