Archive - 10/12/2009


Thu, 10/12/2009 - 17:55

South Ossetia allows a family visit to the detained Georgian citizens

South Ossetia provides the possibility for the relatives of the underage Georgian convicts to visit them in the detention facility in Tskhinval. The HR Commissioner of South Ossetia David Sanakoev addressed the Head of Mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross in South Ossetia with a request to help with informing the relatives and facilitate their visit to the minor convicts in South Ossetia. "Since the fate of these persons (Levan Khmiadashvili and Victor Buchukuri) causes great interest among the Georgian authorities, the RSO HR Commissioner is inviting the parents of the convicts to visit them at the detention facility from 9th to 12th December 2009,", read the letter addressed by Sanakoev to the ICRC.

Thu, 10/12/2009 - 11:02

Merab Chigoev: The Georgian side screams about detention of Georgian citizens while there is an interest among the international media to cover it

The efforts on releasing the Ossetian hostages, abducted or illegally detained by Georgian law enforcement bodies and currently kept on the territory of Georgia, continue since 2008, told the Deputy Special Representative for Post-Conflict Settlement Merab Chigoev at the Parliament session. According to him, the work is extremely difficult.
"The Georgian side screams about the detention of Georgian citizens while there is an interest among international media to cover this issue.