News

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.

19
July2021

Batumi International Conference July 19, 2021 - Address to the President of the European Council


Dear President Michel,

We are grateful for your engagement and continuous efforts that you personally and the European Union Ambassador have provided in support of the rule of law and fundamental freedoms in Georgia.

11
July2021

Prime Minister of Georgia should resign immediately due to the Severe Consequences of the July 5 violence

We, the undersigned organizations, express our utmost concern and sorrow over the passing of Lekso Lashkarava, the operator of „TV Pirveli”. We would like to offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones.