ban on communist symbols

Constitutional Court lifts work ban for former Soviet officials

By | November 6th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The Freedom Charter bans Soviet symbols, but also bars former Soviet and Communist Party officials from holding public office for the rest of their lives. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Constitutional Court in Georgia has decided that a controversial provision barring former senior Soviet officials and Communist Party members from holding post in state institutions is unconstitutional. The court on Tuesday announced the ruling, […]

Georgia to enforce ban on communist symbols

By | November 1st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stalin monument in Akura, Kakheti. (Channel 1.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is planning to fine the use of communist symbols with 1 000 lari (USD 600). The use of communist symbols was prohibited by the previous government, but it failed to define the sanctions that apply, and the law has remained inactive. Now, the […]