Vladimer Bedukadze

Lado Bedukadze, who leaked prison videos in 2012, to become TV host

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

Lado Bedukadze. TBILISI, DFWatch–Lado Bedukadze, a  former prison guard who has caused controversy in several of Georgia’s elections, will become a TV host on a newly established broadcaster. Bedukadze will host a short segment on a completely new channel called […]

Georgia’s CEC revokes registration of pro-Russian party

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Vladimer (“Lado”) Bedukadze. (Interpressnews.) In the free TV ad, the Centrists promised to ‘legalize the Russian military bases.’ (1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Central Election Commission (CEC) in Georgia has revoked the registration of a micro-party which used its right to free advertisement to call for Russian pensions and dual citizenship, accompanied by a portrait of Vladimir Putin and Russian tanks and flags. […]

Election ad featuring Putin causes outcry in Georgia

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A ten seconds long election video has caused a strong reaction from Georgia’s political establishment and calls for using legal means to stop the party behind it. The provocative advertisement ran on the Public Broadcaster’s Channel 1 Saturday night […]

Ivanishvili criticizes prisoner abuse whistleblower walking free

By | July 9th, 2013|Categories: News, Prisoner abuse|Tags: , |

Most of the abuse took place at Gldani prison in Tbilisi, where the whistleblower Bedukadze used to work. (DFWatch photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili criticizes the chief prosecutor for having freed a former prison guard from criminal responsibility for torturing prisoners because he blew the whistle on the scandal. The whistleblower, Vladimer Bedukadze, was released […]

Prison torture whistleblower released on bail

By | January 20th, 2013|Categories: News, Prisoner abuse|Tags: , |

Vladimer Bedukadze was released on bail January 19, 2013. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch — The man who published the videos that spurred the prisoner abuse scandal was today released on USD 1 200 bail. Tbilisi City Court Saturday evening released Vladimer Bedukadze, the former employee of Prison No 8, where the majority of torture cases […]

Interpol declares Georgia whistleblower wanted

By | September 27th, 2012|Categories: News, Prisoner abuse|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Interpol has declared Vladimer Bedukadze a wanted person. He is the former prison guard who recently released videos of prison torture filmed by himself at Gldani prison in Tbilisi in 2011. These videos spurred a massive public reaction which led to […]