Alert on Deterioration of Democracy in Georgia

We are sending this message on behalf of 30 civil society originations to alert you on some very damaging actions by the ruling political party in Georgia, which does adversely affect the quality of democracy in the country and is a dangerous attempt consolidate political power.Namely, we are referring to the latest developments in the... Read More

GRASS will use renewed Endowment support to promote the accountability of public officials in Georgia.

Great news for Factcheck.ge followers. GRASS will use renewed Endowment support to promote the accountability of public officials in Georgia. GRASS will fact check government officials’ statements during the spring and fall sessions of parliament, as well as those made by candidates running for office in the 2017 local elections. Fourteen FactCheck experts will research the... Read More

FactCheck Georgia is recognized as a verified signatory of Fact-Checkers’ Code of Principles

Since March 2017, according to the decision of independent jury of International Fact-Checking Network, FactCheck Georgia is recognized as a verified signatory of Fact-Checkers’ Code of Principles. This fact indicates that FactCheck Georgia is internationally acknowledged as an independent, nonpartisan and credible organization, which responds directly to the importance of adhering to the principles of... Read More

Georgian NGOs’ address to the European Court of Human Rights

We, the signatory NGOs, consider it necessary to make this joint declaration regarding interim measures on Broadcasting Company – Rustavi 2. As it was made available for the public, European Court of Human Rights will decide on the prolongation or termination of interim measures issued on March 3, 2017 by the duty judge. We urge... Read More

NGOs : The decision made by the Supreme Court strengthens the doubts concerning the interference of the government in the court decision making process

We are deeply concerned by the decision, made on March 2 by the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court of Georgia, stating that the owner of Rustavi 2 shares will become Kibar Khalvashi (60%) and Ltd Panorama (40%). In all three instances of judicial proceedings, as well as the final result, do not meet the requirements... Read More

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