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17
December2020

Joint statement of non-governmental organizations regarding the announced sanctions against the opposition parties.

Signatory organizations are extremely concerned about the initiative announced by the authorities, as it essentially aims to impose sanctions due to the protest of the opposition parties as a result of which opposition MPs renounce their parliamentary mandates.

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10
December2020

Human rights in Georgia, 2020

The purpose of the document prepared by GDI is to provide a brief overview of the problems and challenges associated with the protection of human rights and freedoms in Georgia in 2020. The document discusses issues related to civil and political rights, as well as questions on the concept of rule of law.

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07
December2020

The Draft Decree Regulating the Process of Selection of Supreme Court Judicial Candidates by the High Council of Justice is Problematic

The Coalition is reacting to the draft decree, which was published on the High Council of Justice webpage on December 1, 2020. The decree is supposed to regulate the process of selection of Supreme Court judges by the High Council of Justice. The Coalition believes that the proposed rules do not ensure an open and transparent process. They also considerably limit the ability of the Council members to actively engage in interviews and pose questions to candidates at their own discretion.

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28
November2020

"No To Phobia’s" statement on the exception of Christmas Eve.

The civil platform "No To Phobia!" responds to the statements made by the Prime Minister and the Vice-Prime Minister of Georgia about the planned exceptions to the curfew. The Platform calls on the Georgian authorities to consider principles of equality and rule of law when imposing restrictions, as well as exceptions, and not to set a new precedent for discrimination.

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09
November2020

Statement by GDI, ISFED, HRC and TI regarding an introduction of the curfew order

GDI, ISFED, HRC and TI, responding to the measures taken by the Government of Georgia aimed at restricting freedom of movement, consider that imposition of the curfew order by the resolution of Government of Georgia is unconstitutional, as Government of Georgia does not have legislative authority to restrict freedom of movement. Moreover, this step is perceived as an attempt to suppress current wave of protests, and as such cannot be considered as an effective, necessary and proportionate measure for achieving legitimate objective.

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