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Georgian opposition activist sentenced to 9 months for insulting judge

Zviad Kuprava made the comments about the judge, who was not present, in the court canteen.

Georgian opposition activist sentenced to 9 months for insulting judge

Zviad Kuprava made the comments about the judge, who was not present, in the court canteen.

South Ossetian journalist accused of ‘slander and forgery’ acquitted by local court

The court has found Tamara Mearakishvili not guilty of charges of slander and falsely obtaining citizenship.

South Ossetian journalist accused of ‘slander and forgery’ acquitted by local court

The court has found Tamara Mearakishvili not guilty of charges of slander and falsely obtaining citizenship.

Silence in the courtroom: how one of Chechnya’s last human rights defenders was convicted on drug charges

Oyub Titiyev is the latest victim of Russia’s campaign against civil society in the North Caucasus.

Silence in the courtroom: how one of Chechnya’s last human rights defenders was convicted on drug charges

By Yekaterina Neroznikova

Oyub Titiyev is the latest victim of Russia’s campaign against civil society in the North Caucasus.

Court in Ingushetia considers ‘falsified’ vote on Chechnya land deal

Six MPs from the Ingush parliament are appealing in court that the vote in parliament approving the deal was fraudulent.

Court in Ingushetia considers ‘falsified’ vote on Chechnya land deal

Six MPs from the Ingush parliament are appealing in court that the vote in parliament approving the deal was fraudulent.

Fired Justice Ministry official on hunger strike in Georgia

The courts ruled in 2017 that Tamaz Akhobadze was unfairly dismissed and must be given back his job.

Fired Justice Ministry official on hunger strike in Georgia

The courts ruled in 2017 that Tamaz Akhobadze was unfairly dismissed and must be given back his job.

Controversial supreme court nominees withdraw candidacy in Georgia

After widespread backlash over the nominations including from within the ruling party, Georgian Dream has promised to clear up nomination procedures.

Controversial supreme court nominees withdraw candidacy in Georgia

After widespread backlash over the nominations including from within the ruling party, Georgian Dream has promised to clear up nomination procedures.

Georgian politician fined $0.37 for homophobic slur

Queer rights activists say they fear such low fine will encourage homophobia.

Georgian politician fined $0.37 for homophobic slur

Queer rights activists say they fear such low fine will encourage homophobia.

Former mayor of Makhachkala sentenced to 4 years in prison

Musa Musayev pled guilty on corruption charges after cooperating with investigators in the case.

Former mayor of Makhachkala sentenced to 4 years in prison

Musa Musayev pled guilty on corruption charges after cooperating with investigators in the case.

Fourteen men convicted in ‘secret terror trial’ in Chechnya

Relatives said they were promised the men would receive lighter sentences if they did not contact rights groups or the media.

Fourteen men convicted in ‘secret terror trial’ in Chechnya

Relatives said they were promised the men would receive lighter sentences if they did not contact rights groups or the media.

President under fire for refusing to nominate new Georgian Supreme Court head

Critics warned the move could allow a ‘dominant group of judges’ on the High Council of Justice strengthen their grip over the judiciary.

President under fire for refusing to nominate new Georgian Supreme Court head

Critics warned the move could allow a ‘dominant group of judges’ on the High Council of Justice strengthen their grip over the judiciary.

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