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2018-03-08
Convicted Tamar Talikadze is on hunger-strike
Convicted Tamar Talikadze has been on hunger strike in prison # 5 since February 28. She said she has declared permanent hunger-strike. The female prisoner is requesting meeting with the Public Defender Nino Lomjaria, MP Elene Khoshtaria and President’s Parliamentary Secretary Ana Natsvlishvili. The letter of the prison administration states that the convicted person does not have any complaints against the administration.
2018-03-06
Telavi municipality assembly banned “placement of booths near the metro station” in Ikalto
On August 18, 2017 the Telavi municipality assembly approved the Ikalto layout plan, which states that it will be prohibited to place booths and temporary constructions within 5 meters distance from the metro-stations. 
2018-02-28
Gori kindergartens are getting ready for authorization and IDPs for eviction
The kindergartens in Gori municipality have already started preparations for the authorization although it is scheduled in 2020. Gori municipality administration, together with the Kindergartens Management Agency, elaborated the action plan for the authorization. According to the plan, in the first stage, those families shall leave the kindergartens who were settled there after the military operations of 2008.
2018-02-26
What problems are created for the population by the modernization of the Tbilisi-Rustavi highway?
Georgian municipal development foundation is working on the modernization of the Tbilisi – Rustavi highway. The project aims to modernize the Tbilisi-Rustavi highway. The project was funded by the Asian Development Bank. 
2018-02-23
Life in wrecked building – what the people suffered from the special operation request
“Every day we are expecting that the building will collapse. Nobody pays us attention. What shall we do?!” complain the inhabitants of the residential building at Monk Gabriel Salosi Street, where anti-terrorist special operation was carried out late in November last year. They are still waiting for the expertise conclusion on the steadiness of the building.
2018-02-22
Femicide – hate crime and alarming statistics
“Reportedly, a man killed his wife in Agmashenebeli Avenue, Tbilisi. The investigation started under Article 108 of the GCC, premeditated murder committed based on domestic violence. The press-center does not report additional details.”
2018-02-16
Muslim Prisoners Do Not Get Halal Meat Products
Lawyer-monitors, who monitor the conditions in the prison for female and juvenile prisoners in the frame of the Human Rights Center’s project “Monitoring Conditions of Juvenile and Female Prisoners in Georgian Penitentiary”, stated that one of the problems in the prison is that religious minorities do not get food prepared in accordance to the Halal rule. 
2018-02-16
Art-Therapy in the prison #5
Human Rights Center is implementing rehabilitation program in the prison # 5 for female convicts, which aims to promote rehabilitation and resocialization of the prisoners in the penitentiary system of Georgia. The prisoners with disabilities are also involved in the art-therapy project. In accordance to the project, pottery work will assist the disabled prisoners to obtain labor and art skills; and cope with the stress caused by imprisonment. The course will last 4 months and two workshops are held per week
2018-02-14
Forgotten victims 10 years later – presentation of the report in Gori
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organization in Georgia Human Rights Center (HRIDC) released special report ten years after the 2008 Russian-Georgian War – “Living on the Edge: Victims’ Quest for Accountability – the ongoing impact of the 2008 Russia-Georgia War”. The report was launched in Tbilisi on February 5 and in Gori on February 7.
2018-02-12
Concert behind bars
“When first hope disappears from your eyes and then they get full off fear, you realize that you are a prisoner…” and “time is stopped inside these walls”… and “the days of the collapsed life are going on outside the prison,” “you hear the scream of your soul behind the bars”… and yet you hope that “once in reality, not in a dream, the iron door will open…”

2018-02-06
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) And its Georgian member organisation The Human Right Centre (HRIDC)
The Russia-Georgia War: 
The Forgotten Victims 10 Years On 
“Living on the Edge: Victims’ Quest for Accountability”
Read the report here: Link

2018-01-26
Gori municipality mayor is blamed in politically motivated discrimination
Several days after taking up the office, the Gori municipal mayor Konstantine Tavzarashvili announced that employees of the local self-government body will not be fired or recruited based on political views. “We will not hire people according to their political views and everybody will see that.” His statement became urgent two months later, after several public servants appealed the Gori district court against the mayor; they requested determination of the politically motivated discrimination from the side of Tavzarashvili.
2018-01-25
Salary fund in the Gori municipality administration and municipality assembly increased with 574 000 GEL
The salaries in the executive body of the Gori self-government body increased according to ranks. First rank public servant will receive 1 700 GEL instead of 1 490 GEL; second rank public servant will receive 1 400 GEL instead of 1 150 GEL. The salaries in the Gori self-governing bodies were increased at 150-200 GEL averagely. 
2018-01-24
Congo-Captured Georgian Pilot Soso Osorauli Is Alive
Georgian pilot, 42-years old Soso Osorauli, who was captured by illegal armed formation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is alive. According to the verified information, from Central Africa, Soso Osorauli several times talked his family members on the phone in Tbilisi after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia declared him dead.
2018-01-22
The problems about getting divorced and alimony
“Regardless the court judgment, the father of the children has not paid the alimony for six months. Initially he threatened me with taking the children away and leaving me in the street. I do not know whom to apply for help,” the victim of the domestic violence told humanrights.ge. The woman, whose name is kept anonymous in respect to her interests, left husband a year ago and is living in the shelter together with her three under-age children.

2018-01-10
Temirlan Machalikashvili has deceased – questions about the special operation case
Temirlan Machalikashvili, wounded during the special operation in Pankisi Gorge, died of injuries in the morning of January 10. On December 26, 2017, Temirlan Machalikashvili, 19-year old, was shot in the head during the special operation, which was carried out by the State Security Service in Pankisi. From Telavi referral hospital, on December 28, he was taken to Tbilisi St. Michael Archangel’s Medical Clinic, where he spent 12 days.

2018-01-08
'We should not expect a fair decision'
Proceedings of the journalist Afgan Mukhtarli’s case are held in Balakan District Court of Azerbaijan. The next session is scheduled for January 12.
He appeared first on the trial of January 5, after his sister, and his two nephews died on December 31 due to the gas leak. Investigation is in progress regarding the incident.

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