Democracy Research Institute monitors the ongoing rallies

Monitors of the Democracy Research Institute observed the protests in front of the Parliament of Georgia and Bidzina Ivanishvili's business center on February 17 and 18.

DRI – Personal data protection is formality until releasing private life videos remains a method to fight against political opponents
Today, January 28, the international Data Protection Day is being celebrated for the 14th time. This initiative of the Council of Europe aims to raise awareness in the field of personal data protection.
DRI: Not allowing demonstrators to enter the City Assembly building contradicts the principle of publicity of representative bodies

Monitors of the Democracy Research Institute observed a rally organized by opposition political parties and civil movements in front of the Tbilisi City Assembly on January 27.



On December 31, the Democracy Research Institute observed a rally held in front of the Parliament

On December 31, in front of the Georgian Parliament, the Democracy Research Institute monitors observed a rally organized by opposition political parties and civic movements Dare, Shame and Change.



The Democracy Research Institute Begins Observation of Gatherings and Manifestations

The Democracy Research Institute begins observation of all political rallies, gatherings and manifestations organized by political parties or civic movements.

Democracy Research Institute - Charging of certain individuals cannot eliminate systematic gaps

The Democracy Research Institute believes that systemic flaws cannot be eliminated only by charging certain individuals and calls on the State Inspector’s Service to conduct an investigation within a tight deadline.

Assessment of the Clashes outside the Georgian Dream Central Office By the Democracy Research Institute
DRI is responding to the clashes at the rally held outside the central office of the Georgian Dream on December 2 and believes that the Government is responsible for the violent confrontation erupted between the demonstrators and counter demonstrators, as well as for encouraging polarized and radical sentiments in the public.
Democracy Research Institute Responds to the Blockage of Parliament Area by the Ministry of Internal Affairs
According to the Democracy Research Institute, blocking the territory surrounding the Parliament building with metallic structures on 28 November 2019 was disproportionate and unjustified interference with human rights.
DRI - Authorities Again Use Disproportionate Force During Dispersal of Peaceful Rally
The Democracy Research Institute is responding to the dispersal of a peaceful rally outside the Parliament of Georgia on the morning of November 26 and believes that the force used during the dispersal was not proportionate.
Statement of the Democracy Research Institute on the arrests of protesters
The Democracy Research Institute responds to the trials of administrative detainees during the demonstration near the Parliament of Georgia on November 18, 2019, and considers that detainees  right to a fair trial was violated.