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DRI: State Security Service – Duplication of Competences and Parallel Investigative Systems

On July 31, the Democracy Research Institute held the presentation of the research “the State Security Service - Duplication of Competences and Parallel Investigative Systems in Georgia”.

31.07.2020
საზოგადოებრივი ორგანიზაციები მთავრობას: შეწყდეს ოკუპირებული ტერიტორიების მიმდებარე სოფლებში დაშვების შეზღუდვა
საზოგადოებრივი ორგანიზაციები ეხმიანებიან ოკუპირებული ცხინვალის რეგიონის/სამხრეთ ოსეთის მიმდებარე სოფლებში უსაფრთხოების სამსახურების მიერ მედიის, სამოქალაქო საზოგადოებისა და პოლიტიკური პარტიების წარმომადგენლების დაშვების ზოგად და ბლანკეტურ შეზღუდვას. 
29.07.2020
The needs of the people living near the occupation line (Pakhulani, Tkaia, Lia, Rike, Khurcha, Orsantia)

In early July, the team members of the Democracy Research Institute visited the villages of Zugdidi and Tsalenjikha municipalities in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, which border the occupied territory of Abkhazia.

22.07.2020
"Access to Information in All Languages"
On May 7, 2020, the Democracy Research Institute launched the project "Access to Information in All Languages."
20.07.2020
DRI: Part of the population of the Gali district can no longer receive the IDP allowance and is on the verge of the humanitarian crisis

Part of the population living in the Gali district, who had been receiving the IDP allowance on the Georgia-controlled territory, is no longer able to receive the allowance due to the restrictions imposed by the de facto authorities in the context of the pandemic.

14.07.2020
Public and Religious Organizations submitted an alternative report to the UN within UPR
The group of human rights organizations submitted an alternative coalition report within the UN Universal Periodic Review.
11.07.2020
DRI: Parliament should not support amendments to the Law of Georgia on Electronic Communications
The Democracy Research Institute is responding to the draft amendments to the Georgian Law on Electronic Communications.
08.07.2020
MONITORING OF ASSEMBLIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS OF FAR-RIGHT EXTREMIST GROUPS
Populism and far-right movements are not new to Georgia. However, far-right extremist groups have been active in the country since 2012.
06.07.2020
Democracy Research Institute: The investigation launched by the State Security Service shows signs of political bias
The Democracy Research Institute is observing the investigation launched by the State Security Service into the TV story of Mtavari Arkhi.
03.07.2020
THE IDEOLOGY OF FAR-RIGHT GROUPS IN GEORGIA
The present analysis is based on the stories of twelve far-right activists. When talking about their activism and ideology, respondents use scientific terms and examples from different countries.
02.07.2020