Georgia should not participate in Sochi Olympics – Nino Lomjaria
October 8 – Director of the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy Nino Lomjaria held a press-conference in the press club of Radio One.
During the press-conference she discussed with journalists petition against Georgia’s participation in Sochi Olympics. The petition was released in social networks today under the initiative of non-governmental organizations ISFED and Transparency International – Georgia. Anyone can join the petition to express his/her position against Georgia’s participation in Sochi Olympics. “Georgia’s refusal to participate in the Olympics will be a great way to express our protest for all countries throughout the world to hear against the illegal actions of Russia in Georgia”, - says Lomjaria.
Today’s petition is not the first time Georgia’s participation in Sochi Olympics is protested by civil sector. In summer when Russia started illegal boarder demarcation NGOs publicly expressed their protest against Georgia’s participation in Sochi Olympics.