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INTIMIDATION AGAINST ACTIVIST OF GEORGIAN DREAM ZURA BURDULI IN DUSHETI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Dusheti , Dusheti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-08-20 On August 20, 2012, an activist of the coalition Georgian Dream from Dusheti was called up for military service. In an interview with The ISFED’s LTO Zura Burduli says that during medical examination chief of the military conscription service Beso undilashvili was telling doctors to write in his medical report that Burduli was fit for military service. The ISFED’s LTO interviewed Beso Undilashvili who denied any acts of pressure against Zura Burduli, saying that he will be examin...

INTIMIDATION AGAINST SCHOOL TEACHERS IN CHOKHATAURI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Chokhatauri , Chokhatauri
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening

2012-08-19 Several teachers of Chokhatauri School were not going to attend meeting organized by the United National Movement on August 19, 2012. Having learned about their intention, school principal forced them to attend the meeting by threatening with payroll deduction. Identity of the school teachers and the principal is known to THE ISFED; however, it refrains from publicizing the information for safety concerns....

THREATENING AGAINST ACTIVIST OF GEORGIAN DREAM HASMIK YEGIAN IN AKHALTSIKHE

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Akhaltsikhe , Akhaltsikhe
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening, Hindering carrying a campaign

2012-08-12 On August 12, 2012, at around 16:00, activist of the coalition Georgian Dream Hasmik Iegyan together with three other supporters of the coalition was distributing booklets of the coalition Georgian Dream. Suddenly they were approached by Aghasa Irtsyan together with two other individuals accompanying him and identified himself as a police officer. He demanded the activists stop acting in support of the coalition; otherwise, he said he would arrest them . Iritsyan tore some booklets...

POLITICAL REVENGE AGAINST SUPPORTER OF GEORGIAN DREAM NUGZAR GIORGADZE IN TSKHEMLISKHIDI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Ozurgeti , Tskhemliskhidi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-08-09 According to the report of Guria News, on August 9, 2012, one of the dwellers of the village Tskhemliskhidi, Nugzar Giorgadze who is a supporter of the coalition Georgian Dream, found saplings of a precious Empress Tree that he had planted in his own plot cut down to the ground. Nugzar Giorgadze believes that it was an act of retribution, although he can’t specify the person who cut down the saplings. However, in an interview with The ISFED’s LTO, he says that the incident happened af...

THREATENING FROM CHIEF OF SHIDA KARTLI REGIONAL POLICE AGAINST FAMILY OF LEVAN TABORIDZE, SUPPORTER OF GEORGIAN DREAM IN KASPI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Kaspi , Kaspi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening, Intimidation from the law enforcement forces

2012-08-08 On August 2012, father of Levan Taboridze, supporter of the coalition Georgian Dream who currently resides in Belgium, was visited by Malkhaz Barnovi, chief of Shida Kartli regional police, and threatened that his family would lose a house if his son does not come to his senses. Levan Taboridze believes the incident had to do with his active participation in protest rallies held by immigrants – e.g. on June 28, 2012, outside the Renaissance Brussels Hotel where President Mikheil Saa...

THREATENING AGAINST MEMBER OF GEORGIAN DREAM NIKOLOZ KIKILASHVILI FROM DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF SAKREBULO IN SIGHNAGHI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Sighnaghi , Sighnaghi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening, Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-08-03 On August 3, 2012, deputy chairperson of Sakrebulo Kote Janelidze suggested to a Tsnori-dweller, Nikoloz Kikilashvili to abandon the coalition Georgian Dream, which the latter refused to. According to Kikilashvili, after two days Kote Janelidze had him sit in his car and took him to a forest park where there Soso Tsitsishvili, head of the regional security service, was waiting. Janelidze and Tsitsishvili were demanding that Kikilashvili leave the country and the coalition Georgian Dre...

THREATENING AGAINST ACTIVIST OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM EMZAR TSAAVA FROM ZUGDIDI POLICE OFFICER

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Zugdidi , Orulu
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening, Intimidation from the law enforcement forces

2012-08-02 On August 2, 2012, at around 17:00, the coordinator of the coalition Georgian Dream in the village of Orulu, Emzar Tsaava was visited by an officer of Zugdidi patrol police Irakli Tsaava. According to Emzar Tsaava, Irakli Tsaava locked the door and demanded he explain the reason why he was a member of the opposition, and to stop cooperating with the coalition Georgian Dream. Irakli Tsaava started threatening Emzar Tsaava with a weapon. Later Emzar Tsaava managed to escape from the ro...

