Thousands of children in Armenia are needlessly separated from their parents and placed in institutions due to disability or poverty, American rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on 22 February.
On 10 February, up to 50 homeless activists held a demonstration in front of the Tbilisi City Assembly building, to speak up for their rights. [Read more…]
Police discovered the bodies of a 70-year-old woman and her son, around 50, on 31 January in Batumi, southwestern Georgia. The cause of death is not yet known, but some neighbours have claimed that they froze to death. The bodies showed no signs of violence. [Read more…]
A new poll reveals that Georgians are most anxious about economic issues and the top issue remains to be jobs, while very few of them believe that their household is now better-off than it was in 2012, when the government changed. The poll also revealed declining numbers of Georgians supporting EU and NATO membership, though the overall number remains high. [Read more…]
This is a house with no lighting and no plumbing. The walls have huge cracks, where, apart from the wind and snow, sometimes cats sneak in from the garden. Seda Hovhannesyan is asking for help. [Read more…]