Georgian president vetoes controversial surveillance bill

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |

(DF Watch) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili on Monday vetoed a surveillance bill which civil society groups claim does not go far enough in reining in the powers of the secret police. Also opposition parties have criticized the bill. They suspect that it will give […]

Parliament won’t override president’s veto

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

Tbilisi, DFWatch – Ruling Georgian Dream coalition will not initiate motion to overturn presidential veto on the recently adopted law that significantly restricts power of Constitutional Court, Zviad Dzidziguri, Vice Speaker of the parliament, said on Wednesday. […]