Tamta Mikeladze

Homophobia in Georgia: tolerance is a myth

By | April 3rd, 2015|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , , , |

From left to right: Levan Berianidze, Tamta Mikeladze, Ana Lobzhanidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgians like to talk about tolerance as a part of the national psyche. But the ability to accept and live alongside people who are different from yourself seems to end when it comes to gays, lesbians and other sexual minorities. According to NDI, […]

The State’s Role in the May 17 Incident

By | June 21st, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Tamta Mikeladze is strategic litigations lawyer at Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association. The May 17 incident and its subsequent developments should be discussed in two paradigms: the legal and the socio-cultural. The legal aspect relates to the state, whereas the socio-cultural is linked to society, in particular the existing social and cultural structures. […]

Inefficient system for releasing prisoners due to illness

By | May 14th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

Recent practice and statistics have revealed the extreme severity of the problem of inefficiency of the legal mechanisms that envision release of convicts from imprisonment due to their serious illness, writes Tamta Mikeladze, lawyer at Georgian Young Lawyers’ […]