We welcome the draft law on the creation of an independent anti-corruption agency which was submitted today at the session of the Bureau of the Parliament.
During the last week, political ads of a political party Alliance of Patriots of Georgia have been airing on TV Obieqtivi. Until the official announcement of Election Day broadcasters are prohibited to air political ads.
The signatory organizations respond to the guilty verdict handed down by the Tbilisi City Court against Giorgi Rurua on 30 July. We believe that the violations identified during the proceedings and the current context raise reasonable doubts that the decision was politically motivated.
On July 2, the Parliament of Georgia adopted the amendments to the election legislation. We welcome this fact, as many election issues will be better regulated. Here is a brief overview of the major changes and the remaining problems.