At the 21st plenary session on October 26, 2021, the Anti-Corruption Network of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD/ACN) was planning to approve a report on the assessment of the anti-corruption environment in Georgia. However, the Georgian government refused to give its approval to the report and demanded additional time with the aim of amending the text of the document. The report was prepared as part of the 5th round of monitoring by the OECD/ACN (using a new pilot methodology), which studies the country’s anti-corruption environment, including the existence of risks of high-level corruption.
The third president of Georgia has not yet been given the opportunity to attend his trials. Contrary to the requirements of the law, the Penitentiary Service refuses to comply with a court request to escort him at trials.
We, the signatory organizations, hereby respond to the statement made by the Chairman of Georgian Dream, the ruling party, that invariably serves to discredit Georgia’s Western partners and friends.
On November 25, 2021, the Supreme Court of Russia will consider the claim for liquidation of the Society Memorial, filed by the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation.
The government shall respect national and international legislation, rule of law and statehood of Georgia and halt any action that undermines the dignity of the third President of Georgia.
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary believes that the public response of some judges to the statement made by the Administrative Committee of the Conference of Judges and their dissociation from it could be an important step in restoring public trust in the judiciary.
The signatory organizations respond to the transfer of the third President of Georgia to Gldani N18 Medical Institution.
The facts cited in the State Securtity Service statements, as well as its legal assessments, raise many questions. SSG can not substantiate either the reality, or the imminence of the threats. Statements look as iftheir sole purpose is to intimidate citizens and create grounds for the intensification of repressive measures by various state bodies
Vice-Mayoral candidate of the united opposition in Kutaisi, a member of the “Girchi - More Freedom” party was detained. Footage of the detention was spread through the media and social networks: at the time of the detention, Imeda Kldiashvili remains in his vehicle and has no contact with law enforcement.
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary believes that in the current situation, the election of a judge member/s of the High Council of Justice by the Judicial Conference is unjustified.
|19 September 2020|