Published: 1 Jun 2013 | By Lia Mukhashavria

Legal and practical aspects of investigating torture in Georgia


As a result of Parliamentary Elections held on October 1 2012, the political coalition ‘Georgian Dream’ came to power and the United National Movement, the former ruling party which had dominated parliament since the so-called Rose Revolution in 2003, emerged as the opposition. This represented the first time in modern post Soviet history of Georgia when a transfer of power has taken place by means of elections.

For the full article on how this transfer of power has affected the investigation of torture in Georgia, please follow the link below.