Group criticizes Georgia for handling of religious conflicts

By | December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , , , , |

Muslims praying in Samtatskaro. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–After a year of religious conflict in three Georgian villages, neither Christians nor Muslims are fully satisfied with the way the problem was solved. The Christians do not exclude that conflict might erupt again, while the Muslims still have no […]

Friday prayer disrupted again in Kakheti village

By | July 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Muslims in an eastern Georgian village are still not able to live their lives normally, as Friday prayer was disrupted again in Samtatskharo. Neither local Muslims or Muslims from the other regions came to pray yesterday. Parmen Tsetskhladze, […]

Muslim leader leaves Kakheti village as conflict continues

By | July 10th, 2013|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |

Suliko Khozrevanidze says he left until the situation calms down a bit. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–In a village in east Georgia, a prominent Muslim has left because of the religious conflict that has been developing over the last month. Now Hajji Suliko Khozrevanidze, a leading figure in the Muslim community in Samtatskaro in the Kakheti region, […]

Muslims afraid to attend Friday prayer in Kakheti village

By | July 6th, 2013|Categories: Society|Tags: , |

Friday prayer in Samtatskaro, a village in the Kakheti region in eastern Georgia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In the village Samtatskharo in eastern Georgia, Friday prayers went ahead without incident yesterday, but the Muslims who live in the village stayed away because of threats. Only Muslims from other areas and guests from the government attended […]