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Persons with Disabilities Face Problems When They Apply to Banks for Employment
“Georgia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2014. Despite that there are still many challenges in the effective implementation of the Convention. Regardless our many recommendations, the facultative protocol of the Convention was not ratified yet,” Public Defender of Georgia Ucha Nanuashvili said at the presentation of the Special Report about the State of Persons with Disabilities. 
Road was blocked in Khidistavi with the request of gasification of the village
On June 26, population of the Khidistavi village in Gori municipality held protest demonstration because of installment of the natural gas pipes in the village. The locals were told the tubes were installed for the gasification of Ateni village and not for Khidistavi village, where those tubes are actually installed. 
Life with the Fear of Being Expelled from Georgia and Being Tortured
Azerbaijani politician Dashgin Agararli has been sheltering Georgia for the third year already. With the legal assistance of Human Rights Center, he was freed from Georgian prison, but since then he has been living under permanent fear of being extradited to Baku. As he said, this fear particularly reinforced after his friend journalist Afgan Mukhtarli was abducted from Tbilisi.

Problems of Persons with Disabilities
“Georgia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2014. Despite that there are still many challenges in the effective implementation of the Convention. Regardless our many recommendations, the facultative protocol of the Convention was not ratified yet,” Public Defender of Georgia Ucha Nanuashvili said at the presentation of the Special Report about the State of Persons with Disabilities. 

Teachers at Nikozi Village Public School Request Dismissal of the Director
“Enough with the director’s dictatorship”- the teachers of the Nikozi village public school met the director, when he arrived at school on June 22 and did not allow him to enter the building.

Fake Investment in Akhmeta – Fake Deals of the Municipality Governor with His Friend
Akhmeta municipality administration sold two agricultural plots with the space of 8 090 square meters to Archil Kotchliashvili in 2015 with the condition to carry out investment in the land within 2 years. In fact, the agreement with the “investor” did not envisage any investment obligations but the Akhmeta municipality governor prolonged the investment term for 4 years and finally the plots were registered on the brother of his closest friend Mamuka Kholegashvili. 
Baby-sitter at the Family of Gori Vice Mayor Faked Robbery of the Family
In the evening of June 15, masked people attacked the house of the Gori vice-mayor and robbed them. According to the initial information, the baby-sitter of the vice-mayor’s children was injured. The robbers took the jewelry. Law enforcement bodies started criminal investigation under the Article 179 Part II and Part III of the Criminal Code of Georgia that is about illegal entry into other’s dwelling and robbery. 
„Natural Disaster Cannot Be Blamed in the Damage”
The water-flood of June 10 caused 10 million GEL damage in Surami, Khashuri municipality. Heavy rain moved silt and ruins from the mountains, which filled the river bed and the flooded water flew into the basements, cellars and agricultural plots of the locals. 
შშმ პატიმრები საჭირო სერვისებით ვერ სარგებლობენ და არც სათანადო მკურნალობა უტარდებათ

„მაქვს ექსპერტის დასკვნა, სადაც წერია, რომ ვარ მძიმე და პალიატიური ავადმყოფი. დაკავების დღიდან ირღვევა ჩემი უფლებები პროკურატურის, შინაგან საქმეთა სამინისტროსა და სასჯელაღსრულების სამინისტროს მხრიდან. დაბოლოს, ჩემს უფლებებს არღვევს ჯანდაცვის სამინისტროც“, - წერს მსჯავრდებული ს.ს. ადამიანის უფლებათა ცენტრს №18 სასჯელაღსრულების დაწესებულებიდან.
„Free Chabuk!”
Mustafa Emre Chabuk, who was arrested upon the request of Turkey under the charge of membership of the terrorist organization, is still in the Prison # 8 of Georgia. Regardless the protest statements of the international and local nongovernmental organizations, there is risk that the manager of the Demirel College Mustafa Emre Chabuk may be transferred to Turkey.  

Facts of abuse of power by police officers have increased
This article is available only in Georgian.
Georgia Marked the Day “World without Tobacco” with New Law
On May 30, the Parliamentary Committee on Healthcare and Social Issues of Georgia marked the international day World without Tobacco and held reception in the parliament of Georgia. Representatives of the Parliament of Georgia, Government, President’s Administration, representatives of the institutions, who were members of the Tobacco Control Governmental Commission, representatives of the international and local NGOs participated in the event. 
Coalition Protested Opaque Appointment Process of Judges in the High Council of Justice
The High Council of Justice received the resignation application of Valerian Tsertsvadze, Chair of the Appeal Court, four days ago and on May 29, the HCOJ scheduled a session, which was conducted in parallel to the protest of NGOs. Part of the civil society organizations believes the resignation of Valeri Tsertsvadze four days ago was suspicious. They doubt he quitted job in favor of his successor. 
Road Safety Campaign in the Regions
On May 23, demonstration For Your Sake, For Your Safety was organized in Gori. The art school students painted the zebra crossings in Gori. The event was organized within framework of the Road Safety Campaign of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which aims to raise public awareness about the road safety.
“Never Elect Again” – Protest Slogans in Gori
Posters with the photos of the nine deputies of the Gori city council were put up in the public places and underground passages in Gori. Part of the society protests the May 19 decision of the city council to vote for the unification of the municipalities. 13 out of 15 deputies attended the session; nine of them voted for the decision. Among the supporters were the members of the Georgian Dream and Georgian Party, as well as independent members. 
Residents of Skra Village Request Reinforcement of the River Embankment
The Environment Protection National Agency spread information about the exceeded ultimate level of the Mtkvari river on May 21. The level of the river was measured nearby Tbilisi and it showed that the river level had exceeded the limit with 336 centimeters. As the Agency reported, the emergency signals are disseminated in case of exceeded 350 centimeters.
37-year-old man had ribs broken in Signagi municipality police
37-years-old Vladimer Mtchedlishvili was brought to the Signagi district police unit absolutely healthy, without any injuries. But several minutes later, he was placed in the temporary detention setting with bruises on the left eye and hip. In the TDS he called ambulance twice during one night. The medical examination in the hospital revealed that he had 6th, 7th and 8th ribs broken. Vladimer Mtchedlishvili said police officer Giorgi Nozadze beat him in the Signagi police unit.
How the Abkhmeta municipality governor “spares” the budget – removed drinking water fountains in the town and visit in the USA
Akhmeta municipality governor Beka Baidauri ordered to remove all drinking water fountains in the center of Akhmeta to spare the budget but next day he flew to the USA for the 11-day business visit. It was his third visit in the USA on the position of the municipality governor. In total, he visited more than 10 foreign states and some of them several times.
Population Does Not Hope for Government’s Aid
A month ago, the frost destroyed the fruit-garden of Natela Makashvili, resident of Variani village in Gori municipality and the family thought they will get harvest at least from vegetable garden. However, several days ago the hail destroyed the vegetable too.
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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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