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Georgian opposition activist sentenced to 9 months for insulting judge

Zviad Kuprava made the comments about the judge, who was not present, in the court canteen.

Georgian opposition activist sentenced to 9 months for insulting judge

Zviad Kuprava made the comments about the judge, who was not present, in the court canteen.

Georgia’s Rustavi 2 TV transferred to previous owner after ECHR ruling

The ECHR ruled that the channel’s owners’ right to a fair trial was not violated when Georgia’s courts ordered that ownership be transferred.

Georgia’s Rustavi 2 TV transferred to previous owner after ECHR ruling

The ECHR ruled that the channel’s owners’ right to a fair trial was not violated when Georgia’s courts ordered that ownership be transferred.

Russia blocks Ingush news site Fortanga

Fortanga, set up in the wake of mass unrest in the republic over a land deal with Chechnya, has been highly critical of the Ingush authorities.

Russia blocks Ingush news site Fortanga

Fortanga, set up in the wake of mass unrest in the republic over a land deal with Chechnya, has been highly critical of the Ingush authorities.

Editor and journalist from Daghestani newspaper Chernovik detained on terror charges

Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev is the editor of the religion section of Chernovik.

Editor and journalist from Daghestani newspaper Chernovik detained on terror charges

Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev is the editor of the religion section of Chernovik.

New anti–hate speech bill for Georgian TV stations slammed by rights groups

the Coalition for Media Advocacy said the bill would give the state leverage to influence the media.

New anti–hate speech bill for Georgian TV stations slammed by rights groups

the Coalition for Media Advocacy said the bill would give the state leverage to influence the media.

Editorial | I/We are Golunov, and Geriyev, and Kochesoko…

The arrest of Meduza journalist Ivan Golunov mirrors the treatment of government critics in the North Caucasus.

Editorial | I/We are Golunov, and Geriyev, and Kochesoko…

By OC Media

The arrest of Meduza journalist Ivan Golunov mirrors the treatment of government critics in the North Caucasus.

Azerbaijani journalist sued for ‘filming election fraud’

The director of a Baku school filed a lawsuit against journalist Sevinj Vagifgizi for filming her during last year’s presidential election.

Azerbaijani journalist sued for ‘filming election fraud’

The director of a Baku school filed a lawsuit against journalist Sevinj Vagifgizi for filming her during last year’s presidential election.

Rustavi 2 shareholder sues Gvaramia and other shareholders

Director Nika Gvaramia accused the government of being behind the lawsuit to attack the channel’s editorial independence.

Rustavi 2 shareholder sues Gvaramia and other shareholders

Director Nika Gvaramia accused the government of being behind the lawsuit to attack the channel’s editorial independence.

Calls to impeach Adjara TV head raise concerns about media freedom in Georgia

Two of the five members of Adjara TV’s Board of Advisors requested that director Natia Kapanadze be removed.

Calls to impeach Adjara TV head raise concerns about media freedom in Georgia

Two of the five members of Adjara TV’s Board of Advisors requested that director Natia Kapanadze be removed.

Azerbaijan debates creating its own social media network

Politicians from the ruling party have been highly critical of social networks in recent weeks, suggesting proposals to restrict access.

Azerbaijan debates creating its own social media network

Politicians from the ruling party have been highly critical of social networks in recent weeks, suggesting proposals to restrict access.

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