Activists in the Russian Republic of Ingushetia announced on Wednesday that protests in the capital, Magas, were to be put on hold, after the official permit for holding them expired.
A human rights activist from Amnesty International was kidnapped by security forces while reporting on protests in the Russian Republic of Ingushetia, the group has reported.
The Georgian authorities did not inform British police of tapes they had recovered indicating a 2007 plot to assassinate businessman Badri Patarkatsishvili in Britain, OC Media has learnt. [Read more…]
The Georgian Prosecutor’s Office has charged four former security service officials for planning to murder businessman Badri Patarkatsishvili in England. Suggestions by investigators that the killing was ordered by former President Mikheil Saakashvili come as the government is embroiled in scandal over secret recordings implicating them in pressuring businesses, kidnapping, and torture.
The Georgian Prosecutor’s Office has released a taped conversation allegedly of former senior official Mirza Subeliani in which he contradicts earlier claims of torture and abuse in Georgian law enforcement. Critics have pointed to inconsistencies in the new tape and there has been widespread speculation it was staged.
A court in Makhachkala, the capital of the Russian Republic of Daghestan has sentenced the city’s former mayor to four years in prison on corruption charges.
A former official on trial for ‘compromising’ the Khorava Street murder investigation has threatened to release incriminating recordings of senior officials which he claimed could bring down the government, Rustavi 2 has reported. [Read more…]
A court in Georgia has ordered local authorities in Kobuleti to provide water and sewage connections to a Muslim boarding school. The local mayor’s office had argued they could not do so because of ‘objections from neighbours’ leading to the school remaining closed.