2011-05-23Demonstrators Irritated at Journalists and Cameras
Supposedly, only “accredited journalists” will cover the ongoing protest demonstration organized by the Public Assembly near the building of the Public Broadcasting.
2011-05-23Provocations and Clashes during Protest Demonstration
On May 22, in the morning, the situation about the protest demonstration organized by the Public Assembly escalated in front of the Public Broadcasting building. The demonstrators attacked the car of the law enforcement officers and started to drub it.
2011-05-20Dangers of Mediocrity (Andy Garcia or Mikheil Saakashvili?)
3 years ago some Armenian colleagues of mine told me the story of making the film The Lark Farm by Italian directors Paolo and Vittorio Tavianis. They had invited them to Yerevan, to the film festival and passed the books on Armenian-Turkish relations, namely the “genocide of Armenians” called so by part of the world.
2011-05-19Human Rights In Gori District
2011-05-19Activists of Public Assembly were Attacked
The Public Assembly has planned to hold protest rallies with the request of changing government on May 21st. Three days before the start of protest rallies, the activists of Public Assembly were attacked in Sagarejo Region.
2011-05-19Aleksandre Khegaturi: “The Memorandum regarding which I was called a Traitor Is Blocked by Abkhazians”
2011-05-19Gogi Tsulaia Is Not Going to Pay the Bail
2011-05-19Georgian NGOs Appreciate Assistance from the USA and EU in the Protection of Human Rights
2011-05-19Leader of Youth Branch of the Georgian Party Detained
On May 18, police officers detained a leader of the youth branch of the Georgian Party Shota Iamanidze. He is accused of purchase-storage-usage of narcotic substances – Article 260 Part II of the Criminal Code of Georgia. The crime is punished from 7 to 14 years imprisonment. The family members said Iamanidze was arrested in Abashidze Street.
2011-05-17Guram Odisharia: “Georgian and Abkhazian Society is Feed by the False Stereotypes”
What kind of perspectives public diplomacy has towards the resolution of Georgian-Abkhazian conflict, what is the attitude of Abkhazian society towards Georgia, are they afraid of assimilation with Russians and how correct is the politics of Georgian government towards the conflict, the writer Guram Odisharia spoke with the interpressnews about these issues.
2011-05-17Residents of Village Mleta Taking Turns for Sleeping
The sufferers of the landslide in the village Mleta are afraid that the landslide erupt again in spring and destroy their houses. Last year, the landslide locked the river-bed and the water flooded the houses. Approximately 15 families were promised to be evacuated but the sufferers of the natural disaster still live in the destroyed houses.
2011-05-16Amnesty International: Annual Report on Georgia (2011)
Concerns continued over the progress of investigations into crimes under international law during the war between Georgia and Russia in August 2008 and in its immediate aftermath. Despite some progress, solutions for the housing and integration of internally displaced people remained insufficient.
2011-05-16Labor Party Protests against Construction of Five-Storey Palace of Head of Counter Intelligence Administration
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