DISMISSALS BASED ON POSSIBLE POLITICAL MOTIVE
2020-08-01 Contracts for mayoral representatives in Zugdidi Municipality were not extended. Zugdidi
Mayor representative told ISFED that in administrative units of Chitatskari, Jikhashkari, Tsvane, Kakhati,
Akhalkakhati, Grigolishi, Shamgona and Anaklia, administrative contracts for mayoral representatives
were not renewed upon expiration on August 1. They were notified about it 1 month prior. Head of Lelo
for Georgia organization in Zugdidi believes that the mayoral representatives were primarily dismissed
due to predominant support of opposition forces in these villages.