2012-06-07Georgia: A Look at Democratization’s Dark Side
Freedom has a flip side. In Georgia, that translates into a prison population that is proportionally larger than Russia’s, and a justice system that remains a sensitive subject for the government.
2012-06-07Tbilisi Mikroavtobusi Prohibited Passengers of Yellow Mini-Buses to Listen to Radio
On June 6, Company Tbilisi Mikroavtobusi switched off voice signals of radio-stations in mini-buses. The drivers, who were asked to park their mini-buses unlocked at night, found radio-sets removed from the cars. Drivers and passengers of mini-buses mostly listened to the radio stations Palitra, Maestro, Radio-Freedom and Utsnobi.
2012-06-07“Chamber of Control Tries to Hinder Georgian Dream’s Election Campaign”
Representatives of the Georgian Dream Tina Khidasheli and Maia Panjikidze said the Constitutional Security Department, Chamber of Control and TV-Company Rustavi 2 implemented purposeful provocations against Georgian Dream.
2012-06-07Freedom House Report Categorizes Georgia again in a Group of Transitional Governments of Hybrid Regimes
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