Georgia's Public Defender sums up 2019  

Georgia's Public Defender sums up 2019  

Georgia’s Public Defender Nino Lomjaria summed up the year of 2019 with respect to the situation of human rights in Georgia.

She named staffing of Supreme Court with life-term judges as one of the main problems and claimed that the Supreme Council of Justice failed to persuade the observers in the competence of the selected judicial candidates.

The Ombudsman’s report mentions the right to freedom of expression and manifestation. According to Lomjaria, the facts of the excess of force especially during the June 20-21 developments were frequent, reported.