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Monday, December 17 2007, #240 (1507)

Media watchdog to keep a close eye on the airwaves

Polish media activist Adam Michnik —- who played a role in negotiating Imedi TV’s return to air —- founded a media monitoring group on December 13 to keep an eye on journalism in Georgia. (more)

Ruling party MP calls for inquiry into use of rubber bullets

The ruling party MP in charge of civil rights issues is demanding an investigation into what she says is the illegal use of rubber bullets to disperse anti-government protestors on November 7. (more)

Friction over election campaigning in Gali

In an attempt to draw international attention to alleged infringement of voting rights in the Abkhazian conflict zone, Besik Kolbaia, an ethnic Georgian from the Abkhaz-controlled district of Gali, has begun a protest walk from the secessionist region’s administrative border to Tbilisi. (more)

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“The Patriarch’s new initiative” (more)

Do you think that Levan Berdzenishvili’s identification, on a Kavkasia TV talk show, of PACE rapporteur Matyas Eorsi as a “Hungarian Jew” was a racist statement?
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