The Parliament has approved 14 of total 19 candidates for lifelong judges of the Supreme Court amid protests of the opposition and civic groups.
Prosecutor General Shalva Tadumadze, his deputy Mamuka Vasadze and Secretary of Georgia’s High Council of Justice Giorgi Mikautadze are among those approved.
The new judges of the Georgian Supreme Court are as follows:
The rejected candidates are:
One candidate, current head of the Georgian Constitutional Court Zaza Tavadze, withdrew his candidacy shortly before the voting.