DISMISSAL OF MEDPERSONAL ETER CHUCHULASHVILI FROM WORK IN DEDOPLISTSKARO

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Dedoplistskaro , Dedoplistskaro
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-07 On August 7, 2012, a member of the medical staff of a brigade of Adati Ltd.’s emergency service, Eter Chuchulashvili was dismissed by the director on grounds that brother of her spouse – Giorgi Nasrashvili is a representative of the Georgian Dream’s office. After publicizing of the fact (in around ten days), Eter Chuchulashvili was reinstated to work. The ISFED’s LTO verified the incident with director of Adati Ltd Nukri Bagashvili. He director did not confirm the fact and declared ...

DISMISSAL OF LELA RAZIKASHVILI, DIRECTOR OF VAJA-PSHAVELA HOUSE-MUSEUM IN DUSHETI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Dusheti , Dusheti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-20 On August 20, 2012, director of Vazha-Pshavela House Museum Lela Razikashvili was dismissed from work. Lela Razikashvili had been working as director of the House Museum since 2006. The order about her dismissal cites the fact that she was not a local resident and visited the museum only on the weekends as grounds for her dismissal. Lela Razikashvili herself believes that her dismissal by the fact that she hosted in the museum Bidzina Ivanishvili and supporters of the Georgian D...

DISMISSAL OF AN ACTIVIST OF GEORGIAN DREAM TEA DAVITULIANI FROM WORK IN TBILISI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Nadzaladevi , Tbilisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-09 On August 9 and 12, 2012, activist of the coalition Georgian Dream –Tea Davituliani, was dismissed from two different works. Ms. Davituliani worked as a junior doctor at the tenth branch of ambulance (Mikhailov Hospital) based on a contract agreement, and as an assistant to a family doctor at the clinic New Hospital. During her tenure at the clinic she never once received a reproof or any kind of warning. It is peculiar that Tea Davituliani was dismissed from both works after she op...

THE FACT OF INTERFERING IN MEETING OF CANDIDATE OF "GEORGIAN DREAM" MR. IRAKLI TRIPOLSKI IN DUSHETI

Date: 2012-08-31
District: Dusheti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Hindering carrying a campaign

2012-08-09 On august 9, 2012 majoritarian candidate of "Georgian Dream" Mr. Irakli Tripolski conducted meeting with population of Dusheti. Except of representatives of local society the meeting was attended by employees of local government, members and activists of electoral staff of "United National Movement", who tried to derange the meeting. Because of the situation, which occurred on the meeting Mr. Tripolski and his supporters were constrained to leave the territory....

HINDERING THE WORK OF GURIA NEWS JOURNALISTS BY PRESIDENT'S SECURITY GUARDS IN OZURGETI

Date: 2012-08-22
District: Ozurgeti , Bakhvi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-24 In an interview with ISFED’s LTO, journalists of Guria News, Giorgi Girkelidze and Zhana Megrelishvili declared that they were finishing up journalistic reporting on July 24, during the visit of the president, when president’s security officer approached them and told to leave the territory. They took their photo camera and deleted photos they had taken. On July 29, 2012, the president was holding a meeting with voters in the village of Bakhvi. According to Zhana Megrelishvili, secur...

CONFRONTATION BETWEEN INFO 9 JOURNALISTS AND UNIDENTIFIED MEDIA GROUP

Date: 2012-08-22
District: Kaspi , Kaspi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-11 A camera crew without a logo and a badge, who refuse to say which media company they represent, appeared on meetings of the Georgian Dream and records participants of assembly. The “journalist” has been identified as Nino Zakarashvili, the cameraman – as Giorgi Chuguashvili. The crew was initially noticed at an assembly of the coalition Georgian Dream in the village of Akhalkalaki on July 11, 2012, followed by a confrontation between journalists of Info 9 and the unknown camera cr...

INTIMIDATION AGAINST INFO 9 JOURNALIST SHORENA KHABALASHVILI IN KASPI

Date: 2012-08-22
District: Kaspi , Kaspi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-06-20 On June 20, 2012, Kaspi Sakrebulo was having a meeting for discussion of fulfillment of budget of Kaspi District for the period of 6 months. Journalists of Info 9 were not let in to attend the meeting. The police cited their late appearance as a motive. Journalists of Info 9 were also informed that the meeting was closed. Later journalist Shorena Khabalashvili tried to get into the office of Sakrebulo Chairperson and to interview him without a camera, but police forced her out after s...

