DRI: More Effective Work is Needed to deal with the Pandemic in the Occupied Territories
According to the Democracy Research Institute, due to the pandemic, the situation in the occupied regions is critical.
Human Rights and other public organizations collectively address to the International organizations concerning the alarming processes in the Adjara
We, the human rights organizations and groups defending the freedom of the media, express our extreme concern about the alarming processes taking place within the Adjara Public Broadcaster (APB).
DRI: Restricting the media to access the villages near the occupied territories is unjustified

The Democracy Research Institute responds to the recent cases of restriction of media by the Central Government of Georgia to access the Kaspi, Gori, Kareli and Khashuri municipalities’ villages near the dividing occupation line.

Visit of the Norwegian Ambassador to the “Democracy Research Institute”

On 27 February, 2020, the Norwegian Ambassador Helene Sand Andresen paid a visit to the “Democracy Research Institute.”

DRI: Critical Thinkers are Oppressed in Tskhinvali
According to the information Democracy Research Institute was provided with, de facto authorities continue to oppress local journalists and civil activists.
DRI: The action of officers of the Special State Protection Service have no legitimate grounds

On February 26, monitors of the Democracy Research Institute observed the rally organized by the Change civil movement at the back entrance of the administrative building of the Parliament of Georgia.

DRI: The Only Checkpoint Near Perevi Village May be Closed in the Coming Days

 According to the information the Democracy Research Institute was provided with, the occupation forces might close the checkpoint near Perevi village (at Sinaguri) in the coming days.

DRI meets members of I See You movement

On February 20, representatives of the Democracy Research Institute (DRI) met with members of the I See You movement.

Democracy Research Institute monitors the ongoing rallies

Monitors of the Democracy Research Institute observed the protests in front of the Parliament of Georgia and Bidzina Ivanishvili's business center on February 17 and 18.

Training for Civic Activists

On February 15-17, the Democracy Research Institute (DRI) organized training on human rights for civic activists from conflict-affected regions.