This live blog post documents the debate around the introduction of must-carry in the Parliament. (Twitter: #gmedia, #mustcarry)
On June 2, 2012, the Georgian Chamber of Control’s Party Monitoring Service, under the law infringement protocol, found the Georgian Football Supporter, a non-entrepreneurial non-commercial legal entity, was guilty of receiving up to USD 200,000 in illicit donations from different individuals and legal entities.
According to the footage of June 18, 2012 by information agency INFO 9, the Rustavi City Hall distributed a sack of potatoes to 420 vulnerable families residing in the city outskirts and Samgori village. According to the story, these vulnerable families have not received any such assistance before.
Ozurgeti Municipality Head’s Possibly Illegal Order to Civil Servants to Campaign is Left without Reaction
According to a TV9 report on May 24, 2012, the acting head of the Ozurgeti municipality (Guria region), Ilia Vashakmadze, has ordered his staff to sign up friends and relatives as supporters of the ruling United National Movement party.
On 11 June 2012, the Chamber of Control of Georgia (CCG) issued a statement saying that they had studied the information related to the distribution of sheep and wine to citizens by Tamaz Gvelukashvili, a member of Rustavi City Council. The report by CCG st
On June 4th information Agency “INFO 9” publicized a reportage, which tells the story about Tetritskaro Municipality’s MP – Davit Bezhuashvili hosting the local inhabitants with the holiday feast. Such kind of action can be perceived as vote buying and requires thorough investigation.
The acting head of the Ozurgeti municipality (Guria region), Ilia Vashakmadze, has ordered his staff to sign up friends and relatives as supporters of the ruling United National Movement party, TV9 reported on May 24th (http://transparency.ge/sites/default/files/post_atta
Non-governmental and media organizations participating in “This Affects You” start the second stage of the campaign that envisages amendments to the Election Code, as well as rehabilitation of the media environment during election period. In this respect, on 7 May, the participants of the campaign submitted a package of legislative proposals to the Parliament of Georgia.