2010-02-03Why Are Journalists Insulted?
During last month, two facts of oppression on regional journalists occurred. Editor of newspaper “Kartlis Khma” Saba Tsitsakishvili was pushed down the stairs in Shida Kartli district administration; Madona Batiashvili correspondent for the radio “Hereti” was insulted in Kakheti. Other regional media representatives have also subjected to such oppression. Many presentations were dedicated to this problem. HR defenders often appeal to international organizations for help, but they are still intimidated by local governmental officials.
2010-02-01Xenophobic and Discriminative Statements Are Frequently Encountered in Printed Media
Media Development Foundation published monitoring results of the survey which aimed to estimate how issues of ethnic and religious minorities are covered in Georgian media. Based on the survey, the foundation concluded that in comparison with the broadcasting media, xenophobic and discriminative statements are more frequently encountered in printed media where people express personal negative opinions, assessments and attitudes.
Kutaisi Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association branch has new chairman Eight Inmates on Huger-Strike in Prison # 2 Life-sentenced prisoner applied to Human Rights Center The Parliament of Georgia did not vote for the formation of the investigation commission into Sakdrisi Mine Case Parliament intends to form commission to study the case of Sakhdrisi gold mine Archive
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, IArchive
“Miscarriages of justice“– we use this term to characterize the problems existing in the system of Georgian judiciary during ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s governance.Archive