PRESSURE ON ISFED LONG TERM OBSERVER NANA SANIKIDZE IN LANCHKHUTI
2012-07-23 Governor of municipality Lanchkhuti, Gia Goguadze intervened in the activities of ISFED's Lanchkhuti Regional Coordinator / long-term observer, Nana Sanikidze. The governor met with Nana in his cabinet on July 19 where he was rude and raised his voice in conversation. He claimed that ISFED had one-sided coverage of events and was only interested in National Movement’s mistakes, accusing Nana Sanikidze of playing a role in that biased standpoint. The governor demanded that Nana Sanikidze was to obtain information about the "Georgian Dream" Door to Door campaign which he said has too many irregularities.
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.