Many Struggles, One Offender

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On 24th of August police raided a protest action of railway employees in Tbilisi and detained up to 10 activists. At the same time the police stayed idle encountering the hate motivated crime towards LGBT activists in Batumi. The beaten activists were detained and humiliated by the police officers. In order to conceal the homophobia and crime … Continue reading Many Struggles, One Offender

Hands off Artvin

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For the last twenty five years people of Artvin, a border town between Georgia and Turkey, have been resisting against gold and copper mines. During these twenty five years, the resistance of Artvin has defeated two Canadian mine companies and sent them back home. Unfortunately, this legendary resistance is now under attack by not just … Continue reading Hands off Artvin

gold mine in Artvin

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Cengiz Holding is planning to open a gold mine in Cerattepe, Artvin. This mine will destroy one of the world’s most precious natural forest and it will danger life in Artvin. According to scientific reports, after the mine people of Artvin will have to move as all the water resources and the land will be … Continue reading gold mine in Artvin

Future Challenges

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Now I´m back in Sweden after three month in Georgia. It has been a wonderful and instructive time, and I hope that the cooperation will continue in the future. Together we have got to know each other and our different kind of struggles, methods and visions for the future.

Regional Meeting

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In week 44 the Georgian Young Greens held the annual regional meeting with participants from the Southern-Caucasus region. A meeting to strengthen the cooperation in the region, and to support each other in their political struggle.

Art Festival in Chiatura

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n the late 19th century, the Georgian poet Akaki Tsereteli found deposits of manganese in the area around Chiatura, which became the main industry for the town during the 20th century. It’s a history about hard work and terrible conditions in the mines, but also a history about the creation of an extensive system of … Continue reading Art Festival in Chiatura

Camp about LBT women

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A very important event about LGBT issues for women were held during one week in September. Together with participants from Armenia and Azerbaijan, we shared experiences and knowledge about LGBT issues. Many members held their own sessions, including me, about the situation for LGBTQ persons in Sweden. The situation in Sweden is quite different from … Continue reading Camp about LBT women

Green Fest

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September 19-20, the Georgian Young Greens (GeYG) held Green Fest for the first time, an event with the aim to take the political discussions to the public space, to reach out to new groups and to give everyone the possibility to express themselves publicly.

Meeting in Kojori for plans how to change the system

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Kojori, a village some half an hour outside Tbilisi, surrounded by beautiful mountains and with an old medieval fortress at a mountain top in its outskirt. Here, in a half run down house in a Soviet styled structure, members of Georgian Young Greens were summoned to discuss about the future of the organization.