HINDERING THE WORK OF TV-9 JOURNALIST NATIA ROKVA BY REAL-TV JOURNALIST

Date: 2012-08-21
District: Batumi , Batumi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-08 On July 8, 2012, a journalist and a cameraman of Real TV started following a correspondent of TV9 in Batumi, Natia Rokva while she was filming for her report. They were asking her provocative questions and interfering with her reporting. In an interview with ISFED’s LTO, Natia Rokva noted that journalists of Real TV were also asking questions that were political in nature; e.g. “have you been sent by Bidzina Ivanishvili for reporting?”, “did he prepare questions for you?” and “does ...

TEARING DOWN POSTERS OF GEORGIAN DREAM BY MEMBERS OF LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT IN KASPI

Date: 2012-08-21
District: Kaspi , Kaspi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Hindering carrying a campaign

2012-07-14 On July 14, 2012, activists of the Georgian Dream put up posters in the city of Kaspi about time and place of an assembly to be held in Gori. The very same day, a group of young men appeared in Kaspi, who were tearing down the posters. The men who were tearing down the posters of the Georgian Dream were driving cars of local self-government officials throughout the day. Specifically, video footage shows Mirian Berianidze, a trustee of the city of Kaspi, driving the car himself, an...

HINDERING THE CAMPAIGN OF MEMBERS OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IN VERKHVEBI IDP SETTLEMENT

Date: 2012-08-21
District: Gori , Verkhvebi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Physical attack, Hindering carrying a campaign, Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-07-12 On July 12, 2012, representatives of the Georgian Dream – Kakha Kaladze, Sozar Subari and its supporters and members visited an IDP settlement in Verkhvebi where they were met by IDPs, settlement foremen (employees of the municipality of Kurta and Erdevi) – Bezo Kakhniashvili, Viktor Datashvili, Vano Midodashvili together with other supporters, calling representatives of the coalition Georgian Dream leave the territory. During the meeting one of the citizens addressed Kakha Kaladze...

HINDERING THE CAMPAIGN OF MEMBERS OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IN KARELI

Date: 2012-08-21
District: Qareli , Breti/Sasireti/Dzlevijvari
Incident Category: Intimidation, Hindering carrying a campaign, Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-07-12 On July 12, 2012, members of the coalition Georgian Dream – Guguli Magradze, Dima Jaiani and Pavle Nozadze met with the population of the following villages in Kareli District – Breti farm, Zlevijvari and Sasireti. Representatives of the coalition were followed by local self-government officials from village to village, forcing the local population to avoid discussing local problems. Gamgebeli of Sasireti, Melor Eliashvili and Gamgebeli of Breti, Ramaz Akhalkatsi were particularly act...

PHYSICAL ATTACK ON NUKRI BAJELIDZE BY GOCHA SHARASHIDZE, GOVERNOR OF VILLAGE BAKHVI

Date: 2012-08-21
District: Ozurgeti , Bakhvi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Threatening, Physical attack, Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-07-04 Guria News newspaper reported that trustee of the village of Bakhvi, Gocha Sharashidze , physically and verbally abused and threatened dweller of the same village Nurki Bajelidze. Nukri Bajelidze informed ISFED’s LTO that before holding of assembly of the coalition Georgian Dream in Ozurgeti, he was contacted by Mr. Gocha Sharashidze by phone and told to leave the coalition. According to Bajelidze on July 4, when he was in the center of the village Bakhvi at 06:30pm Gocha Sharashidz...

INTIMIDATION AGAINST MEMBER OF YOUTH WING OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM ROSTOM BERIDZE IN KEDA

Date: 2012-08-21
District: Keda , Keda
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-08-21 Member of the youth organization of the coalition Georgian Dream, Rostom Beridze, who lives at 3 Tbel Abuseridze Str. in Keda, is unable to legalize his ownership of a space for 3 months already, as after the recent mapping 3 Abuseridze Str. was turned into 6. Rostom Beridze planned to rent the space to Adjara office of TV 9 but the notary refused to validate his rent contract, saying that the address no longer existed. The public registry has not legalized the ownership for three ...