2010-03-11Ambassadors of The United States, Great Britain and France Meet the Representatives of Human Rights NGOs
On March 10th, the British, French and US Ambassadors met with the representatives of the “Human Rights Center” (HRIDC), the “Georgian Young Lawyers Association” and “Multinational Georgia.” The aim of the meeting was to discuss the situation of human rights defenders in Georgia.
2010-03-10Vladimer Gabaraev: “Even If We Owe Blood to Each Other, Ossetian and Georgian Peoples Should Find Common Language”
Three-day visit of Human Rights Commissioner of the CoE Thomas Hammarberg in Georgia finished short time ago. However, the Commissioner left two international experts Bruise Richard Peg (from Australia) and Nikolas Sebire (from France) in Tskhinvali. They study the case of missing Ossetian people and are still in Tskhinvali.
2010-03-10Georgia Hires Podesta Lobbying Firm
2010-03-05US Congress Commission on International Cases Enacted Resolution on Genocide of Armenians
2010-03-04Eka Tkeshelashvili: “France Hinted Russia Occupation of Georgian Territories Is not Problem
2010-03-04“Teachers Are Flock, Government Pastures Us Wherever They Want”
Last week in Kutaisi, the National Center of Examinations organized a dress-rehearsal of certificate exams for teachers. Teachers stated they had tested themselves at the rehearsal. However, they added they are not going to take the certificate exams scheduled in July; their decision is final and has one reason.
2010-02-26History of 38 Expropriated Families
Properties of 38 families living in Adlia settlement were expropriated. The government intends to build additional road to Batumi Airport in this area. The population is not going to give in because Batumi City Hall promised only 67 GEL for one square meter of their land that is very small sum, as locals claim. Batumi City Hall states the offer is very profitable for them.
2010-02-24School Directors Threat Teachers
2010-02-24Georgia: Nothing Is Coming Up Roses
The Russo-Georgian war of 2008 provides the clearest current example of how war propaganda works – and how counter-propaganda can negate it and turn the tables on the War Party.
2010-02-23Noghaideli’s Party Blames Government in Terrorizing Their Supporters
Movement for Just Georgia blames the government in terrorizing their supporters. According to the press-center of the opposition party, as a result of intimidation, 19 activists left their Gurjaani district organization. Their three supporters were fired from work. The press center reported that administration of the Gemo Ltd and Vashlovani Reserved Territory categorically deny the information.
2010-02-23French Embassy Removed Transportation Restrictions for Foreigners in Pankisi Gorge and Desert
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