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Image: Human Rights to the Regions – Annual Report of Human Rights House Tbilisi Monitoring

Human Rights to the Regions – Annual Report of Human Rights House Tbilisi Monitoring

Human Rights House Tbilisi prepared a report Human Rights to the Regions – annual report about the state of human rights and basic freedoms in Georgia. Monitoring by the Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) revealed violation of civil-political and social-economic rights of citizens. Ongoing developments in the country, existing hard social and economic state, unstable state policy create problems in the field of human rights too. 04 May 2016 »

Christians and Muslims had conflict over the village cemetery in Adigeni

In the end of February 2016, Muslim and Orthodox population of Adigeni village in Adigeni Municipality had verbal and physical controversy over the cemetery. 07 Apr 2016 »

Tulip Tree for Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Dendrology Park

Liriodendron of a hundred years, same as a tulip tree, was taken from Tsikhisdziri nursery garden to Shekvetili. The giant tree was transported by ship. It will be planted in the dendrology park nearby the constructing concert hall in Shekvetili. The former prime-minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili is building the concert hall. Two more cypress trees are being prepared for the removal from Tsikhisdziri. 01 Apr 2016 »

Image: HRW report 2016: ‘Politics of Fear’ Threatens Rights

HRW report 2016: ‘Politics of Fear’ Threatens Rights

Georgia’s human rights record remained uneven in 2015, according to the 659-page World Report 2016, its 26th edition, where Human Rights Watch reviews human rights practices in more than 90 countries. 27 Jan 2016 »

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Police officer vs lawyer

On November 8, 2015 lawyer Giorgi Mdinaradze of the State Legal Aid Service went to the Vake-Saburtalo district police unit # 5 to defend rights of juvenile detainee. He learned from the investigator that the detainee was accused of robbery. The lawyer claimed before interrogation process he told the investigator that the juvenile would use right to silence. Police officers took the detainee to a separate room where the father also attended the conversation. Afterwards, the police officers became aggressive towards the lawyer. They took Giorgi Mdinaradze to the working room of the head of the police unit and about 5 police officers, including the chief police officer, verbally and physically assaulted him. Afterwards they prepared protocol on his administrative arrest but finally released the lawyer based on receipt. 16 Dec 2015 »

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