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Baku court throws out case contesting President's blocking of accounts on social media

The Sabail District Court in Baku refused to consider a lawsuit filed by activist Bakhtiyar Hajiyev.

Baku court throws out case contesting President's blocking of accounts on social media

The Sabail District Court in Baku refused to consider a lawsuit filed by activist Bakhtiyar Hajiyev.

Analysis | As COVID-19 sends political campaigning to Facebook, will polarisation increase?

With Georgia in an election year and traditional face-to-face campaigning out of the question, the importance of Facebook is only likely to grow.

Analysis | As COVID-19 sends political campaigning to Facebook, will polarisation increase?

By CRRC

With Georgia in an election year and traditional face-to-face campaigning out of the question, the importance of Facebook is only likely to grow.

Facebook takes down hundreds of fake news pages ‘connected to Georgian government’

Hundreds of pages, accounts, and groups were taken offline for engaging in ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’ on behalf of the Georgian Government.

Facebook takes down hundreds of fake news pages ‘connected to Georgian government’

Hundreds of pages, accounts, and groups were taken offline for engaging in ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’ on behalf of the Georgian Government.

Georgia Prosecutor’s Office accused of working with Facebook smear page

The ‘compromising’ photo of Eduard Marikashvili was taken and uploaded to Facebook during a parliamentary hearing

Georgia Prosecutor’s Office accused of working with Facebook smear page

The ‘compromising’ photo of Eduard Marikashvili was taken and uploaded to Facebook during a parliamentary hearing

Facebook trolls and fake news pages: the new ‘enemies’ of Georgian democracy

The ruling party in Georgia is suspected of using an army of trolls that try to set the agenda and moods of public debate.

Facebook trolls and fake news pages: the new ‘enemies’ of Georgian democracy

By Shota Kincha

The ruling party in Georgia is suspected of using an army of trolls that try to set the agenda and moods of public debate.

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.

Protest leaders detained in Georgia

Opposition MP Nika Melia and protest leader Zviad Kuprava were among those detained.

Protest leaders detained in Georgia

Opposition MP Nika Melia and protest leader Zviad Kuprava were among those detained.

Georgian PM ‘used Facebook bots’ in defence of Justice Minister

On Wednesday, demonstrators left dozens of boots outside the government Chancellery to protest the government’s use of ‘shameful propaganda tools’.

Georgian PM ‘used Facebook bots’ in defence of Justice Minister

On Wednesday, demonstrators left dozens of boots outside the government Chancellery to protest the government’s use of ‘shameful propaganda tools’.