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Prosecutor's office of Georgia states publicity and transparency of trial on photographers

Politics Materials 13 July 2011 20:46
In accordance with the procedural law on criminal cases, the publicity and transparency of the trial of arrested photographers will be ensured, said Prosecutor's Office of Georgia.
Prosecutor's office of Georgia states publicity and transparency of trial on photographers

Georgia, Tbilisi, July 13 /Trend, N.Kirtskhalia/

In accordance with the procedural law on criminal cases, the publicity and transparency of the trial of arrested photographers will be ensured, said Prosecutor's Office of Georgia.

"In particular, the trial of detained Irakli Gedenidze, Zurab Kurtsikidze, Giorgi Abdaladze and Natia Gedenidze in court will be open and public, and everyone will be able to attend," said in a statement by the Prosecutor General's Office of Georgia.

The trial; will start on Sept. 1.

The Counter Intelligence Department of the Georgian Interior Ministry has detained the following persons: Zurab Qurtsikidze, the representative of European Photo Agency, Irakli Gedenidze, photographer of the President's Administration, his spouse Natia Gedenidze, and Giorgi Abdaladze, photographer of the Georgian Foreign Ministry. They are accused of spying. Natia Gedenidze was released on bail.

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