2010-06-28“We Will Rather Stay Here and Protect Akhalgori District, Than Live in Tserovani and Be Busy only with Clapping for Saakashvili”
Abandoned roads covered with grass… locked houses and emptiness all around… once noisy Akhalgori district is now empty and sad. Although you will not see military vehicles in the area, you will face such a silence in the streets of Akhalgori that you might be even get scared.
2010-06-24IDPs Threat with Protest Rallies in Poti
2010-06-23Living in Conflict Region Is Impossible, People Have Less Income
June 20 was the International Day of Refugees. The day has been celebrated throughout the world and in Georgia too for 9 years already. “Real People – Real Needs” – it was slogan of the charity events organized by the UNHCR and Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation of Georgia. However, the slogan was not enough and real needs require real sources to be resolved.
2010-06-09Refugees from Chechnya VS UNHCR
Chechen refugees sheltering in Pankisi Gorge blame the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in their discrimination on ethnic grounds. According to the refugees, the UNHCR promised each family to allocate 8-10 thousand USD if they naturalize in Georgia. After this offer, the Chechen refugees declined the refugee status and obtained the citizenship of Georgia; however, the UNHCR did not keep their promises.
2010-06-08Ministry Has Not Resolved Problems of IDPs in Former Military Hospital
Initially, 1 500 IDPs were sheltered in the building of the former Russian military hospital in Isani district in Tbilisi. Nowadays, about 600 IDPs live there. 390 of them are so-called new IDPs (displaced as a result of the war in August of 2008) and 210 so-called old IDPs (displaced during the armed conflicts in 1990s). Although more than one and half year has passed since the August war, the IDPs living in this building have not received an IDP status and single money allowance yet.
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