Amicus Curiae Brief relating to the "Wake the Oligarch Up" Activists

Amicus Curiae Brief relating to the "Wake the Oligarch Up" Activists

Tbilisi. The Public Defender of Georgia made a Amicus Curiae Brief relating to the "Wake the Oligarch Up" Activists.

‘The 5 September ruling of the Ozurgeti District Court, on the basis of which, nine participants of the ‘Wake the Oligarch Up’ demonstrations held in the vicinity of Ureki Residence LLC in July-August were found guilty of violating the noise limits, is worth mentioning in this regard. According to the Court, since the purpose of the rally participants was to make noise, their action did not fall under the scope of the Law on Assemblies and Demonstrations’, - is mentioned in the document, - ‘The Public Defender of Georgia considers that the decision represents a dangerous precedent of substantive restriction of freedom of expression’.

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Source: http://ombudsman.ge

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