Foreign Media about Georgia
Human Rights Center Addresses the Parliament with a Legislative Proposal
July 24, 2015
Representatives of Human Rights Center talk about unfair attitude towards female prisoners. According to the human rights defenders, the formation of new provision of the article 260 of Criminal Code of Georgia provides separation of sale of narcotics from purchasing, possessing and transferring. They welcome this fact; however, the change did not affect the article 262 of CC, which instilled feeling of injustice and protest in female convicts.
Convict Irma Nadiradze talks about improper treatment by police officers
July 21, 2015
Pardoning of Juvenile Prisoners and Programs for Socialization
July 20, 2015
Human Rights Center addressed the Parliament of Georgia with a request to pardon Rafik Arutinian and Lasha Shengelia. Both, Arutinian and Shengelia were sentenced as juveniles.
Human Rights Center Addressed the Parliament with a Legislative Proposal
July 14, 2015
Human Rights Center addressed the Parliament with a legislative proposal to adopt a law on amnesty in order to release those prisoners who were convicted during 2006-2012 under the article 262 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
The Commission does not Release Seriously Ill Convicts
July 8, 2015
Convict Inga Tsuladze has been in prison N5 for 5 years. Her health condition is extremely severe. A lawyer of Human Rights Center, Tamar Avaliani protects Inga Tsuladze’s rights regarding health issues. She addressed the joint permanent commission of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance and the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia to release Inga Tsuladze from serving the remaining sentence.
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
July 3, 2015
On June 26, Human Rights House Tbilisi had a discussion regarding International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. They discussed current situation in the penitentiary system from different angles and talked about the challenges and positive measures taken in jails and penitentiary establishments. .
New Project of Human Rights Center – Survey of Pardon Mechanism in Georgia
July 2, 2015
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