Mariam is a veteran journalist with over 10 years experience under her belt. She is passionate about gender equality and workers’ rights. Despite now being shackled behind a desk for most of the time, she can never sit still when something is happening and always goes to report from the ground. Mari lives with her cat Willie, who she is training to be a dog.
An activist from the Shame Movement was fined $600 after being arrested while shouting anti-government slogans from a pavement outside parliament.
The veteran activist and journalist reflects on life in Akhalgori, her ongoing prosecution, and the Georgian Government’s approach to South Ossetia.
Lika Managadze, whose father died during conflict in Abkhazia, reflects on her memories of her father and how the war shaped the course of her life.