2009-12-24Georgia – Failed State
US-based organization – Fund for Peace presented fifth annual report. It is Failed States Index (FSI) for 2009 where Georgia occupied the 33rd place in the most alarming category among Somalia, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Congo, Afghanistan, Iran and other states. More precisely, there are 38 states in the alarm category:
2009-09-01Georgian Opposition Journalist Released from Prison after Serving Full Four-Year Term for Alleged “Extortion”
Concerns Remain that Jailing was Part of Clampdown on Critical Media
Georgian authorities on Wednesday released journalist Shalva Ramishvili from prison, after he served a full four-year term for alleged blackmail.
2009-05-29Freedom of Media in Georgia
Some people established a corridor of shame for the journalists of Public Broadcasting in April 2009. By this method they expressed their protest against the news-reporting policy of Public Broadcasting. In reply PB stated that it would not report news items about the rallies of opposition parties.
Parliament Confirms Two Supreme Court Judge Candidates Merabishvili Sentenced in Girgvliani Case-Related Trial Court in Greece Rejects Extradition of Ex-Senior Interior Ministry Official Public Defender studied problems of Zestaponi residents Beaten convict was placed in hospital 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