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World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/15/2013

Rail workers on strike in Khashuri TBILISI, DFWatch–Around 800 rail workers in Khashuri in central Georgia went on strike Wednesday,demanding increased salaries and to restore benefits which they used to have years ago. There are no staff available on the … Continue reading

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Ferro-alloy plant on strike in Georgia

Workers at the ferro-alloy plant in Zestafon (the Imereti region of Western Georgia) have declared a strike demanding increases in salary, NewsGeorgia reports. About 700 workers of the plant are participating in the strike. According to the television company, the … Continue reading

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Trade Union Slams Authorities for ‘Repressions’

The Georgian Trade Union Confederation (GTUC) accused authorities of “repressions” against its members after police arrested three workers of a metallurgical plant in Kutaisi, who were participants of a strike, which came to an abrupt end late on September 15 … Continue reading

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Plant Workers’ Strike Ends as Police Move In

A strike by a group of workers from metallurgical plant in Kutaisi came to an abrupt end on Thursday night after police detained over 30 strikers, who were camped outside the plant, the Georgian Trade Union Confederation said. All detained … Continue reading

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Kutaisi metallurgical plant owners negotiate with strikers

Indian owners of the metallurgical plant “Hercules” in Kutaisi have already arrived in Georgia and together with the company’s management are negotiating with workers, who went on strike, Georgian Trade Unions Chairman Irakli Petriashvili said on Thursday. According to the … Continue reading

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Strike at metallurgical plant in Georgia may grow

Warning strike of workers of Kutaisi metallurgical plant “Hercules” in Georgia, followed by dismissal of six employees, ended without results. For this reason workers are planning a large-scale strike next week. Workers of the “Hercules” plant, owned by the Georgian-Indian … Continue reading

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Women-Prisoners to Embark on Hunger Strike in Georgia

Human rights defender Eka Beselia informed the media that the Georgian women-prisoners are going to embark on hunger strike because of unbearable conditions in prisons, – GHN reports. Eka Beselia underlined that women-prisoners demand attention to their problems. “They often … Continue reading

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Tbilisi police arrest five protesters

Another five fixed route taxi drivers who went on strike today were arrested by police on Tuesday in Tbilisi. They were charged with insubordination to law enforcement bodies. As one of the leaders of the Conservative Party, Lasha Chkhartishvili, told … Continue reading

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IDPs eviction from Tbilisi sparks widespread fury

IDPs from Abkhazia and South Ossetia were evicted from their compact settlements in Tbilisi in the early hours on January 20. Police sealed off the territory of the former student’s dormitory in Bagebi district which, according to the Georgian Government … Continue reading

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Georgian police break up hunger strike by civil war veterans in Tbilisi

January 04, 2011 Police on Monday broke up a hunger strike in the Georgian capital and detained three of the protesting veterans who took part in Georgia’s 1991-1994 civil war and the August 2008 conflict with Russia. The protest staged … Continue reading

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