detention of Tbilisi City Council members June 2013

Court deems detention of four Tbilisi officials unlawful

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

Rustavi city court. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A court in Georgia has decided that four officials in Tbilisi City Hall were detained in violation of law, but sentenced all of them to pre-trial detention. June 27, Davit Alavidze, Deputy Mayor of Tbilisi, Davit Avaliani, Head of Tbilisi […]

Saakashvili’s party suspends work in parliament, again

By | June 28th, 2013|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

Levan Bezhashvili from the UNM. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Mikheil Saakashvili’s United National Movement has again suspended work in parliament, due to the recent detentions of the Tbilisi City Hall and Council officials. Levan Bezhashvili, member of the UNM, on Friday said that their decision […]

Tbilisi council members detained

By | June 28th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

This is unprecedented political pressure over Tbilisi City Hall and Council members, which is criminal,” Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava said. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The investigative service of the Finance Ministry on Thursday morning detained 22 employees of Tbilisi City Hall and Tbilisi City Council. They were released in the evening, and then four of them were again detained. After the first detentions, […]