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Opinion | A narrow definition of safety harms workers in Georgia

Georgia’s newly adopted law on labour safety is lacking statutes on workers’ rights due a narrow definition of safety.

Opinion | A narrow definition of safety harms workers in Georgia

By Human Rights Watch

Georgia’s newly adopted law on labour safety is lacking statutes on workers’ rights due a narrow definition of safety.

20/02/2019

Opinion | A plea, a protest, and a good president: cosmetic changes in a cosmetic country

A government U-turn in Azerbaijan on compensation for war victims and other concessions are only cosmetic changes to a country filled with injustice.

Opinion | A plea, a protest, and a good president: cosmetic changes in a cosmetic country

By Arzu Geybulla

A government U-turn in Azerbaijan on compensation for war victims and other concessions are only cosmetic changes to a country filled with injustice.

29/01/2019

Opinion | Accepting our past is the only way we can move forward

In Azerbaijan, as in Armenia, remembrance of the victims of past atrocities often takes on a one-sided nature.

Opinion | Accepting our past is the only way we can move forward

By Javid Agha

In Azerbaijan, as in Armenia, remembrance of the victims of past atrocities often takes on a one-sided nature.

25/01/2019

Opinion | Georgia’s economy has failed; now it’s time to build factories

Despite the many international economic indices suggesting Georgia is a great success story, most Georgians live in poverty.

Opinion | Georgia’s economy has failed; now it’s time to build factories

By Tato Khundadze

Despite the many international economic indices suggesting Georgia is a great success story, most Georgians live in poverty.

14/12/2018

Opinion | Georgia’s pension reforms do nothing for most Georgians

Despite the good intentions of the government, Georgia’s pension reforms are doomed to failure.

Opinion | Georgia’s pension reforms do nothing for most Georgians

By Tornike Chivadze

Despite the good intentions of the government, Georgia’s pension reforms are doomed to failure.

8/09/2018

Opinion | Kashia doesn’t need support, queer people do

After abuse over his rainbow armband, Guram Kashia received an outpouring of support. Now it’s time for queer people to receive the same support.

Opinion | Kashia doesn’t need support, queer people do

By Dato Parulava

After abuse over his rainbow armband, Guram Kashia received an outpouring of support. Now it’s time for queer people to receive the same support.

13/08/2018

Opinion | Labelling Georgia’s far right ‘pro-Russian’ is reductionist and counterproductive

Georgia’s liberals consistently label neo-nationalist forces ‘pro-Russian’ — while ignoring the underlying social and economic roots of the problem.

Opinion | Labelling Georgia’s far right ‘pro-Russian’ is reductionist and counterproductive

By Shota Kincha

Georgia’s liberals consistently label neo-nationalist forces ‘pro-Russian’ — while ignoring the underlying social and economic roots of the problem.

7/08/2018

Opinion | Georgia should shake up its conflict policy, and recognise the Abkhazians and Ossetians as sides

Even after 25 years, it’s clear that none of the parties in the conflicts (not one, but three conflicts) on Georgia’s territory have been able to reach their goals.

Opinion | Georgia should shake up its conflict policy, and recognise the Abkhazians and Ossetians as sides

By Paata Zakareishvili

Even after 25 years, it’s clear that none of the parties in the conflicts (not one, but three conflicts) on Georgia’s territory have been able to reach their goals.

6/07/2018

Opinion | The EU Parliament makes it clear — no deal for Azerbaijan unless it improves its rights record

The Commission should now follow through with a clear message — Azerbaijan’s crackdown on dissent must end and political prisoners freed.

Opinion | The EU Parliament makes it clear — no deal for Azerbaijan unless it improves its rights record

By Philippe Dam

The Commission should now follow through with a clear message — Azerbaijan’s crackdown on dissent must end and political prisoners freed.

15/06/2018

Opinion | Bank reforms touted by Georgia’s Prime Minister–to-be could spell the end of predatory lending

If Mamuka Bakhtadze follows through on his announced reforms they could be the first step in addressing some of the most pressing economic woes.

Opinion | Bank reforms touted by Georgia’s Prime Minister–to-be could spell the end of predatory lending

By Tato Khundadze

If Mamuka Bakhtadze follows through on his announced reforms they could be the first step in addressing some of the most pressing economic woes.

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