Georgia : Mum triumphs in human rights complaint over son’s ‘medical negligence’ death

The case of Sarishvili-Bolkvadze v. Georgia (application no. 58240/08) concerned the applicant’s complaint about the authorities’ duty to protect her son’s life from medical negligence and the adequacy of their response to his death.

Georgia: Court backs government official in police entrapment human rights dispute

Criminal proceedings against a government official over a bribe, were not fair as the domestic courts did not respond to his allegation of entrapment.

Court: Georgia breached human rights of former Prime Minister Ivane Merabishvili

The case of Merabishvili v. Georgia (application no. 72508/13) concerned the arrest and pre-trial detention of a former Prime Minister of Georgia, Ivane Merabishvili, and his complaint that there had been ulterior purposes behind these measures.

Georgia: New human rights court hearing for former PM Ivane Merabishvili

The applicant, Ivane Merabishvili, is a Georgian national who was born in 1968 and is currently serving a prison sentence for a number of offences including vote-buying and misappropriation of property.

Georgia: Court backs 13 Jehovah’s Witnesses in religious discrimination human rights dispute

The applicants submitted that in 2000 and 2001 they had been the victims of various instances of intimidation and aggression towards Jehovah’s Witnesses either by Orthodox religious extremists or by the authorities, including the police.