October 03, 2012 21:40
Publication of prison staff's personal details a crime - Georgian prison ministry
TBILISI. Oct 3 (Interfax) - The Georgian Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance said the publication of personal details of the personnel serving at Tbilisi Prison No. 8 in the Asaval-Dasavali newspaper in an article titled, "You Must Know the Butcher," is a crime punishable by law.
"Point 2 of Article 41 of the Georgian Constitution says that official information connected with a citizen's health, financial status and other private issues, must not be made accessible to anyone without this person's consent," the ministry said.
According to the Georgian Criminal Code "the illegal acquisition of private secrets and their dissemination is punishable by law."
The Asaval-Dasavali newspaper published on Wednesday the full names, telephone numbers and addresses of the personnel working at Prison No. 8, where instances of torture and violence against inmates were reported. The revelation shocked the world.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
February 19, 2017
Russia records 8 truce breaches, Turkey 13 in Syria in past 24 hrs
'Coal blockade' protesters threaten to block rail traffic between Ukraine, Russia
Orthodox Church warns Russians against militaristic rhetoric
Russian Church accuses opponents of St. Isaac's Cathedral handover of attempting to "rock the boat"
Rally in support of Rustavi 2 TV channel in Tbilisi ends without incident
Over 3 bln rubles to be invested in overhaul of Tor missile system's maker by 2019
DPR claims to have repelled Ukrainian military attack
"Non-social-parasites" march in Gomel passes without incident
Russian recognition of DPR/LPR documents incompatible with Minsk process - U.S. Embassy to Ukraine
Russia's decision to recognize LPR/DPR documents humanitarian, has clear deadline - Kosachyov
Merkel awarded Kyrgyz order at Munich meeting with Atambayev
Kara-Murza Jr. discharged from clinic, left country for rehabilitation - lawyer
Uzbekistan optimistic about prospects of cooperating with Britain - foreign minister