Giorgi Baskhajauri - Justice for Journalists

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Giorgi Baskhajauri

Affiliated media: Aprili Media, Journalist

Incident date: April 17, 2024

Attack type:

  • Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Aprili Media

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 Baskhajauri was beaten by the police and sustained an eye injury. He also said that the police used derogatory terms to insult him. He represents media outlet that covers queer and women rights.