He stated this today, November 4, at a meeting of the Committee for the Protection of Human Rights and Civil Integration, answering a question from a member of the “National Movement” David Khadzhishvili.
“Given that the public does not have the degree of trust in the justice system that is necessary to feel [наличия] objectivity in the cases set forth in the rulings issued by the court, the answer, of course, is unequivocal – yes, they are political prisoners.
With regard to Nika Gvaramia, it is worth noting that since 2017, no preventive measures have been applied for crimes of this nature, in which Gvaramia is accused,” Tsobekhia said.
It should be reminded that hearings of candidates for Public Defenders have been held in the Parliament of Georgia since October 25, they will end today.
The current Public Defender’s term of office ends on December 8, 2022.