protest against tree-cutting in Tbilisi

Green activists keep up pressure on City Hall for tree-cutting scandal

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Environment|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The eco-activists of Guerilla Gardening rallied in front of Tbilisi City Hall again on Friday, demanding the dismissal of the two bureaucrats in charge of tree cutting in the capital. They demand the dismissal of the head and the deputy of City Hall’s […]

Tbilisi mayor’s speech interrupted by protesters against tree-felling

By | August 26th, 2016|Categories: Environment|Tags: , |

Tsotne Gamsakhurdia. (Pirveli.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Tbilisi mayor defended his conduct in the tree-felling scandal at an extraordinary City Council meeting Friday but had to halt his speech because of interruption by protesters. Environmentalists claim Mayor Davit Narmania […]

Anti-tree felling protester in Tbilisi hospitalized after hunger strike

By | August 25th, 2016|Categories: Environment, News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Guerilla Gardening group is continuing their protest outside City Hall against the recent tree-cutting in the capital. One of the group’s leaders was hospitalized on Wednesday after being on hunger strike for seven days, but she was replaced by another activist. […]

UNM activists join environmentalists in stopping Ivanishvili’s tree-moving

By | February 11th, 2016|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , |

(Guerilla Gardening.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Five people were detained Wednesday during a rally in Tsikhisdziri on the Black Sea coast near Kobuleti. They were protesting against the removal of three giant old trees which they suspect will be hauled by boat 40km up the coast […]

Protest against tree-cutting in Tbilisi

By | July 9th, 2013|Categories: Environment, News|Tags: |

Campaigners say they have gathered more than five thousand signatures against the clearing of trees to build a complex of apartment blocks. They demand that the area be made a recreational zone. (Palitra TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–More than 40 healthy trees were cut at the former psychiatric clinic in Tbilisi on Monday. Youth and locals rallied outside, demanding a stop to the tree-cutting. Rally participants brought posters which read ‘Don’t cut’ and ‘Tbilisi City Hall is an enemy […]