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Joint Statment of NGOs

On July 11, 2009 the Parliament of Georgia approved with the first reading a package of amendments to the Law on Assembly and Manifestations, Law on Police, and the Administrative Offense Code of Georgia.

2009-07-15 20:00 See more

GYLA Calls upon MIA to Reveal Identity of Individuals Sentenced for the June 15 Incident

On June 16, 2009 Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) applied to the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Georgia (MIA) and on the basis of freedom of information Chapter requested disclosure of identity of those individuals who, as deputy minister of interior affairs Eka Zguladze clarifies, were imposed disciplinary punishments for the incident that occurred on June 15, 2009 outside the Tbilisi police headquarters. 

2009-07-15 20:00 See more

GYLA Held a Farewell Celebration for Legal School Alumni

 On June 9 at the exhibition centre Muse, farewell celebration of the class 2008-2009 was held by the Foundation for the Support of Legal Education founded by Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association. 

2009-07-09 20:00 See more

GYLA Publishes its Remarks on Legislative Amendments

Georgian Young Lawyers Association of Georgia presented its opinion on the Draft Laws of Georgia on Making Changes and Amendments in the Law of Georgia on Meetings and Manifestations, the Law of Georgia on Police, and the Code of Administrative Offences of Georgia to the Legal Issues Committee and Human Rights Committee of the Parliament of Georgia.

2009-07-08 20:00 See more

June 26 – International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

 On June 26 Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) held a rally Say No to Torture!

2009-06-26 20:00 See more

GYLA Held Presentation of Ad Campaigns against Domestic Violence

 On June 22 at Vere Palace Hotel presentation of social ad campaigns and documentaries on the topic of domestic violence was held. The event was held in cooperation with American Bar Association (ABA) and USAID. 

2009-06-21 20:00 See more

GYLA Lawyers Visited IDPs Settled in Tsilkani on the World Refugee Day

 On June 20, the World Refugee Day representatives of Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) visited IDPs settled in Tsilkani.

2009-06-19 20:00 See more

Tamar Khidasheli Sends Letter to Ministry of Interior Affairs of Georgia

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2009-06-18 20:00 See more

Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association requests starting of criminal case against the policemen who participated in the event of June 15, 2009

Today the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association applied to the Chief Prosecutor of Georgia with the request to initiate a criminal case against those employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, who participated in the incident of June 15, 2009 on the fact of raid of demonstrators and beatings executed against those detained in the temporary detention facility.

2009-06-18 20:00 See more

Georgia Signed First International Agreement on Access to Information

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} On June 18, 2009, Tromso, Norway -  Twelve CoE member states including Georgia signed the Convention on Access to Official Documents of the Council of Europe.

2009-06-17 20:00 See more