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26
April2017

“No to Phobia” statement on the attempt of the State Agency for Religious Issues to acquire personal information on clergymen from different religious confessions

Member organizations of the civil society platform No to Phobia would like to respond to the activities of the State Agency for Religious Issues which has recently requested different religious associations to provide it with lists of clergymen enrolled in these organizations.

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10
April2017

Opinion about Constitutional Amendments Related to Marriage

The below signatory organizations are concerned by the initiative presented in the Constitutional Commission for definition of marriage in the Constitution. The proposed formulation carries homophobic connotation and can potentially foster negative sentiments towards LGBT people. Such amendments to the Constitution will have a chilling effect on the human rights situation in Georgia. If adopted, negative effects of these new regulations must be outweighed by legalization of civil partnership as a form of legal recognition of same-sex marriage.

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06
April2017

The Coalition Addresses the Judicial Conference Held on Extraordinary Basis

The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary addresses the twentieth Judicial Conference held on extraordinary basis, which is supposed to elect two new members of the High Council of Justice. 

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04
April2017

The Coalition believes the High Council of Justice must stop the Judicial Selection Competition

The Coalition addresses the judicial selection competition that the High Council of Justice (HCOJ) initiated on February 17 to fill 84 vacancies. Applications have already been reviewed and 105 candidates were selected for interviews.

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10
March2017

The Coalition Submits a Written Communication to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers

The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary submitted a written communication to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers. The document aims to inform the Committee of Ministers about the state of execution of the so called Garibashvili Group cases.

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