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Chiatura miners’ strike ends after company caves on key demands

Georgian Manganese agreed to reverse new ore quotas and to honour their obligation to increase salaries in line with inflation.

Chiatura miners’ strike ends after company caves on key demands

Georgian Manganese agreed to reverse new ore quotas and to honour their obligation to increase salaries in line with inflation.

Why the far right is trying to infiltrate a miners’ strike in Georgia

Since some of the striking Chiatura miners travelled to the capital, far-right figures have been seen attempting to ingratiate themselves in the protests.

Why the far right is trying to infiltrate a miners’ strike in Georgia

By Mariam Nikuradze

Since some of the striking Chiatura miners travelled to the capital, far-right figures have been seen attempting to ingratiate themselves in the protests.

Foreign agent law protester’s father sews shut mouth and eye

Beka Grigoriadis is demanding the release of his son, who was arrested for his participation in the March foreign agent law protests.

Foreign agent law protester’s father sews shut mouth and eye

Beka Grigoriadis is demanding the release of his son, who was arrested for his participation in the March foreign agent law protests.

In pictures | Portrait of a mass hunger strike

Angry over increasingly harsh working conditions, ten mine workers in central Georgia have gone on hunger strike.

In pictures | Portrait of a mass hunger strike

Angry over increasingly harsh working conditions, ten mine workers in central Georgia have gone on hunger strike.

Podcast | Chiatura goes on strike

Mariam Nikuradze and Salome Shubladze talk about the miners’ strike in Chiatura and the negotiation process with Georgian Manganese.

Podcast | Chiatura goes on strike

Mariam Nikuradze and Salome Shubladze talk about the miners’ strike in Chiatura and the negotiation process with Georgian Manganese.

‘Thousands’ of miners go on strike in Chiatura

A reported 3,000 workers are on strike over pay, ecological damage, and what workers say are dangerous new conditions being pushed by the company.

‘Thousands’ of miners go on strike in Chiatura

A reported 3,000 workers are on strike over pay, ecological damage, and what workers say are dangerous new conditions being pushed by the company.

A Georgian village falls through the cracks

In the Georgian mining community of Chiatura, one village is literally falling through cracks in the ground. 

A Georgian village falls through the cracks

By Mariam Nikuradze

In the Georgian mining community of Chiatura, one village is literally falling through cracks in the ground. 

After 25 days on hunger-strike, Shukruti residents stop drinking liquids

The residents of the Georgian village of Shukruti are demanding compensation for damage to their homes that they allege has been caused by mining. 

After 25 days on hunger-strike, Shukruti residents stop drinking liquids

The residents of the Georgian village of Shukruti are demanding compensation for damage to their homes that they allege has been caused by mining. 

Shukruti protester ‘blackmailed with sex-tape’

A recording of a phone call heard by OC Media reveals a man appearing to threaten to release intimate footage of a protesters daughter-in-law.

Shukruti protester ‘blackmailed with sex-tape’

A recording of a phone call heard by OC Media reveals a man appearing to threaten to release intimate footage of a protesters daughter-in-law.

In pictures | Lips sewn shut in Chiatura’s sinking village

Residents of Shukruti say their houses continue to collapse due to mining underneath, and neither the mining company nor the government is listening.

In pictures | Lips sewn shut in Chiatura’s sinking village

Residents of Shukruti say their houses continue to collapse due to mining underneath, and neither the mining company nor the government is listening.