DRI echoes police violence against teenager
The Democracy Research Institute condemns the violence shown in a video released on January 24. In the first place, it is necessary to conduct a timely and effective investigation into the incident.
DRI responds to illegal mass arrests of protesters

DRI condemns the illegal detentions of protesters outside the buildings of the Ministry of Health and the State Security Service of Georgia and calls on the law enforcement agencies to act within the framework of the Constitution and legislation of Georgia.

DRI: The events developed around 3rd President of Georgia indicate irreversible degradation of democratic institutions

The Democracy Research Institute considers that the forcible transfer of the 3rd President of Georgia to Penitentiary Establishment No. 18 on November 8 once again proved the extreme politicization of state institutions and their irreversible degradation.

Democracy Research Institute calls on State Inspector's Office to study events developed in the village of Sakulia

The Democracy Research Institute calls on the State Inspector’s Office to respond appropriately to the case if signs of crime are detected.

DRI Statement on Sakulia incident

The Democracy Research Institute (DRI) is responding to the use of firearms and special equipment by police during the arrest of I.M., in the village of Sakulia, Tskaltubo Municipality.



DRI report to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Democracy Research Institute (DRI) has submitted a report on the humanitarian and human rights situation in the occupied territories of Georgia to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

DRI Report being mentioned in the report of the U.S. Department of State
The U.S. Department of State has released its 2020 Human Rights report on Georgia. 
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