Georgia's foreign agents bill

EU eyes sanctions over Georgia’s ‘foreign agent’ law

EU eyes sanctions over Georgia’s ‘foreign agent’ law

The European Union is considering a range of measures in response to the Georgian government’s controversial ‘foreign agents’ law, according to an internal document seen by Euractiv. The measures include imposing …

EU warns Georgia of consequences over foreign agents law

EU warns Georgia of consequences over foreign agents law

EU Ambassador to Georgia Paweł Herczyński highlighted the ongoing “difficult period” in the relationship between Georgia and the bloc following adoption of a law on transparency of foreign influence by the Georgian …

Georgia's ruling party not afraid of U.S. sanctions

Georgia's ruling party not afraid of U.S. sanctions

The Mayor of Tbilisi and Secretary General of the Georgian Dream party Kakha Kaladze highlighted the ruling party’s “commitment to the interests of the country” following the U.S. decision to impose visa restrictions on …

US introduces visa restrictions against Georgian citizens

US introduces visa restrictions against Georgian citizens

Washington is banning the entry of several dozen Georgian citizens into the United States. The restrictions are related to the law on foreign agents adopted by the Georgian government. The State Department said this is the first batch of restrictions.

U.S. says it has nothing to do with protests in Georgia

U.S. says it has nothing to do with protests in Georgia

The United States has nothing to do with the protests that are taking place in Georgia against the foreign agents legislation, the U.S. Department of State spokesperson Matthew Miller said. According to the spokesperson, the …

Georgia's foreign agents law comes into force today

Georgia's foreign agents law comes into force today

Speaker of the Georgian parliament Shalva Papuashvili said that he had signed the bill on foreign agents into law, with the document having gone into effect. "I signed the bill on transparency of foreign …

ODIHR urges Georgian authorities to revoke foreign agents law

ODIHR urges Georgian authorities to revoke foreign agents law

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) concluded that Georgia’s law on transparency of foreign influence contained “serious deficiencies” …

Georgian NGOs may challenge foreign agent law in ECHR

Georgian NGOs may challenge foreign agent law in ECHR

A group of Georgian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) said they were preparing an appeal to the Georgian constitutional court against a "foreign agent" law. The coalition of NGOs was also preparing a submission to the …