Foreign Media about Georgia
In the Expectation of Internal Re-Displacement
August 10, 2007
IDPs residing in Telavi based hotel of Kakheti” were given five days to leave the building. The police warned them about it yesterday. The hotel, where nearly 60 families have lived since 1992, was purchased by Centre-Point Company. Local government offered 10 000 lari as compensation to each family from district budget. The IDPs said that they will not be able to buy any accommodation in Telavi with the money.
“Last of the Mohicans” in Hotel “Kutaisi”
August 6, 2007
As a rule, people must not live in the building that is under deconstruction. But there are some laundries hanging on verandas of the hotel. According to trousers, shirts and some other clothes hanging on the rope we can easily guess that inhabitants are not young people.
Chechen Refugees Residing in Pankisi Gorge Demand Resettlement to a Third Country
August 3, 2007
“We have got used to all kind living conditions, so it will not be difficult to stay in the street either. We will not return to Pankisi. There we are unprotected. Our lives are in danger there,” said a Chechen refugee Mahamed Khasaev in his conversation with the Human Rights Center (HRIDC). He appeared in front of the building of UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kazbegi Street #2 together with other five Chechen refugees. They demanded the UNHCR to resettle them to a third country.
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