12:41, Wednesday, 23.07.2014
YouTube
Twitter
Facebook
RSS
ქართული English

Web Portal on Human Rights in Georgia

Go
Advanced Search

Law Enforcement Officers Intimidated Cameraman of INFO 9 in Akhmeta

06.06.2012
Law enforcement officers intimidated cameraman of the news agency INFO 9 Kakha Mekokishvili in Akhmeta in the evening of June 5.

Kakha Mekokishvili’s brother-in-law Otar Tsiklauri, member of the Georgian Dream, said that law enforcement officers visited Mekokishvili at him and demanded him to stop journalist activities and personally report police department about it; otherwise they threatened police officers would take him to police station under force. Tsiklauri added that during the argument, police officers cursed the cameraman of the INFO 9.

Head of Akhmeta district office of the Georgian Dream Zakaria Kinkladze confirmed the information about intimidation of the news agency’ cameraman.

ICK called Kakha Mekokishvili but he refused to comment on the incident.

Neither representatives of the Kakheti regional department of the MIA commented on the issue.

ICK 

Print Send to Friend Send to Facebook Tweet This
Leave your comment
Your name:
Your comment:

Security code: Code
OTHER NEWS
POLL
What do you think, are rights of former senior governmental officials breached?
Yes, their rights are breached No their rights are not breached I am not informed I cannot answer

BLOG

Fragile Peace on Balkans
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions in
Detailed...
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi
Seal without Carve and Voter with Two Names in Guria
Archive

EDITORIAL

Triggers of Prisoners’ Mass Protests
Recently, protest of Geguti prison inmates was one of the most urgent topics in Georgian media. Hundreds of prisoners used different forms of
Detailed...
Autumn Fly
Human Rights Center to Monitor Trials on Former Senior Governmental Officials
Archive
THEMES
CATEGORIES

Copyright © 2004 - 2014 HRIDC