Nugzar Pankvelashvili - Justice for Journalists

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Nugzar Pankvelashvili

Affiliated media: TV channel Pirveli , Cameraman

Incident date: June 15, 2022

Attack type:

  • Illegal impediments to journalistic activity, denial of access to information

Who attacked: Authorities


Location: Georgia, Tbilisi

Additional information:

On June 15, the camera crews of the Pirveli TV channel (the first one – reporter Tamta Dolenjashvili and cameraman Nugzar Pankvelashvili, the second one – reporter Ceceli Bokeria and cameraman Giorgi Chantladze) were not allowed into the hall where the press conference of Minister of Culture Thea Tsulukiani was being held. The Minister's guards allowed only journalists loyal to the government.