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Maestro journalists defend TV station’s integrity

By | July 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Journalists with Maestro demonstrated in front of the old parliament building in Tbilisi Friday. Their demand was that authorities return satellite receivers seized from the TV company a few days ago, so journalists be let to continue their […]

Channel 9 defiant after police seize 300 000 sat dishes

By | June 22nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Police Thursday night seized 300 000 satellite dishes in several locations around the country. This will prevent a government-critical TV channel from reaching viewers. The sat dishes were meant to let people watch Channel 9, which does not have a […]

Georgian police seize TV equipment in multiple locations

By | June 21st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Police in Georgia Thursday entered the offices of a company affiliated with Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire who is trying to mount a challenge to President Saakashvili in a parliamentary election in October. Police went into the offices of Elita […]

Detainee released in Ivanishvili’s cable distributor case

By | June 15th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – An investor in an opposition affiliated cable company was yesterday released after five hours of interrogation. U.S. citizen Aleksandr Ronzhes, who is co-owner of Global TV, yesterday was unexpectedly detained at Tbilisi international airport and […]