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Robin Fabbro

Before joining OC Media as an editor at its founding in 2017, Robin worked in Georgia’s NGO sector. He is passionate about human rights and social justice and is a big believer in giving voice to marginalised people and tackling tough subjects head-on. Robin enjoys hiking, KFC, and the Oxford comma.

President Zourabichvili outlines plan for temporary government following elections

A number of opposition parties and figures vowed to sign up to the president’s initiative on Sunday evening.

Georgian foreign agent law protester Lazare Grigoriadis sentenced to nine years

Grigoriadis was convicted of attacking a police officer and arson during the March 2023 protests against Georgia’s draft foraging agent law.

Georgian president accuses government of ‘sabotaging’ EU bid in scathing public address

Georgian Dream announced they would reintroduce their aborted foreign agent law earlier on Wednesday.

Nagorno-Karabakh surrenders to Azerbaijan

The government of Nagorno-Karabakh has accepted Azerbaijan’s terms and agreed to dissolve their armed forces and integrate into Azerbaijan.

Tbilisi Pride Festival cancelled after police fail to confront extremists

Tbilisi Pride accused the government of being complicit in the attack on the festival.

EU condemns ‘totally unacceptable’ threat from Azerbaijani ambassador 

Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the EU tweeted an image of an Azerbaijani-produced sniper rifle warning MEPs to ‘keep clear of Azerbaijani state border’.

Queer ‘propaganda’ bill to be submitted to Georgian parliament

Details of the legislation have yet to be made public; but the move echoes a Russian queer propaganda law passed in 2013.

Azerbaijani ‘eco-protest’ ends after checkpoint installed on Lachin Corridor

The eco-activists reportedly said they were ‘very happy with the establishment of a border control mechanism’.

Georgian foreign agent bill passes first reading as police use tear gas on protests

The bills have been widely condemned in Georgia and abroad as representing a threat to Georgia’s democracy.