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First hearing of Georgian foreign agent bill fails to go to vote

Protests against the bill continued for the second night outside parliament, with riot police making arrests and deploying pepper spray.

First hearing of Georgian foreign agent bill fails to go to vote

Protests against the bill continued for the second night outside parliament, with riot police making arrests and deploying pepper spray.

Live updates | Georgia’s foreign agent bill goes to plenary session 

Hearings of the controversial draft law are expected to resume at midday, after tens of thousands protested the law on Monday.

Live updates | Georgia’s foreign agent bill goes to plenary session 

Hearings of the controversial draft law are expected to resume at midday, after tens of thousands protested the law on Monday.

Live updates | Georgian foreign agent bill goes to first committee hearings

Lawmakers from the ruling Georgian Dream Party are continuing to go ahead with the draft foreign agent law despite domestic and international protestation.

Live updates | Georgian foreign agent bill goes to first committee hearings

Lawmakers from the ruling Georgian Dream Party are continuing to go ahead with the draft foreign agent law despite domestic and international protestation.

US State Department says to ‘stay tuned’ for possible Georgia sanctions

Miller was asked if the US would repeat a threat made last year to sanctioned MPs who voted for the foreign agent bill.

US State Department says to ‘stay tuned’ for possible Georgia sanctions

Miller was asked if the US would repeat a threat made last year to sanctioned MPs who voted for the foreign agent bill.

Georgian civil servants ‘pressured’ to promote foreign agent bill

Georgian Dream has faced backlash for reintroducing the controversial legislation.

Georgian civil servants ‘pressured’ to promote foreign agent bill

Georgian Dream has faced backlash for reintroducing the controversial legislation.

Georgian foreign agent bill passes first stage in parliament

Parliament’s Bureau gave the legislation the go-ahead to proceed amidst noisy protests outside the building.

Georgian foreign agent bill passes first stage in parliament

Parliament’s Bureau gave the legislation the go-ahead to proceed amidst noisy protests outside the building.

Podcast | The ‘Russian Law’ returns to Georgia

OC Media talk about the foreign agents law, its potential impacts, and reactions to its reintroduction.

Podcast | The ‘Russian Law’ returns to Georgia

OC Media talk about the foreign agents law, its potential impacts, and reactions to its reintroduction.

Armenian civil society groups issue statement of solidarity with Georgian colleagues

The statement came following the Georgian government’s revival of the draft foreign agent law. 

Armenian civil society groups issue statement of solidarity with Georgian colleagues

The statement came following the Georgian government’s revival of the draft foreign agent law. 

Why is Georgian Dream reviving the foreign agent law?

Georgia’s ruling party has promised to pass a controversial ‘foreign agents’ law just six months before parliamentary elections, but the reasons for the move are unclear.

Why is Georgian Dream reviving the foreign agent law?

By Shota Kincha

Georgia’s ruling party has promised to pass a controversial ‘foreign agents’ law just six months before parliamentary elections, but the reasons for the move are unclear.

Georgia’s foreign agents bill faces international condemnation

A year ago, the parliament dropped a draft law with the same content amid mass protests in the country.

Georgia’s foreign agents bill faces international condemnation

A year ago, the parliament dropped a draft law with the same content amid mass protests in the country.