Georgia: Appeal Case: Alleged ill-treatment of Vakhtang Guchua and Zaali Akobia: waiting two years for justice and reparation

Georgia: Appeal Case: Alleged ill-treatment of Vakhtang Guchua and Zaali Akobia: waiting two years for justice and reparation

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Index Number: EUR 56/001/2007
Date Published: 15 March 2007
Categories: Georgia

Vakhtang Guchua and Zaali Akobia alleged that at least a dozen special police officers, most of whom were masked, had ill-treated them in April 2005 during and following detention at their homes. Both men were released on 16 July 2005 and all charges against them were dropped. Up until now, the authorities of Georgia have failed to complete investigations into these allegations and ensure reparation for the victims.


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