2014-04-01Previously Narrowed Streets Are Now Widened
Three streets are widened in the Old Batumi. Four years ago, those streets were narrowed and the repair works lasted four months. Why did they narrow streets in the past if it was necessary to widen them again? Are Batumi budget funds wasted? – Batumi residents ask.
2014-03-31Public Defender’s Special Report on Human Rights in Conflict Affected Regions
Public Defender’s adviser in conflict regions visited several IDP compact settlements and villages adjacent to occupied territories in Shida Kartli; she listened to problems of local people.
2014-03-28Demonstration to Request Reimbursement of the Damage Caused by Natural Disaster
Population of four villages in Gori district request reimbursement of the damage caused by natural disaster in August, 2013. The natural disaster destroyed harvest in the villages of Ditsi, Korda, Arbo and Ergneti (bordering with Tskhinvali region).
2014-03-21Gori District Administration to Sold Extra Vehicles via Auction
Human Rights Center requested public information how much funds were spent on the fuel for the service cars of the leaders and employees of the Gori district administration. The administration replied that 96 421 lari was spent on the fuel in 2013.
2014-03-21Why Tamar Mearkishvili Was Resigned from the Position of the Youth House Director?
“If you want to live here, you must be silent or complain correctly.” This person loudly complained about all problems in the district; she exposed every perpetrator publicly and who could stand her behavior? So they finally sacked her,” a local teacher told humanrights.ge when unofficially commenting on the dismissal of the former director of the Akhalgori Youth House Tamar Mearkishvili.
2014-03-20Signatures Collected against Illegal Surveillance in Gori
On March 19, peaceful demonstration in the frame of the Campaign “This Affects You – We Are Still Listened To” was organized in Gori like many other cities of Georgia. Participants marched around the city and collected signatures.
2014-03-20Ex-PM Ivanishvili 'Disappointed' in Margvelashvili
Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili said to he’s “surprised” by and “disappointed” in President Giorgi Margvelashvili.
2014-02-28Audit Reports Football Base Was Illegally Sold
Training base of the Football Club Guria is located on the Black Sea Coast in Grigoleti village. Short time ago, Human Rights Center was informed that property was illegally taken from the Lanchkhuti district owned base.
2014-02-28Noise during Conference of Georgian Dream in Gori
Second conference of the Georgian Dream was held in noisy environment in Gori. Election of the new chairman of the GD’s regional organization was on the agenda. Delegates gathered in the Gori Drama Theatre to support Nino Zurabishvili on the position. About ten members of the GD protested ongoing polls outside and spoke about internal controversy in the local organization of the Georgian Dream.
2014-02-28Amendments to the Law Restrict Labor Rights of Public Servants
Argument about amendments to the Law of Georgia on Public Service might continue in the Constitutional Court. According to the February 5, 2014 amendments to the law, which was approved by the Parliament of Georgia together with the Code on Local Self-Governance, every employee of the local self-governmental bodies will work as interim employees.
2014-02-26Police Started Probe into Painting of Statue
2014-02-25Twice Resigned Person from Position By the Court Was Restored to Job
Court twice prohibited former director of the Kakheti regional development agency Valeri Gremelashvili to occupy leading position in the agency. The court found him guilty in the abuse of professional authority and waste of large amount of fund together with the former chairman of the agency Giorgi Sibashvili.
2014-02-24Nongovernmental Organizations Call on the Government to Effectively Protect Rights of Workers at Kazreti Deposit
Nongovernmental Organizations Call on the Government to Effectively Protect Rights of Workers at Kazreti Deposit.
2014-02-24Appeal Court Upheld Lawsuit of the Former Chairman of the Gori Municipal Board
Marlen Nadiradze requested annulment of the September 14, 2007 decree of the municipal board with which the board members resigned him from the position. Several-day political controversy was pre-condition of this decision.
2014-02-24Head of Pres-Center of the Shida Kartli Regional Administration Quitted Job
Natia Omadze, head of press-center and public relation department of the Shida Kartli regional administration, made statement about leaving the job in social network. Omadze connected her decision with regional governor Zurab Rusishvili’s insularity and distance from the society.
2014-02-24Bus Drivers Have Been on Strike for Eights Day in Batumi
Bus drivers have been on strike for eight days already in Batumi. 300 drivers of public transport stopped working with the request of raise in salaries. Drivers request resignation of Gia Loria, director of the Auto Transport Company, and payment of 4, 5 lari instead 4 lari per working hour.
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