Tag Georgia
10 May

Georgian PM urged to withdraw Foreign Agent Law and to guarantee journalist safety

Georgian PM urged to withdraw the Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence, guarantee the safety of journalists and uphold press freedom in Georgia.

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25 Apr

Georgia: Independent journalism facing an existential threat

A delegation from ECPMF recently concluded a fact-finding trip to Tbilisi, Georgia, where media freedom is in under severe threat.

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11 Apr

Georgia: MFRR partners strongly condemn new attempts to introduce a “foreign agent” law

The undersigned media freedom organisations strongly condemn Georgia’s ruling party's renewed effort to pass a Russian-style foreign agent law.

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13 Mar

Georgia: MFRR partners denounce smear campaign against journalist by speaker of the Parliament

The MFRR today expresses concern at the discrediting of a prominent Georgian journalist by Shalva Papuashvili, Speaker of the Georgian Parliament.

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20 Apr

ECPMF Joins Call on Georgian President to Release Journalist Nika Gvaramia

ECPMF has joined a group of press freedom organisations to write to President Zurabishvili of Georgia, calling for the immediate release of journalist Nika Gvaramia.

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13 Jul

Georgia: ECPMF saddened by death of Alexandr Lashkarava

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECMPF) is saddened by the death of Georgian TV camera operator Alexandr Lashkarava. Last week, far-right assailants severely beat him while he was covering attacks on LGBTQI+ activists in Tbilisi. A few days later, on 10 July, he was found dead at his home by his mother.

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18 Aug

Letter calling for EU leaders’ support for Georgian journalist Georgi Gabunia

We call on all European institutions to monitor the threats made against Georgian journalist, Giorgi Gabunia and work to support all journalists and media workers in Georgia

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26 Mar

Jailed journalist Mukhtarli starts his battle for justice

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18 Mar

Endlich frei: Investigativer Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli aus dem Gefängnis in Aserbaidschan entlassen

Der investigative Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli wurde nach drei Jahren willkürlicher Inhaftierung aus dem Gefängnis 16 in Aserbaidschan entlassen.

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15 Jan

MPs deplore jail term of Afgan Mukhtarli

On 12 January, the Balakan Regional Court in Azerbaijan sentenced investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to six years in prison. Members of the UK Parliament are calling for more humane treatment of the jailed journalist.

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