On May 17, the Parliament of Georgia elected three non-judge members of the High Council of Justice (HCoJ) - Tristan Benashvili, Giorgi Gzobava, and Zurab Guraspashvili. After June 2021, the HCoJ has been functioning without five non-judge members.
On May 11, 2023, the European Court of Human Rights found a violation of freedom of assembly in the case of Lasha Chkhartishvili. His interests were defended by Transparency International - Georgia. This decision should have a significant impact on the protection of the rights of protesters and activists.
The Coalition Refuses to Participate in the Work of the Georgian State Commission for Selecting Judicial Candidates for European Court of Human Rights
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The Second Commission for Selecting the Georgian nominees for European Court of Human Rights Judgeship in 2017 again failed to ensure fair and transparent selection procedures
The list of candidates adopted with the majority of the Commission’s support does not allow real choice for the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly
The Court Order regarding the appointment of the Special Manager at “Georgian Manganese” LLC is unsubstantiated
“Transparency International - Georgia” examined Tbilisi City Court Order dated May 11, 2017, according to which a special manager was appointed at “Georgian Manganese” LLC, for the purpose of complying with licenses and permits.
Supreme Court of Georgia has reached the decisive stage of producing a decision in the Rustavi-2 case. The court's ruling will determine whether the decision by the Tbilisi Court of Appeal, to award 100% of Rustavi-2's shares to Qiban Khalvashi will remain in force.
Procedure of electing Constitutional Court chairperson should be carried out in accordance with requirements of law
After the term in office of the former chairperson of the Constitutional Court ended on 30 September 2016, the issue of electing the new chairperson was put on the agenda. According to the law, the new chairperson of the Constitutional Court must be elected no later than one month after the end of the previous chairperson's term in office.