63-year-old railway worker dies after being run over by train

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

(DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A 63-year-old man died on Thursday after being run over by a train three weeks ago in the south of Georgia. Zaur Gerliani, who worked as a fitter, had one of his legs run over by a train as he was out repairing tracks in the mining town Kazreti, near Bolnisi, […]

Negotiations in Kazreti, the Georgian village on strike

By | March 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The strike began February 14 and is to demand better work conditions and rehiring workers who were fired. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Negotiations have started in a Georgian village where the population has been on strike to protest the treatment of workers in the gold mines. A mediator appointed by the Ministry of Health held a first round of negotiations in Kazreti in the southern […]

Why is a whole village in Georgia on strike?

By | March 1st, 2014|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

School kids on strike (DF Watch) TBILISI, DFWatch–For about two weeks, the entire Kazreti village has been on strike. People have joined the strike among workers in the gold mines. Eight people are on hunger strike. The workers want increased salaries, improved working conditions and insurance, and […]