IHF FOCUS: good governance (corruption); freedom of expression, free media and information; independence of the judiciary and the rule of law; torture, ill-treatment and police misconduct; conditions in prisons and detention facilities; freedom of religion and religious tolerance; national and ethnic minorities; refugees; situation in the autonomous regions.
In 2005 the euphoria that characterized the first period after the so-called Rose Revolution in late 2003 largely subsided, and there was growing popular discontent with the government led by the west-oriented and …
H.E. Eduard Shevardnadze
President of the Republic Georgia
380018 g. Tbilisi
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Report by the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF), jointly with the Caucasian Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Studies (CAUCASIA)
Vienna, 23 December 2002. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) is deeply concerned about violations of the rights of ethnic Chechens in Georgia and by the justification of these violations as being necessary for anti-terrorist operations.
More follow-up needed if process is to retain integrity
Vienna, 25 May 2001. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) today published its report . The 428-page report covers main human rights concerns in the member states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in the calendar year 2000.