Published in: oDRGeorgia: no pictures - no democracy!
The recent arrest and detention of a group of photojournalists on apparently trumped-up charges continues to be a subject of heated discussion and protest in Georgia. The evidence and the so-called confessions contain a mass of contradictions and are a cause for serious concern about the real motivation for the arrests, explains Nino Tsagareishvili
Published in: oDRGeorgia's politicians chip away at constitution
Today, 15 October, the latest amendment to Georgia’s Constitution is being rushed through with indecent haste. It is passing into law without even waiting for the recommendations of the Venice Commission. It weakens parliamentary control over government and fails to enshrine the independence of the judiciary. Yet again Georgian’s leaders are denying their people democratic accountability.