Georgia

South Ossetia: Ban calls on all parties to refrain from any steps that could be seen as 'provocative'

Concerned by the recent events at the line of control of South Ossetia, in Georgia, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his concerns regarding activities that may negatively impact the freedom of movement and livelihood of the local population

Despite progress, Georgia needs to do more, says UN expert dealing with torture

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture today praised the Government of Georgia for its positive advances in the treatment of prisoners since the October 2012 parliamentary election but cautioned that “there is still room for improvement and a need for anchoring.”