The conviction of defendants by the Criminal Cases Panel of Tbilisi City Court in the episode of Lekso Lashkarava and Miranda Baghaturia relating to the violent events of July 5-6, 2021 once again proves that the violent crackdown of July 5 was organized.
The Democracy Research Institute (DRI) is defending the interests of journalist Ketevan Tutberidze, who was affected by far-right groups.
The Democracy Research Institute has applied to the Audit Office to examine an alleged donation made by Konstantin Morgoshia to the Conservative Movement.
Today, in Tbilisi City Court, one of the defendants in the case of July 5 mass violence made a threatening statement against affected journalist Rati Tsverava, after he called the participants in violence “bastards”.
DRI condemns the brutal violence against designer Giorgi Maskhulia and considers the bullying of the victim, use of hate speech and comments of homophobic/transphobic content posted on social networks categorically unacceptable.
The Democracy Research Institute (DRI) has been implementing a project titled “Preventing Far-Right Extremism in Georgia” since September 1.