2014-11-28Heavy Snow Created Problems for Tusheti Population
Heavy snow during past few days in Tusheti district created serious problems for the population. Locals complain about problems of movement, no electricity supply, lack of medical personnel, and attack of wolves.
2014-11-28Results of Vacancy Competition at Gori City Hall and District Administrations Are Known
Deadline for applicants to send applications for the vacant positions in the local self-governmental bodies were expired on November 6. 607 applicants submitted 1570 applications for 102 vacant positions. 337 applicants passed second stage but only 317 of them took part in the test-exams; according to the preliminary information 256 of them passed barrier of 51%.
2014-11-28Protesters condemned violence against women
2014-11-28Shida Kartli Regional Administration Spent 95 940 Lari on Bonuses and Salary-Adds
This year, 36 employees of the Shida Kartli regional administration received bonuses twice and salary –add once for extra work. Additional payments to the employees amounted to 95 940 lari during 10 months.
2014-11-25NGOs Obtained Rights to Observation through Compromise
Competition for the employees of Kutaisi local self-governmental bodies has become more active. Third round of interviews is underway after two noisy rounds of test-exams. Representatives of the Kutaisi City Hall stated the commission is working impartially though part of applicants does not agree with them. Nongovernmental organizations requested engagement in the process for more transparency.
2014-11-21Tolerance and Fears of Religious Majority
How much tolerant we are and whether Georgian state equally guarantees protection of the right to faith and freedom of religion for everybody? How people are protected from the discrimination according to their ethnicity, race, skin color, sexual orientation? How are women protected from violence, people with disabilities from degrading treatment?
2014-11-19Bonuses to Issue Seven Times in Local Self-Governmental Bodies – Noisy Session of the City Council
On November 19, City Council passed the resolution on the amount of bonuses to be issued in Gori Municipality with ten votes v five.
2014-11-18Bones of Lost old Man Were Found in Vazisubani
Bones of 79-year-old lost Anzor Garibashvili were found in Vazisubani village, Gurjaani municipality. Supposedly wild animal ate the old man.
2014-11-12Protest Rally at Gori Prosecutor’s Office
Family members and relatives of Giga Zarkhozashvili, detained during the incident near Gori Justice House held protest rally in front of the Gori Prosecutor’s Office on November 11; they protested dragged out court hearing of the case, which was launched under Article 553 of the Criminal Code of Georgia – resistance to police officers.
2014-11-11“Everything is cut down! Forest has lost its nature! "
A lot of wood is cut and then exported abroad from the mountains of Akhalsopeli village in Khvareli municipality. Locals complained about it with Human Rights Centre. They protested the fact in 2010-2012 too. Local population did not know which company exported the wood.
2014-11-05Human Rights - Instrument for Rebuilding Trust and Mutual Cooperation
On October 29th, the public discussion – Human Rights - Instrument for Rebuilding Trust and Mutual Cooperation – was held in the conference hall of Human Rights House Tbilisi in the frameworks of the project financed by Norwegian Helsinki Committee – Coalition for Rebuilding Trust.
2014-11-03Population Requests Dismantling of Artificial Barriers on Roads
Artificial barriers, so called “bugaroks” have been installed on the roads in Gurjaani district for the past two years. They were installed mostly close to schools and kindergartens. Initially, population welcomed the initiative; it was requested by big part of population due to security means. However, now the claim their houses are damaged because of barriers and if it lasts longer, the houses will ruin.
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