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Tamta Dolendzhashvili

Affiliated media: Pirveli TV channel, Investigative journalist

Incident date: January 26, 2023

Attack type:

  • Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture

Who attacked: Non-authorities

Source: Pirveli TV channel

Location: Georgia, Tbilisi

Additional information:

Tamta Dolendzhashvili, the investigative journalist of the Pirveli TV channel, was taken hostage while filming a report about an illegal company that was cashing in Russian rubles. During the filming, she was attacked by employees of the company and then locked in a room, being refused to be let out until she erased the footage on her phone. The journalist was released by a patrol police unit.