Tamar Chugoshvili

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Constitutional Reform in Georgia – a Step Forward

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , |

Tamar Chugoshvili is Parliament’s First Deputy Chairperson. In 2010-2012 she was the Chairperson Georgia’s of Young Lawyers’ Association. In total, 33 amendments have been made to the Constitution of Georgia, adopted in 1995, however, only two rounds of these amendments have been of fundamental importance […]

Violence against journalists on World Press Freedom Day

By | May 7th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – During several days, while the whole world was celebrating World Press Freedom Day, journalists have been violated, insulted, beaten or deprived of their cameras and belongings in Georgia, writes Tamar Chugoshvili, leader of Georgian Young Lawyer’s […]

Legislative Novelties Leading to the Absurd

By | January 30th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

An election reform which started out with the aim to create an equal and fair election environment in Georgia ended up creating discriminatory regulations, violating freedom of speech and property rights; imposed real threats for voters, media, NGOs and business organizations, writes Tamar Chugoshvili, chair of Georgian Young Lawyer's Association. Amendments made to the [...]

Brief Overview of Human Rights Problems in Georgia 2011

By | December 10th, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Human Rights Day is celebrated on December 10. In order to mark the celebration, I would like to offer the public a brief overview of human rights problems revealed throughout the year in Georgia. The human rights protection of which was the most problematic in Georgia during 2011: Right to a fair trial – the problem [...]

Strictest Punishments for Minor Violations and Ignored Human Rights

By | November 8th, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Around 4 000 people are sentenced to administrative imprisonment in Georgia every year. Administrative imprisonment is a purely Soviet mechanism, which remains in effect only in some post-Soviet countries (with the exception of Germany and Austria, where it operates in a different way) and which is broadly used and utilized to the full extent in Georgia. [...]

Improving the election environment in Georgia

By | October 15th, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Georgian society has a history of discussions, disputes, criticism and disagreements around the election environment and election legislation. As an new election approaches, the Parliament of Georgia starts a process of amending the Election Code, and as a rule, a few months prior to the elections significant amendments are made to the legislation. Again the county [...]