detainees’ rights

Ombudsman asks for thorough investigation of death in detention

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Ombudsman Ucha Nanuashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Public Defender has asked the Prosecutor General’s Office to investigate a death in preliminary detention. The ombudsman’s statement reads that March 15, a person who was detained a day before died in a detention facility […]

Detainees’s rights frequently violated, report finds

By | February 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A new report suggests that a number of rights are violated when people are detained. They are not read their rights and have problems getting an interpreter and a lawyer during their first questioning. These are the findings in a new […]