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16/01/2018

President vetoes controversial bill on Georgian Public Broadcaster

President Margvelashvili vetoed the bill which would have allowed more advertising to be aired on the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB).

President vetoes controversial bill on Georgian Public Broadcaster

President Margvelashvili vetoed the bill which would have allowed more advertising to be aired on the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB).

15/01/2018

Azerbaijan under fire over sentencing of abducted journalist Mukhtarli

The EU, US, and OSCE urged Azerbaijan free to Mukhtarli while Georgia faced criticism for the prolonged investigation into his abduction in Tbilisi.

Azerbaijan under fire over sentencing of abducted journalist Mukhtarli

The EU, US, and OSCE urged Azerbaijan free to Mukhtarli while Georgia faced criticism for the prolonged investigation into his abduction in Tbilisi.

Campaign for disappeared Chechen singer Zelim Bakayev draws thousands of supporters

International queer rights group All Out and the Russian LGBT Network launched the #JusticeForZelim campaign five months after his disappearance.

Campaign for disappeared Chechen singer Zelim Bakayev draws thousands of supporters

International queer rights group All Out and the Russian LGBT Network launched the #JusticeForZelim campaign five months after his disappearance.

13/01/2018

12/01/2018

Protests in Tbilisi after development above historic sulphur baths restart

Urban policy activists vow to fight plans to construct two large multifunctional complexes in Tbilisi’s old neighbourhood.

Protests in Tbilisi after development above historic sulphur baths restart

Urban policy activists vow to fight plans to construct two large multifunctional complexes in Tbilisi’s old neighbourhood.

Azerbaijan sentences abducted journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to 6 years

Mukhtarli, who was abducted in Georgia last May, was convicted of smuggling €10,000 ($11,200) in cash, border trespass, and disobeying border guards.

Azerbaijan sentences abducted journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to 6 years

Mukhtarli, who was abducted in Georgia last May, was convicted of smuggling €10,000 ($11,200) in cash, border trespass, and disobeying border guards.

Labour ministry to ‘inspect for rights violations’ in Georgia

The Inspection Department is still unable to check workplaces without consent from employers, and their recommendations are not legally binding.

Labour ministry to ‘inspect for rights violations’ in Georgia

The Inspection Department is still unable to check workplaces without consent from employers, and their recommendations are not legally binding.