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Georgian parliament speaker slams Freedom House report

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The speaker of Georgia’s parliament on Thursday slammed a report by the US based organization Freedom House, accusing its local contributors of being hostile to the Georgian government and the Trump administration. Using extraordinarily strong language […]

Georgia improves on Freedom House index

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia slightly improved its position on the Nations in Transit index published by the human rights organization Freedom House, and has the best result over the past nine years. Georgia’s score in the latest index is 4.61 points out of 7. […]

Freedom House calls Georgia an electoral democracy

By | January 16th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The human rights group Freedom House writes in a new report that Georgia is now an electoral democracy. The group gives Georgia an improved democracy score in its report Freedom in the World 2013, as a consequence of the peaceful transfer […]

South Ossetia: one of the world’s worst repressive regimes

By | December 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — South Ossetia – a breakaway region of Georgia – is ranked among the world’s most repressive regimes by Freedom House. Freedom House, a non-governmental organization, has published a new report called ‘The Worst of the Worst: The World’s […]

Georgia not more democratic since the rose revolution

By | June 7th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A new report shows that Georgia is largely as democratic as it has been since and even before the rose revolution in 2003. In Freedom House’s report Nations in Transit 2012, Georgia remains in the category called “transitional government or hybrid […]

Freedom House: Georgian politics is on early 90s level

By | January 20th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - American human rights group Freedom House indicates that Georgian democracy has not recovered from the backlash, but remains at a comparable level to right after independence. Seen overall, the trend is that democracy is improving, but in the wake of the turbulence which Georgia experienced a few years ago it is still on [...]