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Monday, June 5, 2023, #104 (5418)

NGOs Demand Release of Detained Protestors in Batumi, Georgia, Citing Interference in Freedom of Expression

Non-governmental organizations Transparency International - Georgia (TI) and the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) are responding to the developments in Batumi. (more)

Protesters Arrested at Parliament Rally Granted Release, Trial Delay Expected

Activists Levan Nishnianidze and Lasha Janjghava, who were detained at the June 2 rally, were released from Dusheti pre-trial detention center on the basis of a warrant. (more)

The News in Brief

"Beka Grigoriadis Sets up a Tent Behind Parliament Building" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

How can an effective Georgian leader and political figure maintain peaceful relations with the nation's neighbors and protect Georgian sovereignty and dignity while engaging the world?

In 2008, during the invasion of Ossetia, the world abandoned the tiny nation of Georgia to face a very aggressive and superior military foe that had invaded its territory illegally. (more)

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