Statements | საერთაშორისო გამჭვირვალობა - საქართველო
02 March, 2023

Russian law against Georgia's European future

Today, in the Georgian Parliament the construction of the Great Russian Wall has commenced with the aim of isolating Georgia from the rest of Europe. The parliamentary majority’s law undermines the Georgian people's ability to support and strengthen each other and work for our country's progress. It risks plunging Georgia back into an era of eavesdropping and repression.

18 January, 2023

Media Advocacy Coalition considers the Verdict of Tbilisi Court of Appeal in the July 5 case alarming

Media Advocacy Coalition responds to the verdict [1] ruled by the Tbilisi Court of Appeal on January 16, 2023, according to which those convicted of committing organized group violence on media representatives on July 5, 2021, were acquitted, and the sentence imposed by the Court of First Instance was reduced. The verdict represents another step taken against journalists, freedom of expression, and democratic processes.

09 December, 2022

Statement regarding the International Anti-Corruption Day

December 9 is the International Anti-Corruption Day. Last year, Transparency International Georgia wrote that if left unchecked, corruption was expected to rise, which would cause more and more damage to the country, including creating more obstacles for its democratic development.

07 December, 2022

Court Judgments on Defamation against Media having signs of Kleptocracy

The judgment of the Tbilisi City Court that partially granted the claim of the Mayor of Tbilisi, Kakha Kaladze, against  TV Pirveli and the journalist Maia Mamulashvili constitutes a transition of the recent dangerous tendency of pressure on the media to a new stage, when representatives of the authorities use the court to oppress critical media.