Opinion from Tbilisi Shelter City: dreams come true

  26-11-2017

Tbilisi Shelter City conducted a fact-finding visit to the Ministry of Higher Professional Education. We want to share the impressions of one of the participants:

“…recently, Tbilisi Shelter City program participants visited the Ministry of Forcibly Displaced Persons from the occupied territories, refugees and resettlement in Georgia. They met with a number of high-ranking officials, heads of departments. We talked about the structure of the Ministry, about the types of assistance for immigrants and refugees. And all the time, as long as the meeting was going on, I felt real delight and amazement inside me. … Continue reading

“The regime will continue to attack, I will continue to tell the truth” – Turkmenistan human rights defender Soltan. Tbilisi Shelter City

  08-11-2017

Soltan worked as an accountant in Turkmenistan for 30 years. 30 years of work, four adult children, no prerequisites for a new profession. However, the events forced her to seek justice on Radio Liberty: on one terrible day, local government destroyed two houses, where her family lived without cause and any compensation. In search of justice, Soltan tried to tell her story to journalists, authorities, the general public… But she found no response and no compensation was achieved.
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Truth Hounds’ voices from Tbilisi Shelter City

  08-11-2017

Do you know that 8,000 families from Ossetia and Abkhazia have received housing from the Georgian government in recent years?

On Friday, October 27, Tbilisi Shelter hosted an educational day dedicated to the problems of refugees and internally displaced persons. As part of the exchange of experience, a meeting of Shelter participants with representatives of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia was held. At a fruitful and very informative meeting, they discussed issues of IDPs in Georgia, integration of refugees, assistance to eco-migrants within the country.

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