A small group of anti-government protesters gathered outside the 8th Gldani penitentiary facility in Tbilisi earlier today in support of those arrested during 20 June’s protests. [Read more…]
Mako Gomuri, 20, a student and a supermarket cashier, is one of several people to lose an eye on 20 June during anti-Russia protests in Tbilisi. As the situation was escalating, she spent the entire day working, disconnected from the events unfolding outside. [Read more…]
FC Dinamo has been fined for allegedly racist behaviour by its fans during a recent Europa League game. [Read more…]
To the chagrin of critics, the ruling party has recently announced that their proposed package of electoral reforms include regulations on campaign finance rules and political ads in media.
Opposition to the construction of a recreational complex in Dighomi Forest Park escalated on 13–14, as activists and local residents staged an overnight protest. [Read more…]
Georgia’s ruling party has become embroiled in another scandal after an official made a misogynistic statement. Levan Oniani is accused by women’s rights advocates of making sexist comments against TV presenter Inga Grigolia. [Read more…]
Critics of judicial power in Georgia resist the lifetime appointments of ruling party–backed members of the ‘old clan’ of judges to the Supreme Court.
Vitali Safarov, a 25-year-old Jewish Georgian man, was stabbed to death in Tbilisi in September 2018. Two men were jailed for 15 years each on charges of group murder, however, the court ruled his killing was not ethnically motivated despite witness testimony that he was killed by neo-Nazis because he was Jewish.
Queer activists held an impromptu queer pride march in Tbilisi amidst threats from homophobic groups. That same day, ultra-conservative protesters faced off with anti-Putin protesters at the Georgian parliament after failing to thwart Tbilisi Pride.
The Georgian Prosecutor’s Office has announced they are investigating senior opposition figures for attempting to overthrow the government through violence. [Read more…]