There is no law on domestic violence in Abkhazia — everything that happens within the confines of the home is considered private. But NGOs and charities working with battered women are fighting back, arguing that a such a law is crucial for protecting women.
The authorities in Abkhazia plan to open a customs post at the checkpoint on the River Enguri (Ingur), which separates Abkhazia from Tbilisi-controlled territory. [Read more…]
A suspect in the attempted assassination of former Abkhazian leader Aleksandr Ankvab in 2012 has been murdered in Abkhazia.
For the majority of Georgians, the conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia are only about Russia. The only way out of this stalemate is to start paying attention to the Abkhazian and South Ossetian experience.
A new Labour Code came into force in Abkhazia in January 2017, which on paper, significantly expands the rights of workers. But the law has limitations, and not all workers know their rights.
A recently-removed memorial to victims of the Georgia–Abkhazia war in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock will be reinstalled unchanged, local authorities in Scotland have told OC Media. They say the memorial will remain this way until ‘a universally acceptable alternative wording and content’ can be agreed by all sides.
A recently-removed memorial to victims of the Georgia–Abkhazia war in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock will be reinstalled ‘with revised wording’, Scottish and Georgian officials say. Abkhazian leaders have denounced the move. [Read more…]
A memorial to victims of the Georgia–Abkhazia war in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock has been removed at the request of Georgian authorities. Abkhazian leaders have expressed outrage at the removal. [Read more…]