Category: Society

Khurtidze Faces 40 Years Of Imprisonment

Avtandil Khurtsidze, a Georgian boxing champion, was found guilty of racketeering and related charges in connection with a sprawling and violent criminal enterprise operating in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and abroad, – the US Department of Justice said. “As a unanimous jury found, Razhden Shulaya [Russian so-called thief-in-law] and his chief enforcer, Avtandil […]

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Trade Union: Worker, 21, Dies During Work

21 year old Shota Beriashvili died while performing his duties for Energo Pro-Georgia Company, which is electricity provider in Georgian regions. The statement was made by Georgia’s Trade Union, which reports that allegedly the cause of the accident was that electricity was not turned off during the ongoing works on the high voltage transformer. Trade […]

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Gov’t Plans to Set up Eco-Ombudsman’s Institution

Georgian government plans to introduce the institution of Eco-Ombudsman, which will become an important environmental review platform, having high level of trust from the governmental agencies, the business sector and the society. The changes are included in the governmental program, presented by the PM candidate Mamuka Bakhtadze to the parliament. The program indicates that environmental […]

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Ombudsman: 40 Femicide Victims in 3 Years

Georgia’s Public Defender, Nino Lomjaria, says that in the last three years, 40 women became femicide victims in Georgia. Lomjaria made the statement while presenting a femicide monitoring report on June 18. The document provides an analysis of the attempts of gender killing and attempted killing of women committed in 2016 in relation to the […]

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