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GYLA CRITICALLY ASSESSES THE INITIATIVE DEPRIVING MAYOR REPRESENTATIVES OF THE QUALIFIED PUBLIC OFFICER’S STATUS

We believe that the status of the qualified public servants for representatives of municipality mayors should be maintained, as their functions are professional in nature, are not related to the implementation of the mayor's policy at the local level and do not necessarily coincide with the mayor's political views.

2019-09-20 11:51 See more

“GURIA MOAMBE” EDITOR RECOGNIZED AS A VICTIM BY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

Thea Ioseliani, the editor of “Guria Moambe”, who reported threats against her several days earlier, has been recognized as the victim by the Prosecutor's Office. GYLA is providing the journalist with legal assistance.

2019-09-18 14:56 See more

PRESENTATION OF MONITORING REPORT N7 OF THE HIGH COUNCIL OF JUSTICE

The Council failed to ensure proper implementation of the “Third Wave” of the Judicial Reform in practice. The innovation has been unable to essentially eliminate the problems prevailing in the judiciary system, moreover, in some cases it even contributed to their exacerbation. 

2019-09-16 13:18 See more

OZURGETI DISTRICT COURT ESTABLISHES A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT FOR RESTRICTING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Ozurgeti District Court has pronounced the participants of the protest rally "Wake up the Oligarch" as violators and issued a verbal reprimand. 

2019-09-11 20:00 See more

GYLA APPEALS TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT THE PROVISION THAT PROHIBITS YOUTH UNDER 18 TO INITIATE ASSEMBLIES OR MANIFESTATIONS

GYLA Appeals to the Constitutional Court the provision that Prohibits Youth Under 18 to initiate assemblies or manifestations

2019-09-06 15:29 See more

EKA MESKHIDZE APPEALED TO THE CHARTER AGAINST 15 MEDIA OUTLETS

According to the disputed media reports, the Court found Papuna Ugrekhelidze innocent and held that he did not carry out any violence or sexual harassment while he was working as the Chairman of the Public Registry. 

2019-08-27 17:31 See more

EKA KVESITADZE ADDRESSES THE PUBLIC DEFENDER TO ESTABLISH THE FACT OF DISCRIMINATION

Today, journalist Eka Kvesitadze filed an application with the Public Defender's Anti-Discrimination Mechanism requesting to investigate her case and establish the fact of discrimination. Her legal representation is provided by the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association.

2019-08-23 13:38 See more

Russia’s Actions at the Occupation Line of Georgia Constitute Gross Human Rights Violations

Russia’s Actions at the Occupation Line of Georgia Constitute Gross Human Rights Violations

2019-08-21 13:08 See more

MIRTAG ASADOV'S APPLICATION BECOMES THE GROUND FOR THE PUBLIC DEFENDER TO ADDRESS EMZAR KVITSIANI WITH A GENERAL PROPOSAL

The Public Defender of Georgia, on the basis of an application of Mirtag Asadov, submitted a General Proposal to MP Emzar Kvitsiani, urging the MP not to encourage discrimination against any vulnerable groups and to abide the requirements of the Code of Conduct laid down for Members of Parliament.

2019-08-19 15:59 See more

GYLA IS APPEALING THE LAW ON MILITARY DUTY AND MILITARY SERVICE IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

The Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association has applied to the Constitutional Court on behalf of Ekaterine Cherkezishvili and requested to declare the statutory age for military duty and military service unconstitutional.

2019-08-12 13:38 See more