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Thursday, June 27, 2019, #122 (4426)

Georgian Parliament allows Prosecutor’s Office to go ahead with the arrest of MP Nika Melia

Nika Melia has lost the MP immunity, which means that the Prosecutor’s office will now be able to arrest the member of the United National Movement (UNM). (more)

PACE, CoE, EU welcome 2020 proportional elections in Georgia

Officials from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), EU and the Council of Europe (CoE) have welcomed the offer made by the Georgian Dream ruling party this week to hold the 2020 parliamentary elections with the proportional voting and a zero threshold, an initiative voiced amid protests in Tbilisi. (more)

Tbilisi Mayor: Safety of all tourists, including Russians, ensured in Georgia


Moscow suspects the US is preventing the normalization of Georgia-Russia relations


Most of the detainees at Tbilisi rallies released, gov’t says


The News in Brief

"Statement by the United Nations Development Programme on the introduction of a proportional electoral system in Georgia. " (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Public Defender presents two reports on of victims of torture

On December 12, 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed June 26 the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ... (more)

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