The High Council of Justice of Georgia has started the selection process of the Supreme Court justices. Today, on June 7, the registration of candidate will be launched. After the completion of the registration anonymous voting will be conducted.
Corruption Risks in Georgian Judiciary
We, the signatory organizations, respond to the murder case of teenagers at Khorava Street and the Georgian Parliament’s decision to set up an interim investigative commission. We suppose that Georgia’s Chief Prosecutor should resign before the interim commission starts working.
We, the undersigned organizations, make this statement in response to the case of Salome Tatishvili who was killed on a ski run in Gudauri on 10 January 2016. As it is commonly known, Salome Tatishvili, 12, was descending the ski run when a young man skiing at high speed crashed into her from behind. As a result of sustained injuries, Salome Tatishvili died on scene. Charges were brought against G. L.
For almost six months, the Georgian public has been witness to the injustices suffered by the teacher and manager of the private Demirel College, Mustafa Emre Çabuk, and following the tragedy of his family.
The High Council of Justice has completed the competition to select judges that was announced on October 16, 2017. Our observation revealed that despite several legislative reforms the practice of appointing judges has not improved and continues to have considerable shortcomings.