On June 24, the Democracy Research Institute held the presentation of the “Understanding and Combating Far-Right Extremism and Ultra-Nationalism in Georgia” report.
The presenters spoke about the main characteristics of far-right discourse in Georgian social media, monitoring of street rallies and demonstrations of far-right groups, the ideology of far-right groups in Georgia and examples of Western European countries.
The meeting was opened by Mrs Loes Lammerts, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Netherlands and by Ucha Nanuashvili, Director of DRI.
The report “Understanding and Combating Far-Right Extremism and Ultra-Nationalism in Georgia”
The Democracy Research Institute continues to monitor the finances and donors of the far-right violent group Conservative Movement/Alt-Info. In August 2023, the radical movement received only one donation.
Artificial barriers to getting a pass push people to pay bribes. This corrupt mechanism is a joint economic activity of the local municipal and security services and is a heavy burden on the economically poor Georgian population.