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“Secret” City Friends of Municipalities
Municipalities are “making more friends” with different cities. For example, the head of Gori municipality city council Zviad Khmaladze often goes to the city of Lutsk owing to “friendship.” During his last visit, he was accompanied by Shida Kartli governor Zurab Arsoshvili. Nobody knows the real reason of friendship between these cities, especially on the background of Shida Kartli government’s mystified visit to Ukraine in the month of August.
“Any crimes against missing persons must be thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators should be identified and prosecuted”
Georgian MIA and Tskhinvali De-Facto Authority Discontent About Hammarberg’s Strict Report

On September 29, the results of the monitoring of the investigations concerning the treatment and fate of certain missing persons during and after the armed conflict in August of 2008 were published. The document constitutes the introduction statement of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg and statements of the experts of the CoE.
Endless Waiting of the Families of Lost
What is it like when someone is missing? For the family of a missing person, it means life out of order, misunderstandings everywhere, endless checking of corpses, going to different state organs, acquaintances, NGOs, even the fortune-tellers... You too feel lost… Everyone with a missing family member says that this is a lot worse than a death notice.
Story about “Prostitution Hearth”
Investigator of the Gori district department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Badri Nazarashvili and prosecutor of the Gori district prosecutor’s office Irakli Shanidze discovered a “prostitutions hearth” in Gori. The “hearth” was found in the building of the hotel “Intuurist” in Stalin Avenue in Gori center. The sign-board on the entrance of the hotel still proudly indicates to the “Night Entertainment Club”. It is interesting, why the club, which was established two years ago, became a problem only now.
“What Shall I Do? Maybe He Is Still Alive?”
People Easily Disappear in Gali District

According to the current statistics there are 907 missing people in Georgia. Particularly difficult situation is in the conflict zones where the human rights are not protected at all. The number of missing people in Gali district is 54; most of them disappeared soon after the war.
Professional Unions Fighting for Miners’ Rigths
Some officials of LLC “Saknakhshiri” in Tyibuli decided to join the “Professional Union of Workmen of Metallurgical, Mountainous and Chemical industry.” Negotiations between the employed and the professional union have been going for more than two months now.
Deputy Ramin Bairamov – the Grey Cardinal on Regional Scale
MP Ramin Bairamov rarely falls in the center of attention of Georgian media. But, in this case, our interest is drawn to him since Gardabani residents themselves are coming against the deputy with different charges.
Struggle with the Methods of Monster
The villages of Kaspi and Dusheti districts – Akhmaji, Ksovrisi, Odzisi, Largvisi and Okami – have not been supplied with the irrigation water for four months already. Representatives of the Akhalgori district de-facto administration state they are not going to supply the villages with water until Georgian side restores gas-supply for the Ksani Valley.
Let’s Save Dighomi Forest Part!
 On September 23, the civil society protested the illegal alienation of the territory in the Dighomi forest-park. The event was organized by the Foundation Open Society – Georgia and the Caucasian Environmental NGO Network (CENN), the Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA), the Human Rights Center (HRIDC), Studio “Monitor”, Caucasian House and Ana Gabriadze’s Initiative Group.
Khevsureti Is Getting Uninhabited
 One more family abandoned Reversed Khevsureti region (the mountainous region in Eastern Georgia) and took the Shatili-Tbilisi mini-bus the day before yesterday. Niko Ardoteli took two children of the Shetekauris from the village of Khonischala with his three children to the downland. Our host in Shatili told us: “If Niko’s family also abandons Ardoti village that means the village will get uninhabited.” Khevsureti region is getting uninhabited. Two families remained in Mutso village; nobody lives in Archilo; nobody will remain in Khakhabo village this winter either.
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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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