Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 19 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
The Strasbourg Court of Human Rights has received the "Georgia Against Russia" case.
Georgia accuses Russia of violating eight articles of the European Convention on Human Rights in August 2008, Deputy Justice Minister Tina Burjaliani said at the briefing today.
"By this lawsuit Georgia calls for to recognize Russia as responsible for violations .... in August 2008.
This is the first legal step associated with the case of war. Proceeding from this, it is very important.
The hearing will continue and we will have the opportunity to present evidence.
We hope that we will also have the opportunity to present witnesses to the court directly for them to give evidence," Burjaliani said.
In particular, Georgia calls for to recognize Russia as guilty in violation of the following rules: the right to life, inhuman treatment, rights to inviolability and freedom, the right to personal and family life, the right to an effective legal assistance, the right to property, right to education and freedom of movement.
It is unknown when the lawsuit is considered.