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Video | Chiatura's sinking village

2 March 2020

In the village of Shukruti, near the central Georgian mining city of Chiatura, people have had enough. For the past two weeks, local residents have blockaded the entrances to mines owned by Georgian Manganese. They blame the company for their collapsing houses and are demanding compensation.

Authors: Dato Parulava, Mariam Nikuradze

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