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PHYSICAL AND VERBAL ABUSE AGAINST LTO OF ISFED IRMA KITRIASHVILI IN ZEMO KHANDAKI

Date: 2012-09-26
District: Kaspi , Zemo Khandaki
Incident Category: Intimidation, Physical attack, Other intimidation

2012-09-26 On September 26, in the village Zemo Khandaki territorial governor and the UNM majoritarian candidate of Kaspi Gia Iordanashvili verbally and physically assaulted ISFED LTO and journalist of Shida Kartli information center Irma Kitriashvili. She tried to shoot the video how Mr. Iordanashvili was distributing flour and sugar to the affected population. Iordanashvili took away Irma kitriashvili's camera. Local residents have also witnessed the accident....

RAIDING OFFICES OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IN AMBROLAURI AND RUSTAVI

Date: 2012-09-21
District: Ambrolauri , Ambrolauri/Rustavi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-09-21 ISFED has found out 3 cases of raiding offices of Georgian Dream in Ambrolauri and one case in Rustavi. In particular, on 21 September in Ambrolauri, village Nikortsminda and Chrebalo windows were broken and in Ambrolauri office door was damaged. On September 22, office of coalition "Georgian Dream" in Rustavi was raided....

THREATENING AGAINST THE GEORGIAN DREAM SUPPORTER EKA KVACHADZE IN LANCHKHUTI

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

2012-08-08 On August 8, 2012, there was an assembly held in downtown Lanckhuti for commemorating the August 2008 developments. Eka Kvachadze, who was wearing a shirt of the Georgian Dream, expressed her desire to participate in the assembly. Irma Mgeladze, head of Lanchkhuti Municipality’s department for cuturel, monuments protection and sports, resisted. Irma Mgeladze told her – “you’re not on our side and therefore, you don’t have the right to stand here. You should go to the Georgian Dream.” ...

THREATENING AGAINST DRIVER OF MINI-BUS ROIN KATAMADZE IN KOBULETI

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

2012-08-12 Driver of Kobuleti-Zeniti minibus Roin Katamadze was prohibited from working as of August 12, 2012. Roin Katamadze believes that this has to do with the fact that he was transporting supporters of the coalition Georgian Dream for various meetings organized by the coalition. In an interview with The ISFED’s LTO, Levan Gugunava and Roberti Kaladze stated that Roin Katamadze was dismissed from work two years ago for violation of contract; nevertheless, he continued to work, refusing t...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

INTIMIDATION AGAINST MEMBER OF YOUTH WING OF UNM ZURAB KUCHASHVILI IN LANCHKHUTI

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

2012-06-17 According to a representative of the youth organization of the United National Movement, Zurab Kuchashvili, he was taking photos at the assembly of the coalition Georgian Dream, when one of the women there asked him about the reason for taking the photos and threatened to destroy his camera. Later Kuchashvili’s mother was visited by a woman, warning her that if her son did not give up his work, he would “face problems”....

THREATENING AGAINST ACTIVIST OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IVERI NERGADZE IN BAGHDATI

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

2012-07-09 On July 9, 2012, activist of the Georgian Dream Iveri Nergadze and his father Merab Nergadze were summoned to the bureau of MP Temur Kokhodze. Iveri Nergadze informed ISFED’s LTO that the MP suggested him to leave the Georgian Dream; otherwise, his brother and sister-in-law, who worked at Tegeta Motors Ltd., would be dismissed from work. In an interview with ISFED’s LTO on July 24, Iveri Nergadze stated that his brother and sister-in-law had in fact been dismissed from work. However,...

ISSUE OF REGISTRATION OF INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE MR. GIORGI GLUNCHADZE

Date: 2012-08-16
District: Kharagauli
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-08-25 On August 16, 2012 the official website of CEC published announcement of Kharagauli DEC #48, that registration of independent candidate Mr. Giorgi Glunchadze had been stopped for uncertain terms. Reason of the mentioned fact withdrawal of documentation necessary for registration. GYLA applied to Kharagauli DEC via media sources to claim the documents back, and required return of the documents from the relevant administrative bodies. GYLA had informed the intergovernmental commission ...

FACT OF ILLEGAL FINE OF IVANISHVILI AND KALADZE

Date: 2012-08-12
District: Tbilisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-08-16 GYLA has studied illegal decisions of August 10 and 11 of Tbilisi city court about fining of leaders of political coalition "Georgian Dream" Mr. Ivanishvili and Mr. Kaldze and confirmation of sequestration of real and movable property of Mr. Kaladze. According to the decision of court the amount of fine imposed to Mr. Kaladze had been determined in amount of 16 944 960 GEL, and fine imposed to Mr. Ivanishvili had been determined in amount of 20 243 827,5 GEL. [url]ht...

ACT OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THE CITIZEN DURING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT

Date: 2012-07-24
District: Zugdidi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-08-02 On July 24, 2012 President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has been meeting with population of village Tsaishi, in Zugdidi municipality. Citizen Ms. Roza Tskabelia wanted to tell president about her problems, but she didn't have an opportunity to do this as far as representatives of local government, governor himself and police officers conducted act of violence against her. GYLA applied to law enforcing organs for investigation of mentioned fact. [youtube]YHf1Zva12ug[/youtube]...

PRESSURE ON ISFED LONG TERM OBSERVER NANA SANIKIDZE IN LANCHKHUTI

Date: 2012-07-23
District: Lanchkhuti , Lanchkhuti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-23 ISFED observer, Nana Sanikidze,is a part-time employee in Valodia Suladze State Museum under control of Lanchkhuti Cultural Center. On July 23, Lawyer of Lanchkhuti Cultural Center, Zaira Gurgenidze allegedly demanded dismissal of Nana Sanikidze from work, as if working in non-governmental organization is incompatible activity for public servant....

SPYING ON MAJORITARIAN CANDIDACY OF COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IN CHKHOROTSKU

Date: 2012-07-23
District: Chkhorotsku , Chkhorotsku
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-23 Two cars were spotted spying on the house where the majoritarian candidacy of coalition Georgian Dream Levan Izoria lives on July 22. The owner of the house, Valodi Badzaghua, noticed the cars' suspicious activity so made a note of the cars' registration numbers which were reportedly BKB 170 and ZSH 999. However, upon approaching the vehicles to identify the occupants, they accelerated toward Badzaghua and crashed into his neighbour's fence. Badzaghua says that the occu...

ORDER FOR EMPLOYEES OF MINISTRIES TO COLLECT DATA OF SUPPORTERS OF NATIONAL MOVEMENT

Date: 2012-07-19
District: Tbilisi , Tbilisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation, Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-07-21 Ministry employees were ordered to collect data (name, address, ID number, telephone number) from 10 citizens who will vote for the National Movement in the elections. They are instructed to mark their voting preference in a manner that corresponds with their preferred political party e.g. 3 dots, a square etc. The process started about two weeks ago and all employees were ordered to collect the data....

TERMINATING SOCIAL WELFARE TO NELI GABELAIA IN VILLAGE KVEDA SIMONETI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Terdjola , Kveda Simoneti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Other intimidation

2012-07-13 According to Sopio Buskivadze, a representative of the coalition Georgian Dream, they stopped providing social welfare to Neli Gabelaia of the village of Kveda Simoneti after she signed a petition for the restoration of Bidzina Ivanishvili’s citizenship. Neli Gabelaia's entitlement to social welfare was cut in February, which she only discovered in March....