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New Interior Minister Appointed
PM Irakli Garibashvili appointed on January 26 Vakhtang Gomelauri as new Interior Minister.
Kutaisi Residents Protested Murder of Yuri Vazagashvili
On January 22, Kutaisi residents protested explosion of Yuri Vazagashvili on the grave of his son in Karapila village, Kaspi district on January 20. The protest rally was held in front of the local self-government administration.
Barricades Set Up in front of the Kobuleti Muslim Boarding School
More than four months have passed since pig head was hammered to the door of the muslim boarding school in Kobuleti. Civil society and government unanimously condemned this astonishing fact. Nevertheless the situation is still tense on the place.
Family Members State Yuri Vazagashvili Was Killed
On January 20 Yuri Vazagashvili, father of Zurab Vazagashvili, killed during the special operation in 2006, died as a result of explosion on the grave of his son in Karapila village, Kaspi district. Vazagashvili was at the funeral of his relative in the village and then went to his son’s grave.
Human Rights Center Protests Political Persecution against Citizen
Nato Usenashvili claims she is subject of political persecution. Chairman of Signagi municipal board and district majoritarian MP demand her to quit job and dismiss some employees.
15 years without drinking water
Residents of Kurdgelauri village in Telavi district have not supplied with drinking water for 15 years already. They fetch water from the well in the yard of Kviratskhoveli Church.
Residents of Kvemo Artsevi request status of the buffer zone back
Population of the village Kvemo Artsevi in Gori district requests return of the status of buffer zone to their village. The village residents applied to the local government with the request. Artsevi residents ask the local government to mediate them with the central government.
Participants Protest Results of the Competition in the Kutaisi Local Self-Government
Last week, competition commission of the Kutaisi local self-government published results of the competition, which took start on October 20, 2014. According to the final results, 157 applicants won the competition for the vacant positions in the City Hall and City Council. As for 39 more working places, the competition results were annulled. Competition commission and the local government in general are satisfied with the process, but participants protest the results.
Human Rights Committee of the Parliament Requests Investigation into Saikhan Musaev’s Case
Committee on Human Rights and Civil Integration at the Parliament of Georgia responded to the statement of the nongovernmental organizations, where they requested to examine the fact of human rights violation of Saikhan Muzaev and to timely respond to it. 
GYLA Has Questions about the Competition in Local Self-Government
Competition for public servants at Gori self-governmental agencies took place in December 2014. Applications were sent for 102 vacant positions in the Gori city hall.
Client Blames Bank Credo in the Extortion of Money
Ekaterine Ruadze from Chumlaki village blames Gurjaani office of the Ltd Micro-Finance Organization Credo in the extortion of money. Ekaterine Ruadze claims she had covered the loan taken from the bank before the deadline but the bank made wrong operation and transferred the money to the client’s account instead covering the loan. 
Sakdrisi-Kachaghiani - the Law is Being Violated Again
On December 12, 2014, based on the decisions made by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia, the company “RMG Gold” has renewed the wide-scale works at the oldest gold mine of Sakdrisi-Kachaghiani, under the name of deconstruction of an archaeological object. Renewal of those works represents a crime, because the Tbilisi City Court has suspended the right of the “RMG Gold” to conduct broad-scale works. 

Eviction from Gorgasali Street
On December 3, four IDP families were evicted from Gorgasali street 1st lane # 75. The families of Kopaliani, Meshveliani, Nachkebia and Grigolia had lived there since 2000.
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What are your expectations on separation of the Security Service from MIA?
Early detection and elimination of threats Weakening of MIA and increased threats Intensification of surveillance on citizens Increased political persecution I find it hard to answer this question


Fragile Peace in Balkans
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, I
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi
Seal without Carve and Voter with Two Names in Guria


What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?
“Miscarriages of justice“– we use this term to characterize the problems existing in the system of Georgian judiciary during ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s governance. 
Triggers of Prisoners’ Mass Protests
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