2009-08-27What Is The Difference Between “Old” and “New” IDPs?!
People, who were internally displaced from Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions in 1991-93, think that Government of Georgia pays more attention to the victims of the war in August of 2008. Officials of the Government of Georgia are proud that unlike previous president, the current one has created comfort for new IDPs.
2009-08-25One Step Forward Two Steps Back
Most of the IDPs from the Kodori valley that live in Kutaisi have only one table, 4 chairs, a bed, a TV set and a fridge. They live in a former military college building which was renovated by foreigners. The IDPs have been living there since March 2, 2009. They are very dissatisfied and tell about their problems to everyone hoping that their problems might be taken up by the government.
2009-08-18The Problem of Muslim Meskhs Remains Unsolved
Based on the obligation obtained by the state of Georgia in front of European Union repatriation of so called “Turkish Meskhs” should have started in 2002 and ended in 2011. Only 2 years remain till the official term expires but neither money nor economic and political climate exists in the country for repatriating Muslim Meskhs. Meanwhile, Muslim Georgians that were deported from Meskheti, a region in South Georgia demand their return to their homeland fairly. Large scaled and brutal violation of rights of Muslim Meskhs occurs many years now. Deported Meskhs have only legal basis for returning to their motherland.
2009-08-07Ergneti – After a Year
The government of Georgia is proud that it has given shelter to all IDPs but apparently it does not really care where and in what conditions the IDPs are actually living…
2009-08-03Homeless Woman Planning to start Open-ended Hunger-strike at the Telavi District Court
Nanuli Kurshitashvili, awoman who lost her house, is planning to start an open-ended hunger-strike at the Telavi District Court. She accuses Judge Natela Jashiashvili, who rendered a verdict in her case, of misuse of her position.
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