The de facto authorities of South Ossetia has launched the so-called "Family Reunification Programme”, which aims to relocate the local population to the areas controlled by the central government where their family members live. As a result, the local population will have to leave their homes in Akhalgori forever.
The Democracy Research Institute has published a report assessing both the mandate of the Operative-Technical Agency in conducting covert investigative activities, as well as the related risks and challenges.
Observers of the Democracy Research Institute (DRI) monitored the trials of civil activists detained near the Parliament of Georgia on November 9, 2020 - Alexi Machavariani, Nodar Rukhadze and Giorgi Mzhavanadze.
On November 8, 2020, the rally held near the Parliament of Georgia was monitored by two observers of the organization, who later moved to the Central Election Commission (CEC) together with protesters.