DRI: Interfering with the right of civil activities to put up a tent grossly restricts freedom of assembly
The Democracy Research Institute is responding to the interference with the right of civil activists to put up symbolic tents during an assembly in front of the Parliament of Georgia on February 19 and 21, 2021, which led to the detention of several persons.
Democracy Research Institute responds to the tragic incident in Kobuleti
The Code of the Rights of the Child and the Juvenile Justice Code are in force in Georgia, unfortunately, their implementation in practice remains a challenge
Democracy Research Institute responds to arrests of protesters on November 28
The Democracy Research Institute is responding to the arrest of civil activists at the protest held near the Parliament’s back entrance on November 28.
DRI: Observation protocol of the rally held on November 8, 2020

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.

DRI: The use of water cannon and tear gas is an illegal, unjustified and disproportionate measure
The Democracy Research Institute responds to the mobilization of an inadequately large number of special forces by the Ministry of Internal Affairs against demonstrators gathered in front of the Central Election Commission on November 8.
DRI: Removal of activists' tents represents unjustified interference with demonstrators’ rights

Monitors of the Democracy Research Institute observed a rally held by members of the Giorgi Vashadze - Strategy Builder Party on October 5.

DRI: Distance learning increases the threat of cyberbullying

Distance learning has made the threat of cyberbullying even greater, especially under circumstances when the state has not yet taken necessary measures to prevent or respond to cyberbullying.


DRI condemns violence against journalists in Marneuli and calls for objectively investigation
The Democracy Research Institute condemns the physical abuse of journalists and cameramen that took place in Marneuli on September 29, as a result of which, their health and equipment were damaged.
Democracy Research Institute continues to observe assemblies and demonstrations
The Democracy Research Institute has been monitoring political rallies, assemblies and demonstrations organized by political parties and civil movements since September 1.