CRS Issue 747 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


CRS Issue 747

Mikheil Saakashvili delivers a speech in 2012, during his time as president of Georgia. (Photo: OSCE/Flickr)
Tinatin Jvania
21 Aug 14
Analysts note that legal moves look like political retaliation and could alienate allies in the EU and US.
Rasul Jafarov, chairman of the Human Rights Club, is in detention awaiting trial. (Photo courtesy of R. Jafarov)
Afgan Mukhtarli
8 Aug 14
Analysts say rising number of prosecutions indicate a concerted campaign against NGO sector.
One of many border areas that has seen civilian deaths amid the fragile peace. This is on the frontier between Armenia and Azerbaijan, not the “Line of Control“ around Karabakh. (Photo: Armenian defence ministry)
Armen Karapetyan, Afgan Mukhtarli
8 Aug 14
Rising numbers of casualties shake 20-year-old ceasefire agreement.
Artur Alexanyan, the champion wrestler allegedly assaulted in the incident. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Yekaterina Poghosyan
7 Aug 14
Fears of attack on media freedoms after court rules information is needed to help solve serious crime.
Worshippers at an Armenian Apostolic Church service in Georgia. (Photo: Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia)
Sopho Bukia, Arpi Harutyunyan
7 Aug 14
Claims that Armenians were target of ethnic attack are disputed by eyewitnesses.