Georgia

Citing excessive detention in Georgia, UN experts urge reform

A group of independent United Nations human rights experts has urged Georgian authorities to tackle problems in the country’s judiciary, warning of harsh sentences, a lack of bail and what they called an excessive use of detention.

Georgia: UN calls for probe into use of force against anti-Government protesters

The United Nations human rights office today voiced concern about the disproportionate use of force against anti-Government protesters in Tbilisi, Georgia, last week and called for a probe into the actions of the police.