Giorgi Badridze - Justice for Journalists

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Giorgi Badridze

Affiliated media: Tabula, Journalist

Incident date: April 17, 2024

Attack type:

  • Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Tabula

Location: Georgia, Tbilisi

Additional information:

On 16-17 April, there was a protest against the foreign agents' draft law outside the parliament in Tbilisi. At around 12:30, riot police used force on people without prior warning, including journalists. Giorgi Badridze was beaten and police took away his personal phone, after which he used work phone. Police tried to take that phone away too.