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02
June2018

NGOs Urge Authorities to Fundamentally Change the Justice System

Human rights organizations are closely following the mass protest in Tbilisi and other cities in recent days and declare their solidarity with Saralidze and Dadunashvili families.

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31
May2018

Statement on the Case of Ana Subeliani and Tamaz Akhobadze

The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary is responding to the failure of administrative bodies to execute the court decision ordering to reinstate Ana Subeliani and Tamaz Akhobadze in their positions at work. This failure points to the administrative bodies’ disrespect of the right to fair trial.

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07
May2018

To: Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

On behalf of the Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary, we would like to inform you about the legislation on administrative offences that is currently in force in Georgia and continues to restrict freedom of peaceful assembly and expression.

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04
May2018

The Tbilisi City Court’s Judgment in the Aiisa Case Amounts to a Serious Violation of the Fundamental Right to Freedom of Expression

On 4 May 2018, the judgment rendered by a judge of the Tbilisi City Court – Lasha Tavartkiladze – in the case of the Tbilisi City Hall v. Aiisa constituted a serious interference with the right to freedom of expression of the owner of the company Aiisa. The court has held that Aiisa’s owner is accountable for the violation of the statutory procedure for the distribution of the advertisement. The court imposed a fine of GEL 500 on the owner, Ani Gachechiladze. The court also ordered her to withdraw the advertisement as well as the advertised product already in distribution from the market.

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01
May2018

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS DEMAND RESIGNATION OF SOPHIO KILADZE FROM THE POSITION OF CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMITTEE

The Parliament of Georgia, the representative body of the people, must play a decisive role in establishing the human rights standards and monitoring the process of its execution. The special committee in the Parliament acts to protect human rights and civil integration.

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