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The Condition of the Citizen Injured in Akhalgori is Critical
According to the unofficial information DRI was provided with, the condition of T.G. who fell into the several-meter deep well on November 3 in Akhalgori is critical.
The Democracy Research Institute calls on the authorities to do their utmost, including using the assistance of international partners to transport the injured T.G. to Georgian-controlled territory.
15.11.2019
Monitoring Results of RalliesHeld outside Amirani Cinema

Representatives of the Democracy Research Institute had been watching the rallies organized by ultra-right-wing extremist groups to disrupt the premiere ofAnd Then We Dancedin front of the Amirani cinema for three days.

11.11.2019
Democracy Research Institute Calls on Authorities not to Allow Violent Disruption of Movie Screening

The Democracy Research Institute calls on the authorities not to allow the violent disruption of the screening.

 
08.11.2019
Another person’s life is in danger in Akhalgori

According to DRI’s information, at the moment, N.G., resident of village Ikoti has been transferred to Akhalgori hospital, most likely with the acute coronary syndrome. Relatives are demanding the transfer of the patient to the Georgian-controlled territory.

 

08.11.2019
Restrictions on the Movement Might Have Another Casualty

One more person has died due to the closure of Akhalgori district checkpoint.

The body was taken to Tskhinvali for examination to determine the cause of death.

 

07.11.2019
Democracy Research Institute Addresses Government with Recommendation to Assist Isolated Population of Akhalgori District
The closure of a checkpoint in Akhalgori district by the de facto authorities in September left locals without vital services.
06.11.2019
Democracy Research Institute Responds to the Crisis Created by the Closure of the So-called Administrative Border
The closure of a checkpoint in the village of Mosabruni (so-called Razdakhani) in Akhalgori district by the de facto authorities in September left locals without vital services. The Democracy Research Institute calls on the authorities to take effective steps to resolve the situation.
04.11.2019
Democracy Research Institute presented primary results of its research of far-right groups and their activity
On September 26, the Democracy Research Institute organized the presentation of primary results of its research of far-right groups and their activity.
26.09.2019
DRI files amicus curiae brief on the group violence in Samtredia
On September 11, 2019 the Democracy Research Institute filed an amicus curiae brief to the Samtredia District Court, regarding alleged group violence based on the victim’s ethnic origin and religion with the reason of intolerance. 
11.09.2019
Monitoring results of the demonstration held in front of the State Chancellery building on July 25, 2019
On July 25, 2019, DRI representatives observed the demonstration organized by the members of the far-right movement in front of the State Chancellery building. The territorial dispute between Georgia and Azerbaijan concerning Davit Gareji region was named as the reason for the demonstration.
26.07.2019