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October2014

Joint statement of NGOs concerning violation of Muslims’ rights in village Mokhe

Non-governmental organizations express deep concern about the recent cases of the violation of the rights of Adjarian Muslims and about the repressive and ineffective governmental policy. We call on the government to cease the religious oppression of the Muslim community that has recently become a regular occurrence.

22
October2014

Georgian Democracy Initiative sends its observations and recommendations regarding the changes to be made to the Criminal Code to the Ministry of Justice

On June 30, 2014, the draft Law on Changes and Amendments to the Criminal Code of Georgia was published on the official website of the Legislative Herald of Georgia. The aforementioned document is generally directed at the liberalization of the criminal law policy and serves to achieve the goals set by the Georgian Government’s National Action Plan for the Protection of Human Rights for the Years 2014-2015.  

21
October2014

A joint statement of Georgian Democracy Initiative and the Media Development Foundation

We would like to respond to the events that developed on October 19, 2014, near the house of the Prime Minister of Georgia at the time of the peaceful protest during which seven participants of the protest, including a journalist of Tabula , were detained.

20
October2014

A joint statement of Georgian Democracy Initiative and the Media Development Foundation about a violation of privacy of personal correspondence of the Director General of the Rustavi 2 TV station

We would like to respond to the statement made on October 17, 2014, by the Director General of the Rustavi 2 TV station, Nika Gvaramia, on his Facebook page in which he talks about a violation of privacy of his personal correspondence. 

02
October2014

A joint statement of Georgian Democracy Initiative, Media Development Fund, and Tolerance and Diversity Institute

On September 30, 2014, youth association Free Generation carried out an attack on the office of NGO Free Zone as a result of which individual members of the organization sustained physical injuries and the office infrastructure was damaged.

24
September2014

Human Rights Newsletter, August 2014

Georgian Democracy Initiative has released the Newsletter for August 2014 which deals with important events and issues of the aforementioned period in terms of protection of human rights.

16
September2014

Statement of the "No to Phobia!" Civil Platform NGOs on a report by the P.S. of Rustavi 2

We would like to respond to the report aired on September 14 by the program P.S. of Rustavi 2 TV about the vandal act occurred in Kobuleti on September 10, when a group of locals slaughtered a pig at the entrance of the Muslim boarding school and nailed the pig's head to the school's door.

21
August2014

Human Rights Newsletter, July 2014

Georgian Democracy Initiative has released the Newsletter for July 2014 that deals with important developments of the aforementioned period and issues of protection of human rights.