April 05, 2018 09:04
Activists prevent exporting from Adjara a 300-year-old eucalyptus
On April 4, the "Dmanisi Salvation Fund", set up by activists of the Georgian opposition and NGOs, announced the completion of raising money to buy out a 300-year-old eucalyptus after winning the tender.
March 07, 2018 06:22
Researchers report discrimination of Muslim women in Adjara
Muslim women of Adjara are subjected to discrimination in schools. They do not get higher education and cannot find jobs. They themselves refuse to participate in political and public life. This was stated by authors of the study conducted in four districts of Adjara.
February 02, 2018 15:55
Rights defenders complain to ECtHR about violation of Muslims' rights in Adjaria
The Georgian NGO "Centre for Human Rights Training and Monitoring" has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with a complaint of the refusal for Muslims to open a boarding house in the Ajarian city of Kobuleti.
January 23, 2018 06:31
Media report about Grozny Mayor's secret visit to Georgia
Muslim Khuchiev, Mayor of the Grozny city, a subordinate of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has visited Georgia. Georgian and Chechen officials keep the purpose of his visit in secret.
December 08, 2017 15:38
Schools and kindergartens closed in mountains of Adjaria
Today, a heavy snowfall has interrupted classes in 43 schools of the Khulo District, 28 schools of the Shuakhevi District and in one school of the Keda District. This was reported by Khulo Mayor Gocha Meladze. According to the district administration, 20 kindergartens have also been closed.
October 21, 2017 03:53
Scientists argue about Caucasus borders
Historians, sociologists, geographers, economists, and ethnographers have not yet determined where the borders of the Caucasus pass. The United States and the EU politically distinguish the Caucasus, including also as a territory for the transit of energy resources from Central Asia. This was noted by participants of a seminar held at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (known as MGIMO).
August 31, 2017 14:44
LGBT activists describe attack on them in Batumi
At present, Levan Berianidze and Tornike Kusiani, members of the "Equality Movement", beaten in Adjara on August 25, receive outpatient medical treatment, activists told the "Caucasian Knot".
April 25, 2017 14:44
Person accused of organizing Batumi riots goes on hunger strike
Merab Gogoberidze has gone on a hunger strike in protest against charging him with organizing riots in Batumi, said the advocate Paata Shavadze, noting that his client refuses to plead guilty.
April 24, 2017 14:19
Law enforcers detain suspects of organizing riots in Batumi
Two persons have been detained in Georgia under the ruling of the Batumi City Court on suspicion of organizing riots in the capital of Adjara on March 11.
March 14, 2017 12:30
Eyewitnesses report details of pogroms in Batumi
The pogroms in Batumi were arranged by participants of the organized rally, the eyewitnesses, political analysts and a journalist, interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot", assert. According to their story, the demands were put forward by the participants of the first, spontaneous wave of protest, which was provoked by the police’s actions.