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Image: Civil activist and journalist persecuted by the South Ossetia’s de-facto authority

Civil activist and journalist persecuted by the South Ossetia’s de-facto authority

On August 16, in Akhalgori, de-facto law enforcement officers of South Ossetia detained and have brought defamation charges against the Georgian activist and independent journalist Tamar Mearakishvili. Akhalgori municipality is located in Eastern Georgia and has been occupied by Russian armed forces in 2008, after Russian-Georgian armed conflict. 06 Sep 2017 »

Image: Georgian youth on human rights

Georgian youth on human rights

Is it a mission or profession to be a human rights defender? Do women have the same rights as men in Georgia and how far should journalists go in protecting their sources? Three young Georgians explore these topics. 24 Aug 2017 »

Image: Azerbaijani Human Rights Defenders and activists in Georgia

Azerbaijani Human Rights Defenders and activists in Georgia

„Solidarity to Afgan Mukhtarli! Freedom to Afgan Mukhtarli!“ representatives of Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organizations, other human rights defenders, journalists and civil activists were holding banners with these and other slogans during the protest action in front of the Chancellery of the Government of Georgia. Part of them had polyethylene bags over the heads to protest the abduction of the Azerbaijani journalist and to express their solidarity to him. 14 Aug 2017 »

Image: Demonstrations in Tbilisi: "Georgian March" and counter protests of civil society activists

Demonstrations in Tbilisi: "Georgian March" and counter protests of civil society activists

Group of ultranationalists marched along the Aghmashenebeli avenue in the center of Tbilisi on July 14. The protest was called “Georgian march”. The organizers of the Georgian March voiced their “official claim” to make immigration law stricter and to deport “illegal and criminal” migrants from Georgia. However, the statement disseminated by the organizers contained clearly xenophobic demands, like: “For the Georgian Georgia”. Representatives of the civil society, civil activists, human rights organizations actively protested the so-called March of the Georgians, the July 14 rally of the ultranationalists’ group in Tbilisi. 10 Aug 2017 »

Image: Trial observation workshop in Tbilisi

Trial observation workshop in Tbilisi

On July 10-12, 2017 Armenian and Georgian human rights defenders interested in trial observation activities attended the workshop hosted by Human Rights House Tbilisi. 17 Jul 2017 »

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