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INTIMIDATION FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES AGAINST REPRESENTATIVES OF GEORGIAN DREAM IN TSKALTUBO

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Tskaltubo , Tskaltubo
Incident Category: Intimidation, Intimidation from the law enforcement forces

2012-07-13 On June 7, 2012, four members of the coalition Georgian Dream – Maia Shalamberidze, Kakha Kutateladze, Ani Dolaberidze and Levan Nemsitsveridze were summoned to the police department by its investigator. Representatives of the coalition Georgian Dream informed ISFED’s LTO that on June 7 they received a phone call in their office informing them that if they failed to willingly appear, they would be forcibly taken to the police. According to the individuals summoned at the police statio...

THREATENING AGAINST POPULATION OF VILLAGE ODISHI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Zugdidi , Odishi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 A member of the coalition Georgian Dream, Gurgen Sartania informed ISFED’s LTO that Juli Kaldani, UNM’s activist in the village of Odishi, as well as employees of Odishi Kindergarten (Khatuna Antia and Marina Darsania) were threatening any citizens of Odishi planning to attend the meeting organized by the coalition Georgian dream. They informed the Odishi citizens that those who ignored the order would be noted down on a list that would be handed to the police....

THREATENING AGAINST PAATA TORDIA VIA PHONE CALLS IN ZUGDIDI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Zugdidi , Zugdidi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 Representatives of the coalition Georgian Dream’s office in Zugdidi informed ISFED’s LTOs that one of the members of the political union Free Democrats, Paata Tordia receives systematic phone calls threatening to detain him and members of his family....

VERBAL ABUSE AGAINST DRIVER OF TV-9 ELGUJA OBOLADZE IN TKIBULI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Tkibuli , Tkibuli
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-13 According to Elguja Oboladze, on June 8, 2012, when he was getting ready to transport a reporter of TV-9, he was approached by Kakha Vakhtangidze and harassed by him both verbally and physically. Oboladze says that Vakhtangadze was encouraging anti-Georgian Dream sentiments among the population but he did not retaliate in response....

INTIMIDATION OF GEORGIAN DREAM REPRESENTATIVE MTVARISA NARAIDZE IN VERKHVEBI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gori , Verkhvebi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-13 According to the registrar of the coalition Georgian Dream’s door-to-door voter-checking in the IDP settlement of Verkhvebi, Mtvarisa Naraidze, she was followed by a white Niva with license plates GTR-565 during voter list checking. As a result, none of the respondents were willing to talk to her....

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THREATENING OF GEORGIAN DREAM REPRESENTATIVES IN KHURVALETI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gori , Khurvaleti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 According to registrars of the coalition Georgian Dream, Tariel Midelashvili and Maia Midelashvili, who were verifying voters’ list in the IDP settlement in Khurvaleti, at the entrance of the settlement where there is a police checkpoint, they were stopped and their badges taken. According to the registrars, they were able to register seven families peacefully but after that they were approached by five young men, telling them to stop verifying; otherwise, they said they would beat th...

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INTIMIDATION OF GEORGIAN DREAM REPRESENTATIVES IN SKRA

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gori , Skra
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-13 According to one of the coalition Georgian Dream’s registrars, Mzia Mamulashvili, after she had verified three cottages on June 26, 2012, she was approached by the foremen of IDP settlement in Skra, Kakha Kakhniashvili, and told to leave the settlement as the door-to-door checking had already been done there. He said that if they refused to leave, they would face problems. The registrars found 6 women outside who told them to leave the settlement....

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INTIMIDATION OF GEORGIAN DREAM REPRESENTATIVES IN KARALETI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gori , Karaleti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-13 During the door-to-door checking of voters’ list, a campaign initiated by the coalition Georgian Dream, members of the coalition verifying the list in IDP settlements in Karaleti faced problems. According to one of the registrars, Khatuna Khatashvili, after leaving one of the households, registrars that had verified eight families, found 7-8 women and one man outside, who advised them to leave as they would not allow them to continue their work....

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INTIMIDATING REPRESENTATIVES OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAGODEKHI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Lagodekhi , Leliani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 On June 25, 2012, trustee of a territorial unit of the village Leliani, Nino Kapanadze, demanded that the following interviewers of the Georgian Dream’s door-to-door campaign for checking of voters’ list terminate their activities: Khatuna Koberidze, Lia Jajnidze, Ana Chumburidze and Khatuna Janashvili. Otherwise, she threatened to impose a fine in the amount of GEL 1000. After that, all four interviewers refused to continue checking voters’ list....

THREATENING AGAINST PUBLIC SERVANTS IN DEDOPLISTSKARO

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Dedoplistskaro , Dedoplistskaro
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 On June 1, 2012, the head of cleaning service company Service 2007 LLC, Ilia Taliashvili, head of the center for preschool and without school education, Murad Ozashvili, and director of an art school, Akaki Merabishvili, informed employees that if they or their relatives attended the assembly held by the coalition Georgian Dream on June 2, 2012, they would be dismissed from work. Multiple sources have consequently confirmed this information with ISFED....

