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2013-10-15
Pre-election Campaign in Working Hours or Reporting to the Heads of Residential Buildings?!
Chairman of Rustavi City Council Kakha Gurgenidze was member of the former ruling political party. For the past two weeks, almost every day, he meets heads of residential buildings in Rustavi during working hours. The meetings are organized by the non-profit illegal entity Rustavi Korpusi. The entity is funded from the local budget and tries to resolve problems of residential buildings in Rustavi.
2013-10-15
Family of the Late Juvenile Prisoner Declines Suicide Version
An investigation was launched into the death fact of the juvenile prisoner in Kutaisi Prison #2. According to the preliminary information, Giorgi Dzvelaia, 16, committed suicide. Minister of Corrections and Legal Aid of Georgia Sozar Subari made statement about the accident during his visit in the custody several hours later.
2013-10-15
Trial on Merabishvili to Be Resumed on October 17
Two satisfied and one declined solicitations, replaced judge and political statements from the seat of the accused person – trial on Merabishvili-Chiaberashvili’s Case was held in this environment at the Kutaisi City Court on October 7. 
2013-10-15
Criteria for Gori Residents to Elect President
According to the Central Election Commission, 23 candidates were registered for 2013 Presidential Elections. The Election Day is approaching and Gori population is preparing to elect preferable candidate. Humanrights.ge interviewed voters in Gori and tried to find out what criteria work for them to elect the presidential candidate.
2013-10-15
SOS, Pontsi Pyramids!
Company Gold Deer Ltd, registered on November 29, 2012, went bankrupt. Financial pyramid collapsed and thousand people got damaged. Lawyer of Human Rights Center Kristine Kublashvili said people wishing get richer rapidly and easier lost money. 
2013-10-11
Passport Turmoil in Akhalgori
Representatives of the Akhalgori district passport unit at the de-facto militia office in South Ossetia request applicants for the Ossetian passports to provide notification on declining Georgian citizenship from the Ministry of Justice. This request hindered process of issuing Ossetian passports in Akhalgori that was quite intensive process for the past few months.
2013-10-11
Bidzina Ivanishvili: “Ladies and Gentlemen, I assure you, the country will have the government Ilia Chavchavadze dreamt of”
“We must not forget that we live in the homeland of Ilia Chavchavadze. I assure you that you will have the government, Ilia dreamt of and all his and out ancestors’ dreams will come true. We will restore our dignity and succeed to make every next year better than previous. The next year will be better and real economic development will start in Georgia,” Bidzina Ivanishvili addressed to the people gathered in Telavi.
2013-10-11
Together for a European Future: Civil Society Forum takes the lead to support Eastern Partnership
The fifth annual meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum held under the title Together for a European Future brought together more than 250 representatives of the civil society organizations from the Eastern Partnership countries and the EU, as well as senior government officials, diplomatic and donor community.
2013-10-10
“Parties Unified Against Burjanadze” – Representatives of Burdjanadze’s Election Office Claim
Members of Lanchkhuti district office of the presidential candidate Nino Burjanadze blame the members of the Margvelashvili’s election office in harmonic relationship with the United National Movement’s members. They state members of the Georgian Dream and United National Movement jointly attend trainings in the precinct election commission.
2013-10-09
Akhalaia States Office of Prosecutor Is Dragging Out the Trial
Prosecutor Ia Darjania motioned for self-recusal at the trial involving prison riot case. She stated that she felt “psychological pressure” and therefore cannot be unbiased. Judge Lasha Chkhikvadze satisfied the motion, but stated that these actions are intended for dragging out the trial.
2013-10-08
Prison System Ministry Accused of Illegal Eavesdropping on Detained Akhalaia
A leaked video from a surveillance camera in a prison cell where former defense and interior minister Bacho Akhalaia is held in pre-trial detentiontriggered accusations against the ministry in charge of penitentiary for carrying out illegal eavesdropping of conversations between Akhalaia and his visitors, including his lawyers and a lawmaker.
2013-10-08
Judge in Akhalaia's Case Says Prosecutors Dragging Out Trial
Judge of the Tbilisi City Court, presiding over the trial into ex-defense and interior minister Bacho Akhalaia’s case, blamed the prosecution for dragging out the process and set October 17 as the final deadline for a prosecutor to present a closing argument.
2013-10-08
Georgia Tops Media Freedom Index among Eastern Partnership Countries
Georgia has the highest degree of media freedom among the Eastern Partnership countries, according to a survey presented at a panel on 'Threats for media freedom in the Eastern Partnership area' at the Civil Society Forum in Chisinau last Friday.
2013-10-07
Information Center of Kakheti Refused Prosecutor’s Office to Give Video-Footage
Information Center of Kakheti refused the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia to provide full version of the video-footage made in the cell of former defense minister Bacho Akhalaia in Prison # 7.
2013-10-04
Data Cards to Be Distributed for Voters in Gori
106 polling stations are registered in Gori Election District # 32; big part of them is located in the buildings of public schools. First stage of supplying polling stations with equipment has already started. 7 out of 13 PS commission members represent political parties and 6 were selected by the DEC as a result of competition. 
2013-10-03
Proposal to the Secretary of High Council of Justice
In accordance with article 21 (d) of the Organic Law of Georgia on the Public Defender of Georgia, Public Defender has addressed the Secretary of High Council of Justice with a proposal to initiate administrative measures against the Judge of Sighnaghi Regional Court, Shorena Kavlashvili and to take appropriate legal measures. 
2013-10-03
Drivers of Gori Rout Mini-Buses Complain about Breached Rights
Drivers of rout mini-buses in Gori held warning demonstration. They protested negligence to their interests and blamed the administration of the company VTG in the violation of their rights and verbal assault. About 30 drivers unified and established an Ltd. 
2013-10-03
Interior Ministry Says 'Jihad Threat' Video Case Resolved
Georgian Interior Ministry said on October 3 that an IT specialist working for a Russian mobile service operator company in Sokhumi, capital of Georgia’s breakaway Abkhazia, is suspected of being behind 'jihad threat' video.
2013-10-02
Witnesses Questioned about Death of Officer Tetradze at the Trial on Megis Kardava’s Case
Forensic expert was questioned at the trial on the former head of military police Megis Kardava and other accused in the same case. The expert said the deceased officer Sergo Tetradze had trauma on the head and broken nose that could cause his death. 
2013-10-02
New Regulations and Old Rules in Akhalgori
A passenger cannot take more than 50 kg of luggage to Akhalgori. Only those, who supply shops with food products in Akhalgori district, are allowed to take large amount of luggage across the de-facto border of the non-recognized South Ossetia. Consequently, this restriction does not apply only to food products. The new regulation went in force a short time ago.
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