Appeals Court did not satisfy Ivanishvili`s appeal
The Appeals Court has left the ruling of the Tbilisi City Court in force and did not satisfy the complaint of the Georgian Dream Coalition leader, Bidzina Ivanishvili, who was demanding double citizenship of Georgia. Ivanishvili is the citizen of France currently and is seeking for double citizenship to run in Georgian elections.
The Tbilisi City Court ruled on the case on December 27,2011.
The opposition leader can appeal the Appeals Court ruling at the Supreme Court of Georgia in 21 days.
Nine persons have been arrested within the investigation launched after finding the scandalous videos of human torture and sexual abuse. The videos were along weapons and drugs in a secret store in Samegrelo last week.
Transparency International Georgia NGO has released a special statement regarding the decision of the Georgian judiciary to free the author of the prisoners` torture videos Vladimer Bedukadze from criminal responsibility completely.
Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili is meeting with foreign diplomats in order to introduce the details of the video archive, which includes the footage of the human torture and sexual abuse.
Brother of Mikael Kadiyev, Ramzan Kadiyev says his brother was offered a deal in custody. In the interview with a Georgian newspaper Kvela Siakhle, Ramzan Kadiyev spoke about the details of the offer. Mikael Kadiyev was arrested for preparing a terror attack in Georgia and afterwards was charged with illegal keeping of arms.