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2019-07-12
Successfully litigated cases of Human Rights Center (March, April, May and June)
After the Tbilisi Appellate Court announced verdict, Mikheil Kalandia was arrested for participation in the Khorava street teenage murder case
     
2019-07-10
Report Presentation -'10 Years after the August War: Victims of the Situation in Georgia'
On July 17, 2019, International Day of Justice, the member organizations of the Georgian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (GCICC) will hold presentation of the report – “10 Years after the August War: Victims of the Situation in Georgia”.
2019-07-02
Campaign Swim Safe continues informative meetings with the school children
On June 28, the HRC executive director Aleko Tskitishvili and the coordinator of the environmental programs at the CENN Rezo Getiashvili met the school children participating in the summer camp at the Bulachauri Green Center and discussed the campaign Swim Safe with them. 
2019-07-02
A deputy left the session of the Gori municipality assembly in protest
On June 28, the session of the bureau at the Gori municipality assembly started with the discussion of current developments in the country. The member of the United National Movement Vasilisa Jabakhidze left the bureau session in protest. Before leaving, she said it is unacceptable for her to sit next to those deputies, who justify the Minister of Interior Giorgi Gakharia for the bloody dispersal of the peaceful demonstration and cannot see the citizens injured as a result of dispersal.
2019-07-01
Kremlin comeback is a threat to Council of Europe and European security
International Partnership for Human Rights in cooperation with partner organisations has organized a side-event "Kremlin comeback is a threat to Council of Europe and European security: widespread, systematic and ongoing violations of the rights protected by the European Convention, resulting from Russia's aggression in Georgia and Ukraine". 
2019-06-28
Issue of political and legal responsibilities
On June 20, about 280 citizens, 80 police officers and 38 media representatives got injured as a result of the dispersal of the demonstration in the Rustaveli Avenue. According to the Ministry of Healthcare, 240 individuals were taken to hospitals. Two protesters lost eyes, among them is 18-years-old girl. 
2019-06-28
Elections without barrier
After the dispersal of the June 20 protest demonstration, the demonstrations resumed with two main demands to the Government of Georgia: resignation of the Minister of Interior Giorgi Gakharia and proportional parliamentary elections in 2020. 
2019-06-28
Campaign Swim Safe – action at the Alazani River, near Tsitelklde
On June 27, the Campaign Swim Safe participant organizations – Human Rights Center, CENN and Progress Center held next action in one of the most dangerous places on the Alazani River near Telavi – so-called Tsitelklde, where many people drowned in the past. 
2019-06-28
Akhaldaba village population blocked the motorway
On June 27, the inhabitants of the Akhaldaba village in Gori municipality blocked the Akhaldaba-Nikozi motorway after they lost hope the government will resolve their problems in the village. 
2019-06-28
Leasing out the territory of the square is protested in Kareli
The agenda of the Kareli municipal assembly session was amended. Namely, the municipality city hall decided to temporarily suspend its decision to lease out the 100 sq. meter space in the territory of square in Kareli because of the protest of the local population. Part of the population stated that the town has the only green square and if it is leased out, the green plants will be sacrificed to the commercial interests of the leaser.
2019-06-26
Victims without status
After the 2008 Russia-Georgian war, several houses turned up in the occupied territory in Nikozi village, alongside the occupation line in Shida Kartli. The victims have been requesting the compensation for the lost houses and agricultural plots for 11th year already. 
2019-06-13
Ilia Beruashvili won trial against the National Agency of Public Registration
Near the occupation line, in Ditsi village, resident of Berula settlement Ilia Beruashvili won trials against the National Agency of Public Registration in two instances of the court. The citizen and the state institutions had dispute over the registration of the land. The NAPR refused Ilia Beruashvili to register his plot because it was located on the occupied territory. Ilia Beruashvili sent several letters to the NAPR to verify that his land was not located on the occupation territory but it was in the Georgia controlled territory. 

2019-06-11
Police officers physically assaulted editor of Qartli.ge
Saba Tsitsikashvili, editor of the online newspaper Qartli.ge, blames the officers of the Shida Kartli regional police officers of the MIA in physical assault. The incident happened on June 10, at 3 am, when Tsitiskashvili tried to take a photo of the turned-up police service car on the bridge of the River Liakhvi, Tbilisi-Senaki-Leselidze central highway. 
2019-06-10
Story of the 14-years-old girl, who was kidnapped and raped twice – police has not arrested the harasser
In Sagarejo municipality, several individuals kidnapped 14-years-old girl and took her to the farm far from the village. They locked her in the room together with the 24-years-old man. The girl was resisting the man but the latter beat her, bounded to the bed and raped. The harasser told her that he wanted to marry her. On the same night, he twice raped the girl.

2019-06-04
Annual Round Table Meetings Held between International Criminal Court and Non-governmental Organizations
On May 20-24, 2019, annual round table meetings took place between the representatives of International Criminal Court and non-governmental organizations in Hague, Netherlands.
2019-05-31
Temporary zones of particular care
The member of the previous convocation parliament from Georgian Dream Soso Vakhtangashvili lobbied enrollment of the villages alongside the occupation line into the temporary zones of particular care. Today, he says that the government did not implement his program as a result of what people in those villages cope with hard social-economic conditions and safety problems. 
2019-05-30
Protest of the hailed farmers
On May 27, the victims of the natural disaster held protest demonstration in front of the administrative building of the Gori Municipality City Hall and requested to examine and compensate their loss.
2019-05-30
Gori University rector quitted position three months after being elected to the position
On January 15, 2019, the academician council of the Gori University unanimously elected Aleksandre Mgebrishvili to the position of the rector. Before that, Mgebrishvili was vice-rector of the university. His only rival in the competition was Kakha Toliashvili, but none of the 7 members of the academician council supported him. 
2019-05-28
Campaign Swim Safe – Protest Action in the Tbilisi Sea
Today, campaign Swim Safe participating organizations held protest demonstration in the territory of the Tbilisi reservoir, near the so-called waterfall, which is one of the most dangerous places in Georgia. Representatives of the Human Rights Center, Progress Center, Article 42 of the Constitution, Fond Crystal and civil activists participated in the action.

2019-05-27
'European Days 2019' are over
The closing ceremony of the European Days 2019 was held in the Art-Vila Garikula in Kaspi municipality. The senior school- children and students from all four municipalities of Shida Kartli region attended the event. The director of the National Library of the Parliament of Georgia Giorgi Kekelidze led discussion on the topic – “What Europe means for Georgia and what Georgia means for Europe?” 
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