Dato has worked as a journalist for over six years. Before joining the OC Media team he wrote for Liberali Magazine. He’s interested in human rights, with a focus on minority rights and Georgia’s EU integration process. He’s also into illustrations and motion graphics and is always looking for ways to apply his multimedia skills to video journalism.
After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.
Violence broke out in Georgia’s Pankisi Valley on the 21 April after work on a controversial hydropower plant was resumed. In the ensuing battle between riot police and local residents, dozens were injured on both sides.
Mayor Kakha Kaladze announced that authorities had reached an agreement with the project’s investor to cancel the project.