early release of prisoners

Georgian parliament gives amnesty to 116 elderly prisoners

By | June 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The bill’s author Gubaz Sanikidze says it is a humane act toward elderly people. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian parliament on June 24 passed an amnesty bill which will release female prisoners older than 65 and male prisoners over 70, if they are convicted of lesser crimes. The bill was proposed by the National Forum faction in parliament […]

76 prisoners released by parole board

By | April 1st, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Gldani prison in Tbilisi. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–76 prisoners were released before the end of their sentence term today; two minors and one woman. The Prison Ministry’s local board of parole discussed the cases of about 900 prisoners who have served more than half of their sentence in cases […]

76 prisoners released early

By | September 29th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–67 prisoners were released on Saturday on recommendation of the commission for early release, according to the Prison Ministry. 14 of the released prisoners are women. The ministry says the commission has reviewed about 300 cases and […]