The Democracy Research Institute has summarised the results of 11-month long monitoring of far-right groups disclosure on social platforms and online media, which revealed that nationalistic and anti-liberal content is especially popular among them.
Nationalistic content is particularly characteristic for the following Facebook pages: ‘Turkey is an Occupier’, ‘Silenced Georgians’ and ‘Kardhu’, while anti-liberal content is popular among the followers of the pages - ‘Anti-liberal League’, ‘Alt-Club’ and ‘Geo Pepe.’
Media monitoring revealed that social platforms are one of the main tools for far-right groups for spreading their massages and attracting followers.
Three main characteristics of Georgian far-right rhetoric have been revealed during the media monitoring:
The key findings have been revealed during the monitoring:
DRI studied and analysed 20,235 posts of 12 far-right group leaders and 15 far-right groups on different Facebook pages, as well as 2,317 articles published by 9 online media platforms.
The monitoring was conducted with the financial support of the Embassy of the Netherlands in the framework of the project Understanding and Combating Far-right Extremism and Ultra nationalism in Georgia.