2008-12-18NGO Ad Hoc Press Conference: Alleged “Spying” of Lira Tskhovrebova
December 16, 2008
We, the leaders of NGOs held a special press conference addressing the alarming news reports that were issued on December 15 dealing with the alleged “espionage” of Lira Tskhovrebova. Lira Tskhovrebova story was covered by all TV outlets of Georgia in much the same way.
We consider that yesterday’s news pieces attempted to show all members of the civil society that people’s diplomacy is being discredited and those who are involved in this kind of activity are spies and foreign agents.
2008-12-01Human Rights Watch
Russia: Protect Civilians in Occupied Georgia
Fear of Ethnic Violence, Isolation in South Ossetian District
Russian authorities should take immediate steps to stop South Ossetian militias from attacking ethnic Georgians in Akhalgori district in South Ossetia, Human Rights Watch said today. Russia should also ensure that local residents remain able to move freely to and from the rest of Georgia.
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