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Voting process for the 2018 presidential elections is underway in penitentiary establishments
Voting process for the 2018 presidential elections is underway in penitentiary establishments
Voting process for the 2018 presidential elections is underway in penitentiary establishments. Electoral precincts were opened in nine penitentiary establishments at 08:00 a.m.
According to the legislation of Georgia, accused and convicted persons in the less serious offenses have the right to vote in presidential elections.
28.10.2018
Doctor of Vano Merabishvili – the health condition of the convict is absolutely stable, there is no reason for concern
Doctor of Vano Merabishvili – the health condition of the convict is absolutely stable, there is no reason for concern

According to the doctor of former Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Vano Merabishvili, the health condition of convict is stable and there is no reason for concern.

03.10.2018
The lawyers of Ivane Merabishvili has been received new documentations about improved health condition of the convict
The lawyers of Ivane Merabishvili has been received new documentations about improved health condition of the convict
On 3 October, 2018, the Special Penitentiary Service informed the lawyers of Ivane Merabishvili about medical studies carried out on September 20, 2018 and sent complete copies of the results (materials from 25 sheets and 3 CD). It should be noted that special penitentiary service has offered to lawyers of convict Ivane Merabishvili to take these documents, but they have not yet taken these documents.
03.10.2018
In order to dispel the suspicion of the lawyers, Vano Merabishvili has been transferred to “Mediclab” for further analysis of blood, regardless of the disease regression
In order to dispel the suspicion of the lawyers, Vano Merabishvili has been transferred to “Mediclab” for further analysis of blood, regardless of the disease regression
On September 26, 2018, the treatment at the “Aversi” hospital showed, that the Horner syndrome is regressed and as the convict confirms to doctors, during last 2 weeks his condition has been significantly improved.
02.10.2018
Zviad Mikhanashvili: I am glad that Georgia was presented on the 73rd session of UN General Assembly
Zviad Mikhanashvili: I am glad that Georgia was presented on the 73rd session of UN General Assembly
Deputy Minister of Justice, General Director of the Special Penitentiary Service, Zviad Mikhanashvili has been responding to the initiative in the framework of „Good Human Rights Stories” (GHRS) of the EU Special Representative for Human Rights in Georgia.
28.09.2018
Statement of the Special Penitentiary Service on health condition of Ivane Merabishvili.
Statement of the Special Penitentiary Service on health condition of Ivane Merabishvili.
The special penitentiary service strictly disagrees with the statement of the convict Ivane Merabishvili’s lawyer that the health condition of convict has worsen and he has signs of intoxication. The medical personnel of the penitentiary establishment appropriately treated the convict.
24.09.2018
Minister of Justice met with Delegation of the EU-Georgia Association Parliamentary Committee
Minister of Justice met with Delegation of the EU-Georgia Association Parliamentary Committee
The Minister of Justice Thea Tsulukiani and the Deputy Minister, director of the Special Penitentiary Service Zviad Mikhanashvili held a meeting with the delegation of the EU-Georgia Association of Parliamentary Committees, headed by Association Chairperson, Sajjad Karim.
19.09.2018
Statement of the Special Penitentiary Service on the treatment of Ivane Merabishvili
Statement of the Special Penitentiary Service on the treatment of Ivane Merabishvili
Due to the high public interest, the special penitentiary service published information about Ivane Merabishvili's health condition.
13.09.2018
Zviad Mixanashvili held a meeting with the delegation of CPT
Zviad Mixanashvili held a meeting with the delegation of CPT
The deputy minister of Justice and the general director of the Special Penitentiary Service Zviad Mixanashvili held a meeting with the delegation of European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and human or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) headed by Mikola Gnatovsky in Georgia.
10.09.2018
The Special Penitentiary Service of Ministry of Justice of Georgia announces vacancies
The Special Penitentiary Service of Ministry of Justice of Georgia announces vacancies

The Coordination Council of the Special Penitentiary Service – A State Subagency under the Ministry of Justice of Georgia announces vacancies for the following positions (pro bono):

30.07.2018