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Editorial | Georgia’s show of force in Pankisi was reckless and irresponsible

The government needs to prioritise a more participatory approach to regional development.

Editorial | Georgia’s show of force in Pankisi was reckless and irresponsible

By OC Media

The government needs to prioritise a more participatory approach to regional development.

Georgian riot police deploy rubber bullets and tear gas in Pankisi hydropower protest

Local residents were protesting the resumption of work on a hydropower plant in the valley.

Georgian riot police deploy rubber bullets and tear gas in Pankisi hydropower protest

Local residents were protesting the resumption of work on a hydropower plant in the valley.

Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protests

The project in Georgia’s Machakhela Valley had led to widespread opposition from local residents.

Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protests

The project in Georgia’s Machakhela Valley had led to widespread opposition from local residents.

Angry protesters block officials from HPP meeting in Georgia’s Svaneti

The government-organised meeting planned to discuss the environmental impact assessment report of a hydropower plant project in the region.

Angry protesters block officials from HPP meeting in Georgia’s Svaneti

The government-organised meeting planned to discuss the environmental impact assessment report of a hydropower plant project in the region.

Pankisi residents complain of police pressure to stop protests

A protest was held on Friday denouncing the pressure and calling for an end to hydropower plant construction in the valley.

Pankisi residents complain of police pressure to stop protests

A protest was held on Friday denouncing the pressure and calling for an end to hydropower plant construction in the valley.

Video — Dozens protest in Svaneti village against hydropower plant

Protesters say the 130-metre high dam is a threat to the people, culture, and environment of Svaneti, and vowed to prevent construction going ahead.

Video — Dozens protest in Svaneti village against hydropower plant

Protesters say the 130-metre high dam is a threat to the people, culture, and environment of Svaneti, and vowed to prevent construction going ahead.

Protesters rally against construction of big dams in Georgia

Dozens gathered in Tbilisi on Wednesday to rally against construction of dams in their regions.

Protesters rally against construction of big dams in Georgia

Dozens gathered in Tbilisi on Wednesday to rally against construction of dams in their regions.

EBRD to finance Nenskra dam in Svaneti

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has approved $214 million for the project in north-west Georgia, despite resistance from locals.

EBRD to finance Nenskra dam in Svaneti

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has approved $214 million for the project in north-west Georgia, despite resistance from locals.

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