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Support, empower and protect human rights defenders

In March 2013, the Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on the protection of human rights defenders. It establishes principles and standards for States to create an enabling environment for human rights defenders. One year after its adoption, the Human Rights House Network calls upon States to implement this resolution. 17 Mar 2014 »

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GCRT launches a project against sexual harassment in Georgia

On February 3rd, the Georgian Centre for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (GCRT) presented the EC funded project - Helping those who suffer in silence – ensuring civic engagement to raise awareness on domestic violence and sexual abuse of women and children in Georgia. 17 Feb 2014 »

Image: Georgia – 84th place in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index

Georgia – 84th place in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index

In Georgia (84th, +17), the 2013 presidential election was less tense that the previous year’s parliamentary elections, which were marked by physical attacks and hate campaigns against journalists. Thanks to political cohabitation and then a change of government through the polls, Georgia has recovered some of the terrain lost in recent years as the Saakashvili administration’s reforming zeal ran out of steam. Media polarization will nonetheless continue to be a challenge in the coming years. 12 Feb 2014 »

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Human Rights Defenders from South Caucasus meet in Tbilisi

On December 14-15, the South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders (SCN HRD) together with Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) and Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) organized meeting of South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders. 20 Dec 2013 »

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Presidential elections in Georgia

Presidential elections were held in Georgia on 27 October 2013, it was the sixth presidential elections since the country's restoration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Giorgi Margvelashvili from the Georgian Dream won the elections with 62%. According to BBC news "The election is taking place is a peaceful and balanced environment. This is the first European-style election in Georgian history." 04 Dec 2013 »

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