Gaga Mkurnalidze

Ex-officials charged with torture leading to death

By | January 8th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–In the past two weeks, Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia has twice introduced charges against former government official Megis Kardava for torture of prisoners. On Wednesday, the Prosecutor’s Office published information about an investigation […]

Prison official admits guilt in abuse scandal

By | March 5th, 2013|Categories: News, Prisoner abuse|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A former high official in the Georgian prison system admits guilt in a case of mistreatment and torture of prisoners, but says he was a victim of the Saakashvili regime.Gaga Mkurnalidze, former deputy chairman of the Prison Department, is one of 17 […]