~We, the undersigned organizations, are writing this statement in response to the recent developments related to the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement on the Rustavi 2 ownership dispute case, which represents a significant challenge for Georgia’s fragile democracy and poses a serious threat for the media landscape.
In the beginning of May, Nino Nizharadze, 9% shareholder of TV Company Rustavi 2, filed a lawsuit to the Tbilisi City Court, seeking payment of 26 mln. GEL from the Director and other shareholders of the company.
Transparency International Georgia will defend interests of producer dismissed from Imedi TV Company
Transparency International Georgia denounces the dismissal of producer Maia Stepnadze from Imedi TV Company. According to the journalist, she was fired from the TV company over a critical opinion about the government expressed on the social network Facebook.