Foreign Media about Georgia
Public Defender Requests Investigation of the Prisoner’s Ill-Treatment
December 28, 2011
Public Defender: “Mortality Rate among Prisoners Increased”
December 15, 2011
Public Defender of Georgia has published National Prevention Mechanism Special Report. It describes the results of the monitoring in penitentiary establishments and temporary detention isolators carried out over the first half of 2011. According to the Report, the rate of mortality among prisoners has increased and inmates are still ill-treated in custodies.
Prisoner Describes His Torture
December 9, 2011
Ombudsman of Georgia sent an explanation note of the prisoner who explains how he was tortured by the employees of #18 Prison Department to the main Office of Prosecutor of Georgia.
Prisoners Unable to Call Lawyer of Human Rights Center
December 8, 2011
The head of Legal Department of Human Rights Center Nino Andriashvili states that the prisoners cannot contact her since the month of November. The lawyer assumes that her telephone is blocked on purpose.
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