2016-12-05Senebi – village without water, gas and road
You can meet people with muddy boots and buckets fetching water from the spring to their homes in the village of Senebi, Bolnisi municipality. Winding and muddy road in this remote village tells about hard lives of the local inhabitants.
2016-12-01Dismantling of the historical building of the school is temporarily suspended
Elena Bayramova-Adamashvili is originally from the village of Small Mejvriskhevi in Gori municipality. Nowadays she lives in the capital. Upon request of the neighbors she started collection of the documents based on what the company started dismantling of the 9-grade public school building in her native village.
2016-11-21Representatives of the Georgian nongovernmental organizations participated in the Assembly of the Rome Statute State Parties in The Hague
2016-11-17“Our Diversity Is Our Wealth” – International Day of Tolerance
On November 16, the administration of the State Ministry for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia organized an official reception to mark the International Day of Tolerance. Representatives of the legislative and executive branches of the Government of Georgia, diplomatic corps, international and non-governmental organizations attended the reception.
2016-11-14To rescue Katarinenfeld
The story started 200 years ago, when German people were forced to settle in Georgia.
A part of German colonies was established in Kvemo Kartli region too. One of them – so-called Katarinenfeld, was located in the territory of Bolnisi. Probably, Germany has never been so close to Georgia as it was then, but coexistence of Georgian and German peoples turned up temporal. In 1941, with the beginning of the World War II, the Germans were exiled.
2016-10-30Demonstration with the request of effective labor inspection was held in front of the State Chancellery
On October 28, a warning demonstration with the request to immediately review labor policy and to create effective labor inspection was held in front of the Government Administration.
2016-10-28Occupation regime assigned Ilia Takadze to Georgian side
On October 26, as a result of the scheduled meeting in the frame of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism, Ilia Takadze, resident of Kirbali village, who was arrested by the occupation regime soldiers several days ago, was freed from Tskhinvali detention setting. Russian soldiers arrested Ilia Takadze when he was collecting fire-wood in the forest. The family paid 2 000 Russian rubles as a fine.
2016-10-07Human Rights Center prepared investigative and documentary films in partnership with the Tobacco Control Alliance
2016-08-26Harvest sacrificed to the occupation regime
The plot of Shalva Chilindrishvili is located in village of Zemo Sobisi in Gori Municipality, 1 km away from the occupation line. When Chilindrishvili went to reap the barley from his 12-hectare plot, he learned that the combine from the occupied territory will reap his harvest.
2016-08-19Public Defender's Statement on Release of Video Footage Showing Torture and Degrading Treatment
2016-08-10Ex-owner of Gori swimming pool claims the expropriated property back
The Gori City Mayor, Zurab Jirkvelishvili called the twice-failled question back from the City Council. The initiative of the Mayor referred to giving the Gori swimming pool to the Ministry of Economics. At the August 5 session the council members did not support the initiative. Several deputies left the session and the quorum was not accomplished. Second session was scheduled at 17.00 on August 5, but the quorum was not reached again. The next session was scheduled on August 8. However, the Gori Mayor Zurab Jirkvelishvili called the initiative back. The members of the City Council were clarified that the Mayor had not specified the space of the object in the resolution.
2016-05-04Abuse of power or politically motivated selective approach
In March 2016, directors of Tbilisi based kindergartens were massively fired from jobs. Representatives of the Tbilisi Kindergartens Management Agency and Tbilisi City Hall state the directors were fired based on the Audit report which claimed about their negligence and unreasonable expenditure of funds. However, the fired directors speak about other motives and reasons.
2016-04-28Underage Detainee Was Released from Tskhinvali Prison after Relatives Paid 2000 Russian Rubles
2016-04-27Local Self-Government Representatives Speak about Unreasonable Expenditure of Budget Funds
Chairman of the Gori City Council Ilia Metreveli purchased a flight ticket to Poland from the Council’s budget but then he changed his mind after having consultation with Irakli Okruashvili, his advisor. The Council Chairman requested the air-company to reimburse the money but they returned only 155 GEL out of 905 GEL.
2016-04-25Lonely Woman from Tamariani Village Lost Social Benefit
Social Service Agency ceased social benefit for Iamze Jibghashvili, 57, resident ofTamariani village in Lagodekhi municipality.
2016-04-21House of the Kavtarashvilis Burnt in Pankisi Gorge
A house of Omar Kavtarashvili was burnt in Duisi village, Pankisi Gorge. Locals say the accident happened late at night but nobody was injured because family members were not in. The Kavtarashvilis went to work in Grozno several months ago and neighbors said unidentified people tried to burn the house on April 15 too but they managed to put out fire
2016-04-21Unspent Money up to 3 Million GEL in Budget and Failed Projects in Kaspi Municipality
Kaspi district governor presented 2015 Report of the district administration to the municipal board with one month delay. After hearing the 2015 Report on March 15, one part of board members expressed discontent. Robert Kavtiashvili, member of the municipal board, said they did not like that district administration could not use budget funds up to 3 million GEL and suspended infrastructural projects in the municipality.
2016-04-12One More Georgian Citizen Killed in Syria
2016-03-29Disbelief based on partiality Reality is different
In recent days, Campaign This Affects You has become more active for the society. A new slogan has appeared on the famous label of the campaign– “We Still Listened – We Are Still Watched Out”. This is related to illegal distribution of secret records of private life that again made the society anxious.
Representatives of the Georgian nongovernmental organizations participated in the Assembly of the Rome Statute State Parties in The Hague Human Rights Center Appealed the Court against Medical Clinic Lancet Ministry of Corrections to Pay 60 000 GEL to the Prisoner Human Rights Center calls on the media to cover the court hearings into the case of the lawyer Giorgi Mdinaradze Sulkhan Molashvili’s family gets back the property handed over to the state in 2004 Archive
In recent days, Campaign This Affects You has become more active for the society. A new slogan has appeared on the famous labelArchive
I learned about healing water Dzuguri first several days ago. Having searched information, we learned that Dzuguri water is sold near the chainArchive