Litigation of the Appeal of GYLA Starts on Thursday
The Tbilisi City Court’s Administrative Board has commenced proceedings on the complaint of the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) regarding the illegal involvement of public servants in the current election campaign.
The case deals with the participation of Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava and Minister of Refugees and Replacement Koba Subeliani the election campaign of Presidential candidate Mikheil Saakashvili, specifically that both men meet with voters alongside Saakashvili.
According to Giorgi Chkheidze, the head of GYLA, the Georgian election code forbids public servants from participating in campaign activities during work hours. The law on administrative offences includes a fine for such violations.
Ugulava and Subeliani were at meetings with Saakashvili at about 3 p.m., when civil servants are still fulfilling their duties, breaching current law.
The Tbilisi City Court’s Administrative Board accepted GYLA’s case on December 18.
Leave your comment
Human Rights Center is starting new project Promoting Freedom of Religion in Georgia by the financial support of Embassy of Canada in Turkey. Protesters condemned violence against women 15 applicants applied to the appeal commission in Kutaisi Number of Employees Selected Through Competition Is Reducing Human Rights Center Finalized Several Cases at the European Court of Human Rights Archive
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, IArchive
“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