Eleven NGOs send address to Ivanishvili about Darakhvelidze
Representatives of eleven non-governmental organizations have sent a special address to the leader of the Georgian Dream Coalition, Bidzina Ivanishvili after holding meeting with the candidate for the minister of IDPs and resettlement, Davit Darakhvelidze. The candidate was slammed for his racist and xenophobic statements during his pre-election campaign, which turned out a reason of alarm for non-governmental organizations, who in their turn had addressed Ivanishvili to think more about his appointment as the minister. NGOs met with Darakhvelidze yesterday and prepared a special address to the future prime minister, hoping that `political figures will treat their public statements with more attention and provide the defense of equality norms`. Darakhvelidze has said he made inaccurate mistakes and it was misinterpreted by media afterwards.
Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia, Sozar Subari told Alia newspaper that the video tapes discovered in the secret storage in Samegrelo two days ago, include the footage of sexual abuse of prisoners and not only prisoners.
Russia will begin negotiations with Georgia about resuming air communication with Georgia. Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Aleksandr Lukashevich said that negotiations on resuming direct flights between the two countries would begin in near future.
Public Defender of Georgia says the Ministry of Internal Affairs has violated the presumption of innocence when they announced after the detention of Mikail Kadiyev that he was organizing a terror attack in Georgia. Finally, Kadiyev was charged with illegal carrying and keeping of arms.
United National Movement is concerned about the fall of the index of economic growth in the country. Giorgi Vashadze of the parliamentary minority says the official data released the State Department of Statistics shows that both import and export were reduced during the past month.