INTIMIDATION AGAINST INFO 9 JOURNALIST SHORENA KHABALASHVILI IN KASPI
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 she reached the office door.
According to Khatuna Tatanashvili, member of Kaspi Sakrebulo, the meeting was not closed and the allegation that journalists were late for the meeting is false.