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23 Families in Isolation for 9 Months
51-year old resident of the village Vedzatkhevi of Dusheti region Nodar Zviadauri fell from the rock and got injured. His health state is very hard. However, it is not possible to transfer him to the hospital. Vedzatkhevi has been isolated from the outside world for 9 months now.

Phantom states and rebels with a cause
Three years ago this month, Russia and Georgia fought a brief and brutal war over an obscure slice of mountainous land called South Ossetia that had declared its independence from Georgia. Flouting international law, Russia stepped in to defend South Ossetia and later formally recognized the secessionists as a legitimate government. Hundreds died and thousands of refugees fled the disputed region.

Natural Disaster Attacked Lagodekhi District
Natural disaster attached Lagodekhi district in the morning of August 21 and lasted till late night. 70 families residing in residential buildings in Zakatala Street were evacuated. The River Shromis Khevi, rose after a heavy rain, took 8 garages from the yard away; the water completely destroyed restaurant Nadzvebi, tore off perennial trees, damaged the pipes of natural air and electricity wires. The houses, roads and plots got flooded in the villages too. Domestic poultry and animals died.

Series of Willful Quitting of Jobs in Adjara Region
On July 25th the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Protection of Adjara submitted written request to quit job. The head of Adjara government Levan Varshalomidze satisfied his request.

The Public Defender Demands Inquiry into the Fact of Infliction of Bodily Injuries on a Convict
Public Defender of Georgia Giorgi Tughushi has addressed the Prosecutor General of Georgia, Murtaz Zodelava, with a recommendation to launch investigation into the fact of infliction of bodily injuries on convict Ahmed Aboliv and to promptly conduct a forensic-medical examination to determine the origin and age of the injuries on the convict’s body.

Georgia: Weighs Costs, Benefits of Photographer/Spy Case
President Mikheil Saakashvili’s administration is taking a hit over the abrupt end of a photographer/spy saga in Georgia. Many journalists feel shortchanged on the facts of the case, while foreign allies, in particular the United States, are reportedly growing weary of the Georgian government’s fixation on Russian spies.

Pressure on Journalist of Newspaper Rezonansi
On August 1st Human Rights Center held a press conference the goal of which was to inform the society regarding the facts of threats and pressure against the journalist Mariam Otarashvili.

Tbilisi TV Mast for Sale
The tendency that every state property is being sold in Georgia is continuing. This time the government decided to sell Tbilisi TV mast. The decision to sell the company Alfakom which owns the TV mast was made on July 18th. The Ministry of Economics and Sustainable Development proposes several conditions to the potential investor.

How would you evaluate the work of the new mayor of Tbilisi?
positively negatively I cannot answer


Disbelief 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
Fragile Peace in Balkans
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi


Forgotten by government veterans
Every year, fewer and fewer veterans of the World War II meet the Victory Day. The society receives information about them only on
Villages of the Hopeless
What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?


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