Pankisi residents wary of post-riot prosecutions

Pankisi residents wary of post-riot prosecutions. OC Media Residents of Pankisi again gathered on Wednesday to condemn the deployment of riot police to the valley over the weekend and calling for local residents not to be prosecuted over the violence that followed.

Pankisi residents wary of post-riot prosecutions. OC Media

Residents of Pankisi again gathered on Wednesday to condemn the deployment of riot police to the valley over the weekend and calling for local residents not to be prosecuted over the violence that followed.


GAGGA AT THE FIRST WOMEN AND RIVERS CONGRESS

GAGGA AT THE FIRST WOMEN AND RIVERS CONGRESS. gaggaalliance.org From the 7th to the 9th of March the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) participated in the first Women and Rivers Congress, organized by International Rivers  in collaboration with the Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (as local host), and with support from Oxfam, Global Greengrants …

GAGGA AT THE FIRST WOMEN AND RIVERS CONGRESS. gaggaalliance.org

From the 7th to the 9th of March the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) participated in the first Women and Rivers Congress, organized by International Rivers  in collaboration with the Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (as local host), and with support from Oxfam, Global Greengrants Fund, GAGGA, American Jewish World Service, MacArthur Foundation, and the Government of Sweden, amongst others.


55 Injured in Clashes between Police & Hydropower Plant Protestors in Pankisi

55 Injured in Clashes between Police & Hydropower Plant Protestors in Pankisi. Georgia Today newspaper Clashes occurred between police and local residents protesting the construction of the Khadori hydropower plant (HPP) in Birkiani in Georgia’s Pankisi region on Sunday

55 Injured in Clashes between Police & Hydropower Plant Protestors in Pankisi. Georgia Today newspaper

Clashes occurred between police and local residents protesting the construction of the Khadori hydropower plant (HPP) in Birkiani in Georgia’s Pankisi region on Sunday


Riots break out after protests in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge

Riots break out after protests in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge. EurasiaNet.org What began as resistance to a hydroelectric project in the remote Georgian region of Pankisi escalated on April 21 to a mass brawl between villagers and security forces

Riots break out after protests in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge. EurasiaNet.org

What began as resistance to a hydroelectric project in the remote Georgian region of Pankisi escalated on April 21 to a mass brawl between villagers and security forces


Georgian riot police deploy rubber bullets and tear gas in Pankisi hydropower protest

Georgian riot police deploy rubber bullets and tear gas in Pankisi hydropower protest. OC Media  Riot police have deployed rubber bullets and tear gas against protesters in northeast Georgia’s Pankisi Valley after local residents tried to prevent the resumption of work on a hydropower plant in the valley

Georgian riot police deploy rubber bullets and tear gas in Pankisi hydropower protestOC Media 

Riot police have deployed rubber bullets and tear gas against protesters in northeast Georgia’s Pankisi Valley after local residents tried to prevent the resumption of work on a hydropower plant in the valley


The Rise of Urban Activism in Tbilisi

The Rise of Urban Activism in Tbilisi. Georgia Today newspaper On February 9, urban activists held a protest against the construction of apartment buildings on one of the last remaining green areas on the edge of Saburtalo district in Tbilisi. 

The Rise of Urban Activism in Tbilisi. Georgia Today newspaper

On February 9, urban activists held a protest against the construction of apartment buildings on one of the last remaining green areas on the edge of Saburtalo district in Tbilisi. 


Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protests

Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protests. OC Media  The authorities of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, on Georgia's Black Sea coast, have said they may abandon plans to construct a hydropower plant in Machakhela

Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protestsOC Media 

The authorities of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, on Georgia's Black Sea coast, have said they may abandon plans to construct a hydropower plant in Machakhela


Study Finds lead in Many of Every-day Items, Toys, Spices

Study Finds lead in Many of Every-day Items, Toys, Spices. The Messenger A group of NGOs and specialists released the results of a study on Tuesday, which revealed that many samples taken by them were polluted with lead. 

Study Finds lead in Many of Every-day Items, Toys, Spices. The Messenger

A group of NGOs and specialists released the results of a study on Tuesday, which revealed that many samples taken by them were polluted with lead. 


Georgia Wants To Be In Europe, But Without Eu-Style Bureaucracy

Georgia Wants To Be In Europe, But Without Eu-Style Bureaucracy. Georgia Today newspaper Georgian cucumbers do not always fit the EU cucumber legal class I standard. But, their crunchiness and taste are difficult to resist.

Georgia Wants To Be In Europe, But Without Eu-Style BureaucracyGeorgia Today newspaper

Georgian cucumbers do not always fit the EU cucumber legal class I standard. But, their crunchiness and taste are difficult to resist.