Public Defender’s Statement on Suicide of 16-year-old Girl

21 August 2018
The Public Defender of Georgia is responding to the suicide of a 16-year-old girl, the alleged reason of which was psychological violence and harassment against the juvenile. The Public Defender expresses sorrow over the tragic incident and offers sympathy to the victim’s family. Unfortunatel ...
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Public Defender’s Statement on Abuse and Alleged Murder of Child

15 June 2018
Public Defender Nino Lomjaria expresses her condolences and concern about the alleged beating and murder of a 4-year-old child in the city of Batumi. The Public Defender urges all state agencies to timely examine the case and take appropriate measures for identifying the offenders. In addition, eff ...
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02 June 2018
Human rights organizations are closely following the mass protest in Tbilisi and other cities in recent days and declare their solidarity with Saralidze and Dadunashvili families. Failure of the authorities to adequately respond to the ongoing developments and thousands of people that have taken to ...
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Public Defender’s Statement on International Workers' Day

02 May 2018
International Workers' Day is marked on May 1 and World Day for Safety and Health at Work is marked on April 28. By responding to these days, we would like to emphasize the problems and challenges in the field of labour rights in order to raise awareness of these issues on the one hand and ...
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Statement of Public Defender on Spread of Video Showing Child Abuse

20 April 2018
Public Defender Nino Lomjaria is responding to a video spread via social networks, which shows child abuse and bullying. The video is taken by children and shows cruel attitude, threatening and inappropriate words and actions towards a child. The video footage clearly shows the juvenile's face and ...
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Public Defender of Georgia Responds to Murder of Woman

17 April 2018
Public Defender Nino Lomjaria is expressing sorrow at the murder of a woman in Tbilisi on 13 April 2018 and is offering sympathy to the family and relatives of the victim. Despite the fact that the rate of identification of domestic violence has increased in recent years and at first glance, the pr ...
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The Coalition Responds to the Initiative on Closing the High Council of Justice Sessions to Public

31 March 2018
At the March 26 session of the High Council of Justice (HCOJ), judge-member Sergo Metopishvili announced that he plans to put forward an initiative for closing the HCOJ sessions to the public on the official agenda. We believe the judge-member’s initiative contradicts both the law an ...
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Public Defender’s Statement on World Down Syndrome Day

21 March 2018
World Down Syndrome Day is marked on March 21, which is aimed at raising public awareness of people with Down syndrome. The theme of the World Down Syndrome Day 2018 -"What I Bring to the Community" - emphasizes the equal contribution of people with Down syndrome to social, public, political, c ...
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Public Defender Expresses Concern over Vandal Incident in Town of Vale in Akhaltsikhe Municipality

15 March 2018
According to reports, on March 12, an unidentified person (persons) burned Catholic literature and icons near a temple in the town of Vale. A representative of the Public Defender met with the population of the town, as well as the leaders of local religious communities, and received detailed infor ...
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The Coalition is Starting “Make Courts Trustworthy” Campaign

01 March 2018
Recent developments in the judiciary once again exposed the extent of the systemic problems in the judiciary. It is clear that the reforms implemented in the court system in recent years failed to achieve their main objective of having justice delivered by independent and impartial judges whose inte ...
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CiDA organised a three day training on justice issues
30 July 2018
On July 25, 26 and 27 July CiDA organised a three day training on justice issues. Members of the regional Civil Society Network (R-CSN) attended the training. They received information on rehabilitat ...
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