1. 2012 Parliamentary elections
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Records: 14
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PARTICIPATION OF CLERGY IN THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Date: 2021-09-29
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Other, Campaigning by unauthorized persons

2021-09-29 Similar to previous elections, facts of high-ranking clergy’s presence at the pre-election campaign and candidate nomination events of the ruling party are observed all over Georgia. ...

POSSIBLE MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Misuse of administrative resources , Advertising state-funded projects by party/candidate

2021-09-26 On 2 September, the official website of the National Agency of Public Registry posted under the main news story the announcement of the Minister`s speech, which talked about assigning addresses on all territory of Georgia. The story mentioned that "the Minister of Justice Rati Bregadze spoke about it at the event of nomination of Georgia Dream mayoral candidate held in Vani today.” The information was accompanied by a picture where the Minister was standing in front of the tribune wit...

PRESUMABLY POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE / THREATS / OBSTRUCTION

Date: 2021-09-26
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-26 In early September, a kindergarten manager of a rural kindergarten requested a music teacher to submit a 10-person list of ruling party supporters from the neighborhood. The teacher refused. Per teacher’s will, ISFED is not disclosing the name of the teacher or the village. ...

PRESSURE ON ISFED OBSERVERS IN KHOBI

Date: 2021-09-20
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Intimidation , Attempt of intimidation of observers

2021-08-30
On July 29, Givi Mikanadze, a member of the Georgian parliament, called ISFED a "low-standard" observer organization at a meeting with Georgian, Armenian and Azerbaijani researchers after learning that ISFED long-term observer was also present at the event.

ISFED issued a statement on these facts and called on the ruling party to immediately stop putting pressure on the organization and its observers and reminded that conducting the activities ...

A POLL IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL

Date: 2021-09-16
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Other

2021-09-16 ISFED recorded a survey of teachers conducted by a school administration representative on how they were involved in local self-government elections. The organization is not naming the school or the respondents. There was a list in the questionnaire: as a campaigner, a member of the commission, etc. Some of the teachers replied to the case manager that they were participating in the ongoing process as voters only. Relevant photos were also provided to ISFED observers. ...

THREATS AGAINST A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER

Date: 2021-09-16
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-16 According to ISFED, a local coordinator of the Georgian Dream party threatened a teacher of one of the public schools following Lelo`s offer for this teacher to be a member of the Precinct Election Commission. The representative of the ruling party "advised" the teacher not to accept the proposal of the opposition party and rather to get engaged in support of the Georgian Dream, otherwise she would face some problems. The public school teacher wants to remain anonymous. ...

ACTIVITIES AIMING AT WINNING HEART OF VOTERS

Date: 2021-09-09
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Vote buying, Delivery of money/gifts/services from a political party or a candidate, Misuse of administrative resources

2021-08-30
The Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili informed the public about the initiatives and programs planned by the government in June and July. Most of them go to a wide circle of people and are perceived as part of the pre-election campaign as a way to win the hearts of voters.
One of the initiatives is the write-off of fines and debts, including the release of individuals and legal entities from liability for breaches of Covid regulations. This initiative w...

POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PRESSURE

Date: 2021-09-05
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Intimidation , Threatening

2021-09-05
Acording to the statement of a citizen V.Ch, she was threatened with removal of social assistance because she is a supporter of Gakharia’s party and openly expressed her position in the neighborhood. After that, an employee from the relevant territorial unit approached the citizen and threatened to check the family again and write high scores, thus removing the assistance. There are minors in the family, who fully depend on social allowance and child support.

POLITICALLY MOTIVATED DISMISSAL FROM WORK

Date: 2021-09-04
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Intimidation , Dismissal from work or pressure to write a resignation letter

2021-09-04
Irakli Baghdavadze, an employee of Tbilisi Mayors’ Office company Tbilservice was fired. According to Baghdavadze, he was fired because of his protest. Employees of Tbilservice went on strike on 6 August. Their main demands were salary increase and improvement of working conditions. According to Kaladze, the protesters were "instigated by provocateurs." After negotiations with the City Hall and reaching an agreement, on 7 August, the stri...

USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE AGAINST A FEMALE MP

Date: 2021-08-30
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Other, Discrimination and violence against women politicians

2021-08-30 Nona Mamulashvili, the second MP of the United National Movement, stood on her desk and protested the events of July 5 by raising a poster with the image of Lekso Lashkarava. Georgian Dream MPs reminded her of the rules of conduct and then Irakli Zarkua, a member of the majority physically removed her from the View More

HARASSMENT OF A FEMALE MP

Date: 2021-08-30
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Other, Discrimination and violence against women politicians

2021-08-30 On July 18 the speech of the Minister of Internal Affairs, Vakhtang Gomelauri was interrupted in the Parliament during the very first sentence by the opposition MPs. The protest of the opposition and the journalists was followed by a verbal confrontation between the members of the majority and the opposition. One of the leaders of the National Movement, Tina Bokuchava tried to approach the seat of the Speaker, but the majority MP, Shalva Papuashvili actuallyView More

HARASSMENT OF A FEMALE MP

Date: 2021-08-30
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Other, Discrimination and violence against women politicians

2021-08-30 On July 12, United National Movement MP Ana Tsitlidze View More

UNOFFICIAL CAMPAIGN BY THE RULING PARTY CANDIDATES

Date: 2021-08-30
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Vote buying, Campaign before an official start of the campaign, Misuse of administrative resources , Misuse of public buildings

2021-08-30 Posters of Kakha Kaladze have appeared in the capital since July. Prior to the start of the official election campaign, municipal authorities did not designate locations and / or set up stands to display campaign materials. Moreover, the list of buildings on which the placement of agitation materials is prohibited is not defined. Consequently, the candidate of the ruling party and the incumbent mayor are in a superior position compared to the opposition candidates. ...

PRESSURE ON ISFED OBSERVERS

Date: 2021-08-30
District: Georgia
Incident Category: Intimidation , Attempt of intimidation of observers

2021-08-30 ...