Judges that served the violent regime of Saakashvili should not be in the Supreme Court, says Eka Beselia
14 January, 2019
Judges that served the violent regime of Saakashvili should not be in the Supreme Court, says Eka Beselia
Eka Beselia, a member of the parliamentary majority, held a press conference in the Parliament today. She made a statement about candidates for the Supreme Court judges.

"I want to start with the issue of judges of the Supreme Court. I think that the goal is achieved at this stage. The primary task was that the list submitted by the High Council of Justice not to be discussed at the Legal Committee last week,
the list not to be submitted at the session, the process to be suspended and a decision to be made on amending the law so that to define how the judges should be selected.

This goal has been achieved as a result of the decision made by me and I think it was worth doing. It was a very important goal for me, my friends and for all the people for whom judicial independence is important," Eka Beselia said.

According to the MP, the independence of the judiciary is the main goal of all voters, because every person wants fair justice.

"This process is healthy and good and I welcome that this become a part of commons vision”, Beselia said.

Now it is important that the second stage be successful, "Now the second stage is important. The process is not over. In this process, the main thing for me and my colleagues is to leave fair and independent justice to this country and to elaborate amendments that will ensure that the judges that served the violent regime of Saakashvili are not among lifetime judges of the Supreme Court”, she says.

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