TV channel Pirveli - Justice for Journalists

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Affiliated media: TV channel Pirveli , TV channel

Incident date: June 15, 2022

Attack type:

  • Defamation, spreading libel about a media worker or media outlet

Who attacked: Authorities


Location: Georgia, Tbilisi

Additional information:

Chairman of the ruling party Georgian Dream Irakli Kobakhidze said that there is «black money» on opposition TV channels, however, he cautioned that his statement does not call investigative structures to be interested in this issue. TV channels Formula, Pirveli, and Mtavari Arkhi were named. Tamta Muradashvili, director of the Mtavari Arkhi TV channel, described the politician's statement as another attack on independent and critical media.