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Democracy Research Institute submits opinions to Parliament relating to strengthening of parliamentary control
On August 9, the Democracy Research Institute submitted written opinions relating to the strengthening of parliamentary control to the Committee. 
11.08.2022
Conservative Movement/Alt-Info donors donate money only in the middle of the month

According to the information obtained by the Democracy Research Institute, the Conservative Movement donors donate money with one and the same frequency, in the middle of the month.

29.07.2022
DRI addresses Prime Minister with recommendation to develop uniform approach relating to health care financing

DRI has addressed Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili with a recommendation to take effective steps to ensure equal approach relating to health care financing for the population living in the occupied territories.

19.07.2022
DRI: The Government should stop deliberately deepening polarization

Along with formal declaration of the need to reduce political polarization by the ruling party, the persecution of civil activists, media owners, members of student movements and opposition politicians continues in the capital and regions of Georgia.

02.07.2022
DRI: Statements by Georgian Dream leaders set a dangerous precedent for using violence for political purposes
On June 6, 2022, Davit Berdzenishvili, one of the leaders of the Republican Party of Georgia, and Khatuna Samnidze, a member of the Georgian Parliament, were attacked by two men on Rustaveli Avenue. 
07.06.2022
DRI: Changes relating to covert investigative activities threaten Georgia's European integration prospects
The Democracy Research Institute is once again responding to the draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code of Georgia, initiated by members of the ruling political team, which unjustifiably increases the terms of conducting covert investigative activities. 
02.06.2022
DRI: Government’s inaction reinforces Alt-Info's violent rhetoric
The perception of the realization of the right to equality and freedom of assembly and demonstration by the LGBTQ+ people as a state threat undermines the protection of fundamental human rights recognized by the Constitution of Georgia. 
01.06.2022
New security architecture in Europe and its impact on Georgia

On May 30, three organizations - Civic Idea, Democracy Research Institute (DRI) and Democracy Index - Georgia held a Conference on New Security Architecture in Europe and Its Impact on Georgia.

01.06.2022
Openly pro-Russian party Conservative Movement/Alt-Info has new donors
From 16 February 2022 to 23 May 2022, the Conservative Movement received 210 donations. In total, the party has 80 donors, most of whom have donated money to the party several times. 
25.05.2022
Muhajirism without Georgian Government’s political assessment
On May 21, our Abkhaz compatriots commemorate the tragic date of the beginning of the Muhajirism of Muslim Abkhazians. 
21.05.2022