With this statement signatory non-governmental organizations would like to express our strong negative attitude towards the initiative of two members of the Advisory Board of the Adjara Public Broadcaster on the impeachment of Natia Kapanadze, Director of Adjara TV and Radio.
Transparency International Georgia has conducted research aimed to reveal the ownership issues of some of the influential TV broadcasters in the country. The study mostly covers the period since 2014. The above-mentioned study has established the identities of owners of these broadcasters and their possible business ties and interests in a politicized and polarized media environment.
Transparency International Georgia would like to respond to the reports recently disseminated about a cyberattack on TBC Bank and the connection that allegedly exists between the ruling party and this attack.
Responding to high public interest towards government spending, Transparency International Georgia looked into representative expenses of the last 5 years, i.e. official receptions and dinners, parties and events, excursions and cultural events. The public and the media frequently question whether these expenses are justified.