THREATENING AGAINST TEACHER, MARIKA ONIANI BY THE ATTORNEY OF VILLAGE DABLATSIKHE

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Chokhatauri , Dablatsikhe
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 On June 17, 2012, trustee of the village of Dablatsikhe in Chokhatauri Munucipality, Bezhan Khabeishvili, “advised” Dabaltsikhe public school teacher Marika Oniani against attending the assembly of the coalition Georgian Dream in Ozurgeti or she would face problems....

THREATENING AGAINST NANI GOGELIA BY THE ATTORNEY OF VILLAGE GANAKHLEBA

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Chokhatauri , Ganakhleba
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 On June 17, 2012, trustee of the village of Ganakhleba in Chokhatauri Municipality, Otar Dolidze, threatened Nani Gogelia, telling her that if her children attended the assembly organized by the coalition Georgian Dream, she’d be in trouble....

INTIMIDATING REPRESENTATIVES OF GEORGIAN DREAM IN VILLAGE NAKHAKHULEVI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Khoni , Nakhakhulevi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-13 Representatives of the coalition Georgian Dream were meeting voters in the village of Nakhakhulevi, Khoni District on June 6, 2012. The meeting was attended by Gia Tsagareishvili and local activists of the Coalition. After the meeting with voters was finished and leaders left, local citizens reported that an employee of the Military commissariat of Khoni with a surname Edzgveradze arrived and informed the village governor about the meeting over the phone. Soon Governor Davit Jokhadze ...

INTIMIDATING RESIDENTS OF VILLAGES IN KHARAGAULI MUNICIPALITY

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Kharagauli , Partskhnali
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-07-13 Representatives of the coalition Georgian Dream were holding public meetings in villages of Kharagauli Municipality from June 5 to June 8, 2012. At the same time, local citizens were warned by village trustees, their deputies, Sakrebulo members and other civil servants, including the head of Kharagauli’s Social Services Agency Kiazo Gamrekelishvili, against participating in public meetings of the coalition Georgian Dream. Similar events occurred in the villages of Partskhnali, Khidari...

INTIMIDATION OF MARIAM MICHITASHVILI, SUPPORTER OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IN BAKURTSIKHE

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gurjaani , Bakurtsikhe
Incident Category: Intimidation, Intimidation on business

2012-07-13 Mariam Michitashvili of the village of Bakurtsikhe had been working as a cook at Khidmsheni and Gvirabebi 99 LLC since May 28, 2012. Furthermore, she rented out two rooms in her house together with storages to the construction company for the period of three months. According to Ms. Michitashvili, the deputy head of the construction company’s division, Givi Makharadze, was summoned to the First Deputy Governor of Kakheti, Giorgi Sibashvili. The latter instructed Mr. Makharadze to imme...

DISMISSAL OF NINO MSHVIDOBADZE FROM LANCHKHUTI MUNICIPALITY GAMGEOBA

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Lanchkhuti , Lanchkhuti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 Nino Mshvidobadze, lead specialist for public relations and information at Lanchkhuti Municipality Gamgeoba was dismissed from work on June 25, 2012. Ms. Mshvidobadze informed ISFED’s LTO that her dismissal had to do with deputy Energy Minister, Giorgi Kavelashvili's visit to the village of Gvimbalauri. While meeting with the local population, several citizens discussed existing problems in the village, which Giorgi Goguadze, Gamgebeli of Lanchkhuti Municipality, was not pleased ...

DISMISSAL OF NATO KATAMADZE FROM NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS CENTER IN KUTAISI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Kutaisi , Kutaisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 Nato Katamadze, chairwoman of the Republican Party’s branch in Kutaisi, was dismissed from her work at the National Examinations Center. According to Ms. Katamadze, she had been working at the center from the very day it was founded and contends that her dismissal is directly related to her political activities....

DISMISSAL OF MEDICAL NURSE NAIRA KIKABIDZE FROM WORK IN VANI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Vani , Vani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 Naira Kikabadze, a paramedic, was dismissed on June 19, 2012. Naira Kikabadze believes that her dismissal had to do with being her spouse being friends with Davit Lortkipanidze, majoritarian MP candidate of the coalition Georgian Dream. Naira Kikabidze contends that her dismissal was unfair and supposes that her spouse may soon share the same fate as hers....

DISMISSAL OF TARIEL TEDEEV FROM WORK IN LAGODEKHI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Lagodekhi , Areshperan
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 On June 18, 2012, Tariel Tedeevi, a representative of a territorial unit of the village of Areshperani, Lagodekhi Municipality, wrote a resignation letter. Son of Tariel Tedeev, Gela Tedeev, informed ISFED’s LTO that his father came to the decision as a result of harassment from the local authorities, which he believes has to do with the report aired on Maestro TV on problems of eco-migrants in the village of Areshperani....

DISMISSAL OF SOSO MTIVLISHVILI FROM WORK IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 On June 11, 2012, Soso Mtvlivishvili, brother of Maestro TV’s correspondent in Kakheti, Sopo Mtivlishvili, was dismissed from work on grounds of expiration of agreement. Soso Mtvlivishvili used to work as a loan officer at Gurjaani branch of Liberty Bank and he had signed a one-year labor contract on March 26. Soso Mtivlishvili and journalist Sopo Mtivlishvili suspect that the dismissal is related to the fact that Ms. Mtivlishvili had started working at Maestro TV....