crimes involving religious buildings

Parliament will consider making it a crime to offend religious feelings

By | February 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Eka Beselia, head of the human rights committee. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia might bring in a new law that makes it a crime to offend ‘religious feelings’. A member of parliament from the ruling Georgian Dream coalition has submitted a bill in parliament which was supported by the human rights committee. The bill […]

Man arrested for robbing churches in Kakheti

By | December 20th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

Police arrested the suspect in this monastery in Kvareli. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Police in Georgia have arrested a man accused of robbing four churches in Kakheti, a province in the eastern part of Georgia, a few days ago. Investigators say the man, who is about 21 years old, was arrested at night while attempting to rob […]

Man arrested in Tbilisi for stealing computer from mosque

By | December 4th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

The theft took place in this Tbilisi mosque. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Police Friday detained a suspect who allegedly robbed a mosque in Tbilisi. The suspect, a 22 year old man, secretly snuck into a mosque in the old part of Tbilisi and stole a computer from a room used by Mullahs, and then went into hiding, according to the Interior Ministry. […]