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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

EWMI/PROLoG Supports Public Discussion on Judicial Authority vs. Freedom of Expression

07 November 2017 Giorgi Beraia questioning the need for additional legislative restrictions on criticism against judges

On October 25, in the framework of its USAID-funded EWMI/PROLoG grant, National Institute for Human Rights at Free University Tbilisi organized a public discussion on the topic of “Judicial Authority vs. Freedom of Expression”. Speakers of the discussion were Eva Gotsiridze, former member of the High Council of Justice and Giorgi Beraia, Head of Rule of Law Direction at Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).  During the discussion Eva Gotsiridze talked about the need to protect judicial authority by creating additional legislative safeguards, while Giorgi Beraia highlighted the risks it poses on restricting freedom of expression. Speakers presented their arguments, talked about international experience and discussed existing challenges in Georgia regarding this issue. 

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