eviction of IDPs

85 refugee families to receive apartments in Tbilisi

By | November 11th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Refugees demonstrating in 2012. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Ministry of Refugees will provide 85 refugee families with apartments on Monday. The apartments, which are located on Kvareli Street in Tbilisi, were distributed to families of internally displaced persons (IDPs) by use of secret ballot, […]

Refugees claim empty buildings after election

By | October 30th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Refugees in Georgia started to settle in abandoned buildings in the capital ever since the first results of parliamentary election became known. They hope the new government will grant them living quarters, which they claim they deserve. Among […]

Opposition party organizes refugee protest

By | June 26th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A group of internal refugees in Georgia today sat down in front of parliament and began a hunger strike. Their protest is being organized by the opposition party Future for Georgia and their demand is to have their living quarters legalized. […]

Internal refugees forced out of their homes

By | June 23rd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Nodar is a refugee from Abkhazia, the breakaway Georgian republic. He has lived with his family in an old hospital in Tbilisi. But in 2010, Nodar was informed that they had to vacate their home the next day. “They promised that we will have good […]

Trends of IDP Eviction and Resettlement in Georgia

By | December 6th, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Cases of Eviction of IDPs from different buildings by means of police have recently become rather frequent. With regard to each of such evictions, the government is referring to the State Strategy and Action Plan for IDPs and declares that IDPs are offered with rehabilitated apartments in return. On the other hand, IDPs consider that the [...]