07 July 2020,   14:26
"There should be concerns over the continuation of democratic debates" - Laura Thornton on the case of Rustavi 2

Laura Thornton, director of the NDI Georgia office, responds to the decision of the European Court of Human Rights on the case of Rustavi 2. She points out that meeting between the representatives of the "Rustavi 2" and diplomats, NGOs was emotional. Moreover she thinks that decision of the court can be dangerous for future.
"The is real threats for the democracy, especially it is dangerous for the elections of 2020. NDI stresses the importance of a diverse and free media environment," - Thornton said.