20:01, Monday, 30.11.2015
ქართული English

Web Portal on Human Rights in Georgia

Advanced Search

International Day in Support of Torture Victims in Tbilisi


On June 26, Georgian Centre for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (GCRT) and Human Rights Center (HRIDC) together with the Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) will celebrate UN International Day in Support of Torture Victims.

At 12:30 pm – demonstration against torture in Veris Parki.

From 15:00 to 17:00 pm – Screening of the documentary and follow-up discussion in the office of the Open Society Georgia Foundation. Winners of the journalist competition – Human Rights, Focus on Torture will be awarded. The awarding ceremony will take place at 16:00 pm.

At 21:00 pm participants of the demonstration will release air-lanterns in the sky in front of the Tbilisi Prison # 8 (Gldani prison).

Please join us!

International community acknowledged the right of every person - not to be subjected to torture - as ultimate right and nobody shall breach it despite urgent public necessity and force-majeure situation.

In accordance to the Georgian Public Defender’s 2010 Report to the Parliament several facts of inhuman treatment were observed in the detention settings during the report-year. However, most incidents were not effectively investigated. According to the statistics of the penitentiary department of Georgia, there are 23 658 prisoners in Georgian custodies by June of 2012 and their number makes 0.53% of Georgian population.

For additional information please contact:   230 77 66 or 222 06 89

Human Rights House Tbilisi member organizations are: Human Rights Center, Georgian Centre for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims, Article 42 of Constitution, Union Sapari, Center for Human Rights and Conflict Studies (Caucasia)

Print Send to Friend Send to Facebook Tweet This
Leave your comment
Your name:
Your comment:

Security code: Code
Who shall be punished for the crimes committed during the August 2008 armed conflict?
Russian side Georgian side Ossetian side All parties equally I cannot answer


Fragile Peace in Balkans
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, I
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi
Seal without Carve and Voter with Two Names in Guria


Villages of the Hopeless
I learned about healing water Dzuguri first several days ago. Having searched information, we learned that Dzuguri water is sold near the chain
What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?
Triggers of Prisoners’ Mass Protests

Copyright © 2004 - 2015 HRIDC