Call for professional development opportunity for civil society and media actors affected by Ukraine war residing in Georgia
Capacity building support for Ukrainian Civil Society and independent media, including individuals Emergency Support to civil society and media in response to the Ukraine war (ESU) is a regional project run by ERIM in partnership with Human Rights House Tbilisi and funded by the European Union. The project aims to strengthen the resilience and effectiveness of Ukraine Civil Society, independent media, independent activists and journalists. You can find more information about the project
Utilizing Administrative Detentions During Protests as a tool to Suppress Freedom of Expression
Update: On September 27, Tbilisi City Court Judge Nino Shcherbakovi ruled on the cases of human rights defenders and activists who were arrested on June 2 for holding banners and wearing T-shirts with the name of Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, with only one letter of his first name changed to evoke an association with male genitalia. According to the judge’s decision, the case against Saba Brachveli (lawyer of the Open Society Foundation – Georgia), Eduard Marikashvili (C ...
40+ organisations’ joint statement on the 8 July attack against the Tbilisi Pride festival
Georgia’s authorities must protect, without discrimination, the universal and fundamental rights of all people in Georgia, including freedoms of assembly and expression of LGBT+ groups and their supporters, and human rights defenders. We, the undersigned Georgian and international human rights and civil society organizations, condemn the 8 July attack against the Tbilisi Pride festival and call on the Georgia authorities to fully investigate and hold to accountable all those responsible.