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Georgia should step up the fight against discrimination and better ensure labour rights and the human right to a healthy environment

28/02/2022 Strasbourg

“Georgia has taken significant steps to reinforce labour rights including by adopting broad legislation and setting up the labour inspectorate. However, increased efforts and additional measures are required to address the negative impact of a decade of deregulation on occupational safety and...

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Statement

The Georgian Parliament should reject draft legislation undermining the independent functioning of the State Inspector’s Service

28/12/2021 Strasbourg

I call on the Georgian Parliament to refrain from adopting, in an expedited manner and without proper consultation with the relevant stakeholders, the draft law aiming at the abolition of the State Inspector’s Service which is an independent institution responsible for personal data protection...

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Statement

Georgian politicians should fully respect the independent mandate of the Public Defender

23/11/2021 Strasbourg

Public attacks by members of the Georgian Parliament against the Public Defender of Georgia, in connection with her and her Office’s work related to the imprisonment of the former President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, and his hunger strike, are unacceptable. I commend the Public Defender and...

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Statement

Georgian authorities must protect participants in the upcoming Pride march in Tbilisi

20/06/2019 Strasbourg

“All Georgians have the same human rights and they should enjoy them free from discrimination. This means that everyone, including LGBTI people, must be protected from violence and hate speech, be able to exercise freedom of expression, and to conduct peaceful demonstrations,” said the...

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Visit observations

Georgia should continue strengthening the independence and impartiality of judges

12/01/2016 Strasbourg

Read the observations “Judicial reforms have yielded some positive results in Georgia, in particular as concerns the reduced influence of the prosecutorial authorities, the increased transparency in the work of the High Council of Justice and an improved juvenile justice system. However,...

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Visit to Georgia

Georgia: further efforts needed in justice reform and combating intolerance

16/11/2015 Strasbourg

“I am heartened to see a number of positive achievements of the justice sector reforms, notably in the area of juvenile justice. It is also encouraging to see an overall decrease in recourse to pre-trial detention, although its use remains problematic in certain cases”, said the Commissioner...

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Report on visit to Georgia

Georgia has to improve the administration of justice and promote tolerance

12/05/2014 Strasbourg

“Continued efforts are needed to enhance public trust in the justice system and to promote equality and minority rights,” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, releasing a report (CommDH(2014)9) on his visit to Georgia from 20 to 25 January 2014. A reduction...

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Visit to Georgia

Georgia: greater efforts are needed to improve the administration of justice and promote tolerance

27/1/2014 Strasbourg

"Though Georgia has enacted important reforms in the justice system, further efforts are needed to strengthen the independence and impartiality of the judiciary," said Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the end of a six-day visit to the country. During the...

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Letter to Georgian authorities

Effective measures needed to eradicate ill-treatment and torture in Georgia

04/12/2012 Strasbourg

"The Georgian authorities should address long-standing concerns about ill-treatment of prisoners and other detained persons by public officials and take effective steps to repair the system of accountability. Constant vigilance is necessary to ensure the effectiveness of the absolute prohibition...

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Report following visit to Georgia

Georgia: “Human rights must be better protected in the justice system”

05/07/2011 Strasbourg

"More efforts are needed to address serious shortcomings in the judiciary and increase its transparency and fairness" said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, releasing today a report on the visit to Georgia 18-20 April 2011. The report focuses on the level of...

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