Georgia’s social workers have returned to work after a week-long strike, announcing that the government had ‘partially’ met their demands. [Read more…]
Several hundred people took to the streets of Tbilisi on Monday to protest poor labour safety measures after two construction workers were found dead at a construction site. [Read more…]
Thousands of protesters have returned to the streets of Ingushetia’s largest city, Nazran, to oppose a land deal with neighbouring Chechnya. The authorities have responded by banning further protests and firing the republic’s interior minister and disbanding a local police unit after reports they sided with protesters against units of the Russian National Guard. [Read more…]
Around 50 people blocked a federal motorway in the Russian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria on 16 March in protest against the leasing of state land to a local businessman. [Read more…]
Over 100 taxi drivers blocked Tbilisi’s central Rustaveli Avenue on Wednesday on foot and in their cars in protest against new taxi regulations introduced by the city hall. [Read more…]
More than 100 people have been hospitalised in Khasavyurt, a city in the Russian republic of Daghestan, with officials blaming the city’s water supply. [Read more…]
Parents in Georgia will have to opt-in to new sex education classes for their children, the head of parliament’s human rights committee Sopo Kiladze has said.
Georgia’s social workers are demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze in order to address the ‘systemic changes’ they say are needed to the social services system. Almost all of the country’s social workers began a nationwide strike on Monday, holding simultaneous protests in Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Batumi, and Telavi. [Read more…]