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Tuesday, August 14, 2018, #157 (4205)

Human Rights Watch Urges Georgia to Decriminalize Personal Use and Possession of Drugs

Human Rights Watch (HRW), a nonprofit, non-governmental, human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe, ... (more)

Father Keeping 8 Children at Home Detained

Amiran Devnozashvili, who has kept his eight children at home in Georgia’s mountainous Svaneti region, has been detained for compulsion. (more)

Higher Expenses for Upcoming Elections than Expected


Opposition Slams Regulatory Commission for Forbidding Advertising in Non-Election Period


Batumi to host the 13th International Festival


The News in Brief

"Tbilisi to Catalogue IDP Property in S.Ossetia" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Issuing of Residence Permit in Georgia Becomes Stricter

On August 13, 2018, it was reported that members of the parliament - Gocha Enukidze and Ilia Tsulaia initiated a draft law “On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons” in the parliament of Georgia. (more)

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