investigation of Saakashvili government’s crimes

WATCH TRAILER: New TV series about Saakashvili regime’s crimes

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Film director Goga Khaindrava. (Pirveli.) A scene from the trailer. TBILISI, DFWatch–The first episode of a new TV series about the crimes of the Saakashvili regime premiered at Rustaveli Theatre in Tbilisi on Saturday (watch trailer below). Georgian filmmaker and political activist Goga Khaindrava finished work on the documentary TV series, […]

Post-election talk with Georgia-analyst Lincoln Mitchell

By | November 25th, 2013|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , |

Lincoln Mitchell is Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. DF Watch talked with Georgia-analyst Lincoln Mitchell, Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. DFW: What has changed since July, when we last talked?L.M: The euphoria of winning an election, of unseating Saakashvili, of getting rid of […]

Calls for a truth and justice commission

By | May 20th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Victims and activists ask parliament to create a commission to study the crimes of the Saakashvili regime. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former political prisoners on Sunday held people’s congress at Sport’s Palace in Tbilisi in order to demand the restoration of justice and put the Saakashvili regime on trial. The congress decided to set up a people’s movement with the same […]

Prosecutors struggling to deal with flood of complaints

By | March 14th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

Chief Prosecutor Archil Kbilashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prosecutor’s Office in Georgia has created a 12 member investigative group to deal with the mass of complaints flowing in. Chief Prosecutor Archil Kbilashvili said on Wednesday that the group consists solely of young prosecutors who finished […]

Former government minister to be interrogated tonight

By | November 6th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Bacho Akhalaia, a firm Saakashvili loyalist and former government official, has been ordered to appear at the prosecutor’s office for interrogation today at 20:30. Archil Kbilashvili, Georgia’s new Chief Prosecutor, said at a special […]

Georgia prepares to investigate Saakashvili officials

By | November 6th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — A loud discussion broke out in parliament today while lawmakers were trying to agree on who should chair a commission which will investigate former government officials. The National Movement Party of President Saakashvili, which is now in minority, […]

Former governing party demands to chair inquest board

By | October 31st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The current parliamentary minority, which is made up of a party that governed Georgia for the last eight years, demand to have the position as chair of parliament’s temporary investigative commission. The minority introduced a draft law in […]