News

26
October2021

The Authorities Must Fully Yield to the Recommendations Issued by the Multidisciplinary Team of Doctors and the Public Defender of Georgia, Regarding the Hospitalization of M. Saakashvili

We, the signatory organizations, would like to respond to the controversy regarding the hospitalization of the Third President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili. We believe that the decision to hospitalize Mr. Saakashvili should not be based on political considerations, but solely on the principles and high standards of personal safety, health, and life of an individual.

20
October2021

GDI, together with other CSOs has submitted two shadow reports on the violence against women

GDI, together with other CSOs has submitted two shadow reports for the Group of Experts on Action against Violence, against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO).

10
September2021

The Ruling Party Continues Abusing Justice for Political Vendetta in the Pre-election period

GDI would like to respond to the 07/09/2021 ruling of the Supreme Court of Georgia Chamber of Criminal Cases, which overturned the 2017 acquittal decisions of the Court of Appeals of the First Instance Court of Georgia, and sentenced the owner of the TV Formula and the Former Defense Minister of Georgia, Davit Kezerashvili 5 years in prison.

08
September2021

The Ruling Party Continues Abusing Justice for Political Vendetta in the Pre-election period

GDI would like to respond to the 07/09/2021 ruling of the Supreme Court of Georgia Chamber of Criminal Cases, which overturned the 2017 acquittal decisions of the Court of Appeals of the First Instance Court of Georgia, and sentenced the owner of the TV Formula and the Former Defense Minister of Georgia, Davit Kezerashvili 5 years in prison.

04
September2021

Platform "No-to-Phobia!" responds to the statement made by Irakli Gharibashvili

The civil society platform "No to Phobia!" is extremely alarmed by the statement of the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, made on September 3, 2021, that increases degree of the polarization in the society and violent homophobic sentiments.

13
August2021

05.07.2021- March of Dishonor

"Georgian Democracy Initiative" presents the report - "March of Dishonor". The title of the report highlights the unfortunate reality showcasing that July 5th, the day when the March for Dignity was to be held, as a demonstration of solidarity and support, turned into the day of hatred, violence and aggression, in other words into the march of the hate groups, devoid of honor.

28
July2021

Georgian Dream decision undermines the stability and future prospects for Georgia

We, the undersigned civil society organizations, would like to react to the statement by the Chair of the ruling party Georgian Dream, Mr. Irakli Kobakhidze, on the withdrawal from the EU brokered so-called ”Charles Michel agreement” signed by the Georgian Dream on April 19.