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Image: Protest at Aliyev Square

Protest at Aliyev Square

On June 12, law enforcement officers did not allow Georgian and Azerbaijan human rights defenders to organize peaceful protest demonstration in Heydar Aliyev Square in Tbilisi. Organizers wished to remind the world that human rights are blatantly breached in Azerbaijan, where first Olympic Games were opened with grand ceremonies on that day, June 12. 06 Jul 2015 »

Image: Stateme of HRHT about hindering peaceful demonstration in Tbilisi by police officers

Stateme of HRHT about hindering peaceful demonstration in Tbilisi by police officers

On June 12, 2015 Georgian police illegally created obstacles for the Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organizations to hold peaceful demonstration in Heydar Aliyev Square in Tbilisi. 29 Jun 2015 »

About 55 thousand IDP families wait for flats

According to the data by February 2015, there are about 85 thousand IDP families registered in Georgia. Among them, about 30 000 families with active IDP status have either received a flat or financial compensation but the rest 55 000 families still wait for the flat. 24 Jun 2015 »

Image: European Games in parallel to political persecution

European Games in parallel to political persecution

Azerbaijan is hosting first European Games. On June 12th, grand welcoming ceremony was held in the specially built arena in Baku. Nevertheless behind the glaring glassy buildings for European games there are serious human rights issues in the country – according to international organizations Azerbaijan has tens of political prisoners. Human Rights Defenders consider that President Ilham Aliyev used the Olympic Games to divert attention of world leaders from human rights problems in Azerbaijan. 22 Jun 2015 »

Image: Controversy between Orthodox people and Jehovah Witnesses in Terjola

Controversy between Orthodox people and Jehovah Witnesses in Terjola

In March 2014, Jehovah Witnesses received permission from Terjola district administration to construct a royal hall. Several weeks after the construction started, clergymen of local Orthodox Church, their parish, school children and teachers organized protest demonstration – they oppose construction of the chapel of Jehovah Witnesses in the town center. 01 Jun 2015 »

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