Goga Dzvelaia

Father of dead prisoner doubts veracity of surveillance video

By | October 31st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Tengiz Dzvelaia. (Channel 1.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Father of Goga Dzvelaia, who allegedly committed suicide in Kutaisi’s prison no 2 a few weeks ago, claims that the prison ministry showed him footage of another person instead of his son. On Tuesday, the family watched 24 hours of a surveillance tape which […]

Prison minister meets family of dead prisoner

By | October 15th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Sozar Subari. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prison Minister Sozar Subari Monday arrived in Senaki, in western Georgia, to visit a family whose son is said to have committed suicide in prison. It was the demand of the father of Goga Dzvelaia that he wouldn’t bury his son until Subari […]

Dead prisoner’s body examined, no trace of violence

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The family of Goga Dzvelaia, a 16-year old who died in a cell in Kutaisi prison a few days ago, has conducted an independent examination of the body. It was conducted by Maya Nikolaishvili, who did an external examination of the body and took photos. […]

Saakashvili: Minister must be held to account for prisoner death

By | October 9th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Andro Barnovi, head of the president’s administration. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A 16-year old prisoner has died in Prison No 2 in Kutaisi, Georgia’s second largest city. Preliminary information indicates that it was a suicide, but the teenager’s family calls it a murder. According to the Prison Ministry, the deceased was brought […]