Monthly Archives: December 2021

Appeals Court rejects Igor Giorgadze’s lawsuit against DFWatch

By | December 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Igor Giorgadze. TBILISI, DFWatch--Tbilisi Court of Appeals on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by former Georgian security chief and former KGB operative Igor Giorgadze against DFWatch and its editor Lasha Tughushi, in which he demanded a retraction of information published in a 2016 article. The Court of Appeals fully agreed with and upheld an earlier decision [...]

PACE co-rapporteurs to make monitoring visit to Georgia

By | December 7th, 2021|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

( Co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will make a fact-finding visit to Tbilisi Wednesday for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia. Titus Corlatean (Romania, SOC) and Claude Kern (France, ALDE) will mainly focus on the recent political developments, the October 2021 local elections, the reform of the judiciary, [...]

Saakashvili was inappropriately given strong “anti-psychotic drugs” in prison, a group of medics says

By | December 6th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Mikheil Saakashvili at the Tbilisi Court, November 29 (Imedinews photo). TBILISI, DFWatch--Georgia's former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, was given "anti-psychotic drugs" while in custody without a medical need, according to an organization involved in his defense, while his lawyer adds "suspicions grow" this might be done deliberately to impair his mental health. The Rehabilitation Center for Victims [...]