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  11. Parliamentary and Sakrebulo By-Elections - October 31, 2015
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  12. SAKREBULO BY-ELECTIONS - May 22, 2016
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Records: 16
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INCIDENT BETWEEN ACTIVIST OF GEORGIAN DREAM AND UNITED NATIONAL MOVEMENT IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-09-25
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Physical attack

2012-09-25 On September 25, youth wing activists of "Georgian Dream" Nick Patarklishvili and George Nadashvili were sticking election posters of "Georgian Dream" candidate Manana Berikashvili in Gurjaani. "United National Movement" youth wing activists - Tornike Sibashvili and Teimuraz Butsashvili approached them and physical confrontation took place between them. In result Nick Patarklishvili has light brain concussion and George Nadashvili needed ambulatory assist...

HINDERING THE WORK OF GURJAANI INFORMATION CENTER JOURNALIST NATALIA SARKISASHVILI IN VELISTSIKHE

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Gurjaani , Velistsikhe
Incident Category: Other

2012-08-16 On August 16, 2012, journalist of Gurjaani Information Center Natalia Sarkisashvili was interviewing the population affected by a natural disaster in the village of Velistsikhe, who had not received compensation for the damage. Suddenly she was approached by an employee of Gurjaani water supply company and the UNM’s supporter Guram Gurgenashvili who demanded the journalist present her ID card and strictly warned her to stop recording. In an interview with THE ISFED’s LTO Guram Gurge...

HINDERING THE PRE-ELECTION MEETING OF MEMBER OF GEORGIAN DREAM MANANA BERIKASHVILI WITH VOTERS IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Hindering carrying a campaign, Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-08-09 On August 9, 2012, at 16:00, the Georgian Dream’s candidate for the position of majoritarian MP in district of Gurjaani, Manana Verikashvili was holding a pre-election meeting with voters. Several minutes after start of the meeting, an employee of Gurjaani Gamgeoba Social Service, Eka Nakevkhishvili arrived at the scene with five other women. During the meeting these women were openly saying how grateful they were for Giorgi Ghviniashvili. They were expressing their views loudly. It s...

UNM’S CAMPAIGN MATERIALS IN THE OFFICE OF MUNICIPALITY TERRITORIAL BODY

Date: 2012-08-16
District: Gurjaani
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants, Use of buildings

2012-08-16 In the village of Chalaubani, Gurjaani region, the head and employees of a territorial administrative body hung posters of the ruling party in their offices, on the windows and on the second floor of the building....

AGITATION IN FAVOR OF THE UNITED NATIONAL MOVEMENT

Date: 2012-08-14
District: Gurjaani
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a public servant, Misuse of administrative resources, Use of budget funds

2012-08-14 On August 13, in the village of Dzirkoki, Gurjaani region, during the wrestling tournament sponsored by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, the public was invited to the event by people wearing United National Movement t-shorts....

UNM’S CAMPAIGN MATERIALS IN THE OFFICE OF MUNICIPALITY TERRITORIAL BODY

Date: 2012-08-13
District: Gurjaani
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants, Use of buildings

2012-08-13 There were the UNM’s campaign posters and the electoral number of the ruling party on the walls of one of the rooms of Gurjaani Municipality Social Services Department....

DISMISSAL OF GEORGIAN DREAM MEMBER, VANO NATSARASHVILI, FROM SECURITY SERVICE IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-08-13
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-13 On May 30 2012, Coalition Georgian Dream member, Vano Natsarashvili, was dismissed from the security service in Gurjaani. He was working in the “United Security” service from April 2012 and was appointed in Gurjaani Medical Center. Vano Natsarashvili told an ISFED long-term observer that 3 weeks prior to dismissal, security and police officers demanded that he leave Coalition Georgian Dream. If he refused, they threatened that he would lose his job. At the same time, two other employe...

PRE-ELECTION FEAST FOR THE KAKHETI ELECTORATE

Date: 2012-08-01
District: Gurjaani
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party

2012-08-01 On July 31st the political union Christian-Democratic Movement set a tableful of meals for the electorate during a pre-election meeting in Gurjaani. The leaders of the party refused to be sponsors of the event and claim that all products (wine, meat, tomatoes, cucumbers, and bread) were brought by the gathered people, and the party only organized the event. However, the majority of participants state that they did not pay anything and were invited by the Party. It can be seen from the...

TRANSFER OF MONEY FROM FUND KOMAGI TO TEACHER TAMAR AMONASHVILI IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services via other person

2012-07-13 On June 29, 2012, teacher Tamar Amonashvili was questioned as a witness after being dismissed from the village of Kalauri public school. She had received USD 117 from the international charity foundation Komagi. After the questioning, Tamar Amonashvili informed ISFED’s LTO that in late April 2012 she was dismissed for her spouse’s political beliefs. Tamar Amonashvili applied to the foundation in late May and opened an account at VTB bank. On June 29 she was visited by a district inspe...

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 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....

GOVERNER’S PARTY ASSIGNMENTS IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-07-11
District: Gurjaani
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources, Participation of public servants

2012-07-18 The Governor and Vice-Governor of Kahketi, Giorgi Gviniashvili and Gogita Sabiashvili, have instructed the members of the Gurjaani sakrebulo and village trustees to mobilize the authoritative local inhabitants which, in their turn, had to mobilize at least 10 supporters of the ruling party. As a reward for this the authoritative persons were promised to get paid leave at their jobs....

DISMISSAL OF MARO GOGILASHVILI FROM VILLAGE ARASHENDA CULTURAL CENTER

Date: 2012-07-02
District: Gurjaani , Arashenda
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-02 On 29 June, 2012, Maro Gogilashvili, employee of village Arashenda's cultural center, was dismissed from work with the order N 111 of Niko Mamiashvili, director of Gurjaani Municipality Cultural Center. According to Maro Gogilashvili her dismissal is connected to her participation in the door-to-door campaign of Georgian Dream....

POLITICAL ARREST OF GEORGIAN DREAM ACTIVIST GIA POPIASHVILI IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-06-10
District: Gurjaani , Gamarjveba
Incident Category: Intimidation, Political arrest

2012-06-10 On June 10, 2012, an activist of Georgian Dream and resident of the village Gamarjveba, Gia Popiashvili, was arrested. It's noteworthy that he transported citizens by mini-bus to the Georgian Dream rally on May 27 and to the Georgian Dream gathering with citizens in Dedoplistskaro on June 2....

DISMISSAL FROM WORK OF ZVIAD KVIRALASHVILI, CHAIRPERSON OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OFFICE IN GURJAANI DISTRICT

Date: 2012-05-21
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-05-21 In early April, a chairperson of the Office of the Republican Party in Gurjaani district, Zvuad Kviralashvili, was dismissed from the position of a deputy director of the Cleaning Services Ltd. after he facilitated the foundation of the Georgian Dream in Gurjaani. His labor agreement was to expire in May but the contract was terminated in early April for no reason....

DISMISSAL FROM WORK OF ZURAB TERGIASHVILI, ACTIVIST OF THE COALITION GEORGIAN DREAM IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-05-21
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-05-21 An activist of the coalition Georgian Dream, Zurab Tergiashvili, was subject to alleged political pressure in early April. Mr. Tergiashvili had been working as an ambulance driver for seven years. After his contract expired – on April 1, 2011 – it was never renewed. Zurab Tergiashvili himself alleges that he was dismissed from work due to his political affiliation....

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