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21 August, 2012

Unlawful donations in favor of the United National Movement

On August 19, 2012 Channel 9 broadcasted a documentary - National Donors and Blindfolded Themis. According to the documentary, 27 individuals who have made donations in favor of the ruling party are registered in the socially vulnerable persons’ database demanding Gel 30 per month from the state. The abovementioned persons have made 651,440 GEL worth donations in total.

20 August, 2012

Finances of political parties for the year 2011

  August 20, 2012, Tbilisi. Transparency International Georgia published a report on Financing of Political Parties during 2011 within the project Transparent and Accountable Political Finance in Georgia.

03 August, 2012

Social advertising in the service of the ruling party

A detailed study of social ads aired during recent months on the Public Broadcaster demonstrates that many video broadcasts under this status do not meet the legislative criteria laid down for social advertisements.

02 August, 2012

Pre-election Feast for the Kakheti electorate

According to the Information Centre of Kakheti, on July 31st the political union Christian-Democratic Movement set a tableful of meals for the electorate during a pre-election meeting in Gurjaani. We believe that such conduct may be considered vote buying and it requires profound investigation.

27 July, 2012

Georgian Diplomacy servicing the ruling party

According to earlier obtained information, the Georgian Embassy in the United States has been sending political e-mails to people interested in our country, including influential American scholars and researchers. By doing so, the Embassy is trying to discredit both Bidzina Ivanishvili and the Georgian Dream political coalition.

26 July, 2012

Local Authorities’ Involvement in Party Campaigning

Recently, political parties' campaigns have taken place in tense circumstances. Confrontations during meetings with the residents of the regions are particularly alarming and, in some cases, are accompanied by verbal and physical abuses.

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