state secrets

Georgian president accuses prosecutors of releasing classified document

By | August 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili accuses the Prosecutor’s Office of publishing a document which was classified as top secret, but the office denied this. August 8, Margvelashvili expressed concern about the publishing of […]

Saakashvili classified documents to cover up crimes: Ivanishvili

By | September 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili asks President Mikheil Saakashvili to release secret documents. One of the documents concerns the TV station Imedi. The PM says he is ‘shocked’ by all the material which is classified as top secret, as ‘crime […]

Georgia makes the income of officials secret

By | May 16th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia is doing away with a law which guaranteed the public access to information about public officials. This means that details about the income, expenses and social benefits of public persons will remain unknown to the public. Openness in this […]

More secrecy in Georgia’s government

By | March 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A bill in Georgia will entitle the president to issue secret acts if the country’s defense and security is at stake. Not only the president will have this right, but also the ministries of defense, internal affairs, justice, finance and energy and natural […]