Mariam is a veteran journalist with over 10 years experience under her belt. She is passionate about gender equality and workers’ rights. Despite now being shackled behind a desk for most of the time, she can never sit still when something is happening and always goes to report from the ground. Mari lives with her cat Willie, who she is training to be a dog.
Having worked as a journalist for 14 years, I have seen and documented my country’s descent first-hand.
The first person to face charges over the foreign agent protests has been jailed, shortly before the limit for being held in pretrial detention elapsed.
Beka Grigoriadis has protested daily against the prosecution of his son Lazare, who is on trial for his role in the foreign agent law protests.
Far-right protesters stormed a queer pride event in Georgia’s capital hours before it was due to begin.
Since some of the striking Chiatura miners travelled to the capital, far-right figures have been seen attempting to ingratiate themselves in the protests.