About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 15:13 - 25 Oct.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Public Defender Lists 162 Arrested Protesters
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 28 May.'11 / 20:24

(UPDATE - Two days after the Public Defender released this list of arrested persons, Interior Ministry said on May 30, that discrepancy between the number of people in the list of Public Defender and in the police list is caused by the fact that Public Defender’s list includes not only those people arrested during the break up of the rally on May 26, but also those activists who were arrested before the break up and also those 24 individuals who were arrested in Kintsvisi)

The Georgian Public Defender’s Office (PDO) has published on its website on Saturday list of those arrested by the police during the break up of the protest rally outside the Parliament.

The list includes names of 162 individuals.

The Georgian Interior Ministry released on May 27 its list of arrested persons, which included 105 names.

The Public Defender’s Office said that the list had been compiled after its monitoring teams visited temporary detention centers throughout Georgia in a period between May 26 and May 28.

Detention centers in Tbilisi, Rustavi, Gardabani, Marneuli, Bolnisi, Kaspi, Mtskheta, Telavi, Signagi, Kvareli, Zestaponi, Samtredia, Bagdati, Ozurgeti, Chokhatauri and Lanchkhuti were monitored, according to PDO.

Most of the list is compiled based on data collected on May 27; information from the detention centers in Kaspi and Mtskheta (total of 17 detainees) are dated with May 26.

“It has been found out as a result of the monitoring, that most of the detainees have more or less serious injuries. Several detainees have injuries of serious degree,” PDO said in a statement.

“Detainees say in a conversation that they have sustained injuries both during the dispersal of the rally and after the arrest,” the Public Defender’s Office said, adding that many of the detainees have refused to give a formal testimony to the representatives of the Public Defender’s Office.

The list, released by PDO, includes the names of at least eight protesters, who previously were among those several dozen of people, who were reported as missing.

Latest News
25 Oct.'14 15:13
Georgia’s Foreign Trade in Jan-Sept, 2014
Georgia’s foreign trade increased 10% year-on-year in the first nine months of 2014 to USD 8.37 billion.
25 Oct.'14 12:31
UNM Plans Protest Rally on November 15
UNM accuses government of “doing nothing” against Russia’s attempt to “annex” Abkhazia.
24 Oct.'14 22:24
Georgian President Meets Japanese PM in Tokyo
PM Shinzō Abe said Japan and Georgia are “friends.”
24 Oct.'14 16:28
Mokhe Incident Detainees Released as Govt Slammed for Mishandling Dispute
The Orthodox Church has publicly weighed in controversy, claiming right over disputed building.
24 Oct.'14 12:29
U.S. Department of State on Prosecutions of Former Govt Officials in Georgia
Concerns remain about how some cases have been handled, U.S. Department of State said.
23 Oct.'14 16:51
Abkhaz Leader Makes TV Address on Moscow-Proposed Treaty
Russia does not try to impose its proposed draft treaty, Raul Khajimba said.
23 Oct.'14 02:39
Once Mosque, Disputed Half-Ruined Building Sparks Confrontation
14 people were arrested after the incident in the village of Mokhe on October 22.
22 Oct.'14 23:48
Lithuanian FM Visits Tbilisi
Linas Linkevičius arrived in Tbilisi after visiting Azerbaijan.
22 Oct.'14 16:05
Akhalaia Sentenced to 7.5 Years in Prison
Court found ex-prison chief guilty of power abuse and torture in two separate cases.
22 Oct.'14 14:10
Top NATO Commander: ‘Partnership with Georgia Rock Solid’
NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe met Georgian PM, Defense Minister.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
55