Tbilisi Pride 2019

Tbilisi Pride to go ahead despite police statement they can’t guarantee event’s safety

By | June 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

From an LGBTQ rally in Tbilisi in 2017. (Rustavi 2.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Gay rights activists in Georgia are defying threats from conservative groups and lack of police protection as organizers opt for a street rally during Tbilisi Pride. The rally is scheduled for the concluding day of Tbilisi Pride, despite continuous threats by radical groups [...]

Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs unable to provide security for Tbilisi Pride, recommends indoors event

By | June 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch--Civil society organizations in Georgia are concerned over the police stance toward the Tbilisi Pride event in two weeks’ time and call upon law enforcers to “take adequate measures to secure security of participants in peaceful assembly”. “It’s the State's obligation to ensure timely and adequate protection [of Tbilisi Pride participants] from possible violence,” the [...]