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Georgia passes ‘foreign agents’ bill and Copenhagen Democracy Summit

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15 May 2024

Episode 3332

59 minutes

Giorgi Tabagari tells us what’s next for Georgia as its parliament passes the ‘foreign agents’ bill. Also in the programme: Monocle’s Asia editor, James Chambers, on Singapore’s new prime minister and Suzanne Lynch gives us the latest from the Copenhagen Democracy Summit. Plus: Bernie Cho updates us on the NewJeans controversy that’s rocking the K-Pop world.

15 May 2024

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Georgia’s controversial ‘foreign agents’ law passes

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Georgia’s Foreign Agents Bill was passed yesterday despite huge protests in Tbilisi. Police used teargas on crowds and there was even violence in the chamber. Demonstrators, who have dubbed the bill ‘Russia’s Law’, are concerned that it will hinder the country’s efforts to be accepted into the EU. The bloc has warned that the law is incompatible with European values.

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