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Thursday, May 9, 2024, #085 (5646)

State Security Service Accuses Certain Groups of Organizing Provocations Near Parliament, Involving Georgians Fighting in Ukraine

In light of ongoing protests against the "Foreign Agents" law in front of the parliament, the State Security Service has expressed concerns over certain groups orchestrating "provocations" funded by foreign sources to incite destructive and violent scenarios. (more)

GYLA Urges Investigation into Harassing Phone Calls Amid Protests Against 'Foreign Agents' Law

The Georgian Young Lawyers Association issued a statement regarding phone calls targeting individuals involved in protests against the 'Foreign Agents' law, human rights defenders, or their family members. (more)

The News in Brief

"Georgian Dream Initiates Database to Track Individuals Involved in 'Violence, Threats, and Blackmail'" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Crisis in Georgia: 'Russian Law' Ignites Protests as Elections Loom

The adoption of the "Russian Law" by 83 deputies of the Georgian Parliament in the first reading has sharply strained the situation both within the country, between Georgian Dream and its opponents, and between Georgian Dream and Georgia's western partners. (more)

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