28 November 2023,   15:09
It is difficult to find precedents when the President is accused of abusing his authority - Sulkhan Saladze

"It is very difficult to find such precedents in practice when the president is accused of abuse of authority ," said Sulkhan Saladze, chairperson of the Georgian Young Lawyers" Association regading the verdict of the Court sentencing Mikheil Saakashvili for three years in the pardon case.
According to lawyers, Judge Giorgi Arevadze"s decision is an unprecedented decision in the history of Georgia and international law.

"The use of the right of pardon in different countries by the Presidents has often become a subject of criticism among them, but criminal responsibility tha took place here is a rare event," Saladze said.