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The presumption of innocence is violated in the case of Mamaladze
According to a statement released by the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, on February 10, 2017, as a result of investigative actions conducted by employees of the Prosecutor’s Office, Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze was detained and charged with preparation of murder, a crime punishable under Articles 18 and 108 of the Criminal Code of Georgia. 
Chief Prosecutor’s Office Shall Free the Detained Deacon and His Lawyer from the Obligations under Non-Disclosure Agreement
Human Rights Center addresses the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia to free the Deacon Giorgi Mamaladze and his lawyer from the obligations under the non-disclosure agreement and allow them to effectively use defense mechanism. 
Human Rights Center Evaluates Interrogation of Nika Gvaramia in the Tbilisi City Court
Yesterday, on February 16, the director general of the Rustavi 2 Nika Gvaramia was interrogated before the magister judge at the Tbilisi City Court; representative of Human Rights Center monitored the interrogation process.
Government and Parliament Senior Officials Violate Presumption of Innocence of Archdeacon Giorgi Mamaladze
Human Rights Center is concerned with the statements of the senior government and parliament officials of Georgia, which were disseminated by media. Their statements violated the presumption of the innocence of the detained person.
Human Rights Center is concerned with the ineffective response of the Marneuli district prosecutor’s office to the crime
Human Rights Center is concerned with the ineffective response of the Marneuli district prosecutor’s office to the crime, where the former husband threatened the woman with murder and destruction of the property
Public Defender’s Statement on Bill on Covert Investigative Actions
The Public Defender of Georgia is negatively assessing the bill on covert investigative actions initiated in the Parliament of Georgia and believes that the fact that the so-called "key" will still belong to the State Security Service, on the one hand, will not ensure execution of the Constitutional Court’s decision of April 14, 2016, and on the other hand, will not eliminate public district with regard to the illegal wiretapping.
Public Defender Recommends Ministry of Justice and 11 Legal Entities of Public Law to Issue Public Information
On January 31, 2017, the Public Defender of Georgia addressed the Ministry of Justice and its 11 legal entities of public law with recommendations concerning the restrictions on the access to public information for the non-governmental organization Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).

Coalition Calls on Parliament to Consider President’s Objections in Relation to the “Third Wave” Judicial Reform Bill
The President of Georgia vetoed the “Third Wave” Judicial Reform bill submitted to him on January 10, 2017.  The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary believes that the objections raised by the President are important for judicial independence and proper implementation of the reform. 
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary Responds to the Council of Europe Committee Decision Rejecting the Strasburg Judicial Candi
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary responds to the Council of Europe’s respective Committee decision rejecting the three judicial candidates for the European Court of Human Rights submitted by Georgia. The Coalition was represented in the national level commission for selecting the candidates. 
Representatives of Human Rights Center and International Organizations Met Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and Deputy Chief Prosecutor of Georgia
Representatives of Human Rights Center, Norwegian Helsinki Committee and International Partnership for Human Rights met the deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and deputy Chief Prosecutor of Georgia.

Georgia must enable access to justice for victims of 2008 war
Human Rights Center (HRIDC), Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC) and International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) call on the Georgian authorities to take concrete steps towards accountability for crimes committed during 2008 war, including, renew investigative activities, ensure access of victims of the August 2008 war to their national case file and renew communication with the victims in order to respect their rights to effectively participate in national proceedings.
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How should the president of Georgia be elected?
through elections (by the population) through indirect election (by the Parliament of Georgia)


Disbelief based on partiality Reality is different
In recent days, Campaign This Affects You has become more active for the society. A new slogan has appeared on the famous label
Fragile Peace in Balkans
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi


Forgotten by government veterans
Every year, fewer and fewer veterans of the World War II meet the Victory Day. The society receives information about them only on
Villages of the Hopeless
What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?

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