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Prisoners participating in the incident involving Giorgi Rurua transferred to a strict regime penitentiary institution
Five prisoners from No 8 penitentiary institution, who participated in the incident against Giorgi Rurua on 2 November 2020, were transferred to No 6 strict regime penitentiary institution on 3 November 2020.
05.11.2020
Investigation into the incident involving Giorgi Rurua initiated

 

On 2 November 2020, Salome Samadashvili, a member of the United National Movement, announced on Formula TV that the convict - Giorgi Rurua had been attacked in jail under a political order from the State.
04.11.2020
Delegation of Ministry of Justice Ends Its Visit to Netherlands
A delegation of the Ministry of Justice visited today the Amsterdam District Court and held a meeting with a juvenile judge. Members of the delegation were informed about the criminal justice policies of the Netherlands in relation to juvenile justice, how their crimes are being investigated, what approaches the legislation envisions in the judicial process, and what the penal system for juveniles.
04.12.2019
Minister of Justice Is Getting Acquainted with the Model of Amsterdam Family Type Prison for Children
Within the framework of its official visit to the Netherlands, the delegation of the Ministry of Justice visited today the Juvenile Family Prison in Amsterdam.
04.12.2019
Delegation of Ministry of Justice Is Paying Working Visit to Netherlands
The delegation of the Ministry of Justice, headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Thea Tsulukiani is paying official visit to the Netherlands. The purpose of the working visit is to study the policies, services, juvenile penitentiary institutions and practices of the juvenile justice sector in the Netherlands. The Georgian delegation also includes the Deputy Minister of Justice, Director General of the Special Penitentiary Service, Giorgi Pataridze, Head of the National Probation Agency, Tatia Khocholava and Director of the 8th Penitentiary Institution, Nodar Kinkladze.
04.12.2019
Voting process for the 2018 presidential elections is underway in penitentiary establishments
Voting process for the 2018 presidential elections is underway in penitentiary establishments. Electoral precincts were opened in nine penitentiary establishments at 08:00 a.m.
According to the legislation of Georgia, accused and convicted persons in the less serious offenses have the right to vote in presidential elections.
07.11.2018
Doctor of Vano Merabishvili – the health condition of the convict is absolutely stable, there is no reason for concern

According to the doctor of former Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Vano Merabishvili, the health condition of convict is stable and there is no reason for concern.

08.11.2018
The lawyers of Ivane Merabishvili has been received new documentations about improved health condition of the convict
On 3 October, 2018, the Special Penitentiary Service informed the lawyers of Ivane Merabishvili about medical studies carried out on September 20, 2018 and sent complete copies of the results (materials from 25 sheets and 3 CD). It should be noted that special penitentiary service has offered to lawyers of convict Ivane Merabishvili to take these documents, but they have not yet taken these documents.
08.11.2018
In order to dispel the suspicion of the lawyers, Vano Merabishvili has been transferred to “Mediclab” for further analysis of blood, regardless of the disease regression
On September 26, 2018, the treatment at the “Aversi” hospital showed, that the Horner syndrome is regressed and as the convict confirms to doctors, during last 2 weeks his condition has been significantly improved.
08.11.2018
Zviad Mikhanashvili: I am glad that Georgia was presented on the 73rd session of UN General Assembly
Deputy Minister of Justice, General Director of the Special Penitentiary Service, Zviad Mikhanashvili has been responding to the initiative in the framework of „Good Human Rights Stories” (GHRS) of the EU Special Representative for Human Rights in Georgia.
08.11.2018