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Georgia pardons eight female prisoners to mark Mother’s Day

By | March 5th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

The women’s prison in Rustavi. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian president pardoned eight women on Monday in connection with Mother’s Day, which in Georgia is marked on March 3. Zviad Koridze, head of the president’s pardon commission, said at a press conference on Monday that four among […]

Hepatitis C infested prison in Georgia closed due to bad climate

By | November 20th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Deputy Prison Minister Giga Giorgadze. (Ministry photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prison Ministry in Georgia is considering closing the women’s prison, where new figures showed that 17 % of inmates are hepatitis C positive. The prisoners in Rustavi women’s facility will be transferred to another facility, but it is still […]

45 inmates on hunger strike at Rustavi women’s prison

By | August 7th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Prison Minister Sozar Subari. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–45 inmates are on hunger strike in the women’s prison in Rustavi, demanding to bring back the recently fired director of the facility. Later today, 80 other prisoners in a sign of solidarity refused to eat bread. They demand that Salome Janelidze […]

Hunger strike over in Georgian women’s prison

By | July 4th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Eka Beselia, chair of the parliamentary committee on human rights. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The hunger strike at Rustavi women’s prison is over. Prisoners of No 5 prison facility in Rustavi, a town 20 km south of the capital, had been on hunger strike for two days demanding to get their sentences reduced. Wednesday, Eka Beselia, chair […]

Hunger strike breaks out in Georgian women’s prison

By | July 3rd, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–About 80 prisoners at the women’s prison in Rustavi have gone on hunger strike demanding to get their sentences reduced. According to the administration of prison No 5 in Rustavi, 20 km away from the capital, the prisoners have no complaints against […]