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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 …

Parliament overcomes president's veto on foreign agents bill in Georgia

Parliament overcomes president's veto on foreign agents bill in Georgia

The republican authorities began the procedure for adopting a high-profile bill on foreign agents in Georgia in mid-April, which caused mass protests. The President of the country also opposed this law and vetoed it. However, members of parliament have overcome this veto today.

Georgian Dream responds to U.S. sanctions against Tbilisi

Georgian Dream responds to U.S. sanctions against Tbilisi

Head of the ruling Georgian Dream party Mamuka Mdinaradze said Georgia “independence” was “not for sale for any visa”, after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced visa restrictions for “those …

Foreign agent bill adopted in Georgia

Foreign agent bill adopted in Georgia

The Georgian Parliament adopted in the third and final hearing the bill "on transparency of foreign influence", reintroduced by the ruling Georgian Dream party on the backdrop of ongoing public protests.

UN calls on Georgia to abandon foreign agent bill

UN calls on Georgia to abandon foreign agent bill

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk voiced concern over reports of unnecessary and disproportionate use of force against demonstrators and media personnel in Tbilisi. He urged the authorities to fully …