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judiciary
09 March, 2020

Justice System Against Opponents of the Government

 Recently, representatives of Georgia's partner countries and international organizations have increasingly indicated troubling trends in terms of the country’s democratic development. Along with the electoral system, Western partners' statements focus on the problems of independence of the judiciary and Prosecutor’s Office and prosecution of political opponents.

25 February, 2020

The Chronology Of The One-year-long Process Of Selection Of Judges Of The Supreme Court

The process of selection of judges of the Supreme Court started on December 24, 2018, and lasted for almost a year. The authorities’ support for influential judges in the judiciary and the formal process of selection ultimately led the justice system to a grave outcome: on December 12, 2019, the Supreme Court was staffed with 14 judges most of whose integrity and professionalism raise a lot of substantiated questions.

14 January, 2020

CSOs call on the State Inspector to Petition the Prosecutor’s Office to Relinquish Tsurtsumia’s Case to Her Office

 The under-signatory CSOs believe that the January 2, 2020 crime committed against Murad Tsurtsumia, 24 years-old young man, must be investigated by the State Inspector’s Service. Therefore, we call on the State Inspector, to use her authority under the legislation and petition the prosecutor’s office to relinquish the case to her office for further investigation. 

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