2012-2013 school year began at every public school in Georgia today. The studies have begun in the universities too. Every first-year pupil will be presented with the net books within the presidential program. The net books include the games for the beginner pupils, which correspond with the teaching programs. Over 140 thousand pupils from the families of various categories will be presented with text-books. Text-books will be sold in 400 schools of Georgia, the list of which is published on the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The maximum price of each book is 10 GEL. There is one more novelty in schools - the teachers will have electronic registration books.
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.