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.
The Democracy Research Institute special statement

The Democracy Research Institute is responding to the tragic death of an 11-year-old child in Terjola and believes that the Government has so far failed to realize its role in the protection of children.

"Access to Information in All Languages"
On May 7, 2020, the Democracy Research Institute launched the project "Access to Information in All Languages."
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.
Democracy research Institute observed the anti-occupation rally
On June 20, 2020, Democracy Research Institute observed an anti-occupation  rally ,,1 year after June 20”  organized by civil movements.
DRI – The events developed in the Adjara TV represent an overt attempt to control the media
DRI  is responding to the events developed in the Public Broadcaster’s Adjara TV and notes that the unjustified and repeated dismissals of employees with critical opinions pose a threat to the freedom of thought and expression.
Free online psychological counselling for minors

Democracy Research Institute (DRI) and Human Rights Centre (HRC), within the framework of the project - Cooperation for Improvement of Juvenile Justice System offer free online psychological counselling for minors.