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Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)

Date: 13 Feb 2011

By Courtney Rose Brooks

Giorgi has been looking for work for the past six months with no luck.

An ethnic Georgian who was forced from his home in the breakaway region of Abkhazia, he was recently evicted from a temporary shelter in Tbilisi and relocated to a settlement about an hour’s drive from the capital. It’s a place with no jobs, no prospects, and no future. “What kind of job is this? Sitting at home all day, no food, nothing to drink, and just swallow the fresh air,” he says. (more…)

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In response to the statements made by the “Amnesty International” and Ministry of IDPs from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia regarding the eviction of IDPs in January 2011

humanrights.ge; 02/07/2011
On January 31 the Ministry of IDPs from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia expressed its concern regarding the statement made by the “Amnesty International” in relation to the eviction of IDPs in Tbilisi on January 20-24 and claimed that the international organization’s assessment  was “biased, subjective and unfair”. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia responded to the statement of the “Amnesty International” on the same day by highlighting the inaccuracies revealed in the report and expressed its willingness to assist the organization in getting the correct information. (more…)

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