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Labour safety standards were not effectively enforced causing high levels of injuries and fatalities at work and prompting strengthening of labour rights legislation. Electoral rules were changed to ensure greater representation of women in Parliament. Authorities continued to use disproportionate...
Europe and Central Asia Children

Georgia: Authorities must ensure prompt and effective investigation into allegation of abuse of children in Orthodox Church-run boarding school

Amnesty International is concerned that the Georgian authorities are failing in their duty to ensure effective protection the children placed in alternative care at the Ninotsminda boarding school, in the mountainous region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. Georgia’s authorities must ensure safety of all the...
Europe and Central Asia

Georgia: Russia and the de facto authorities in the South Ossetia/Tskhinvali region must reopen closed crossing points and guarantee freedom of movement of civilians

The complete ban on movement between the breakaway territory of the South Ossetia/Tskhinvali Region and the rest of Georgia is undermining the human rights of local civilians. Since early September, the de facto authorities in the South Ossetia/Tskhinvali Region suspended freedom of movement across...