Villagers, Government reached agreement

By | March 10th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Tbilisi, DFWatch – Adjarian villagers who on Saturday protested construction of a hydro-power plant and were dispersed by the police achieved agreement with the government of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara.  Negotiations started at 03:00 am in the morning […]

Police beat villagers for Norwegian hydro power in Georgia

By | March 9th, 2014|Categories: Environment, News|Tags: , |

Seven hundred villagers clashed with two hundred police in Ghurta. (Video still from Adjara TV’s report.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Police in Georgia Saturday broke up a protest in a village where a Norwegian company wants to build a hydro power plant. About two hundred policemen were mobilized to break through a road block put up by villagers in Ghurta, in the south western Adjara […]