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DISMISSAL OF MEDPERSONAL ETER CHUCHULASHVILI FROM WORK IN DEDOPLISTSKARO

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Dedoplistskaro , Dedoplistskaro
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-07 On August 7, 2012, a member of the medical staff of a brigade of Adati Ltd.’s emergency service, Eter Chuchulashvili was dismissed by the director on grounds that brother of her spouse – Giorgi Nasrashvili is a representative of the Georgian Dream’s office. After publicizing of the fact (in around ten days), Eter Chuchulashvili was reinstated to work. The ISFED’s LTO verified the incident with director of Adati Ltd Nukri Bagashvili. He director did not confirm the fact and declared ...

DISMISSAL OF LELA RAZIKASHVILI, DIRECTOR OF VAJA-PSHAVELA HOUSE-MUSEUM IN DUSHETI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Dusheti , Dusheti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-20 On August 20, 2012, director of Vazha-Pshavela House Museum Lela Razikashvili was dismissed from work. Lela Razikashvili had been working as director of the House Museum since 2006. The order about her dismissal cites the fact that she was not a local resident and visited the museum only on the weekends as grounds for her dismissal. Lela Razikashvili herself believes that her dismissal by the fact that she hosted in the museum Bidzina Ivanishvili and supporters of the Georgian D...

DISMISSAL OF AN ACTIVIST OF GEORGIAN DREAM TEA DAVITULIANI FROM WORK IN TBILISI

Date: 2012-09-03
District: Nadzaladevi , Tbilisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-09 On August 9 and 12, 2012, activist of the coalition Georgian Dream –Tea Davituliani, was dismissed from two different works. Ms. Davituliani worked as a junior doctor at the tenth branch of ambulance (Mikhailov Hospital) based on a contract agreement, and as an assistant to a family doctor at the clinic New Hospital. During her tenure at the clinic she never once received a reproof or any kind of warning. It is peculiar that Tea Davituliani was dismissed from both works after she op...

THREATENING AND DISMISSAL OF MANUCHAR KUCHULORIA, POTI COAST GUARD OFFICER

Date: 2012-08-13
District: Poti , Poti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work, Threatening, Intimidation from the law enforcement forces

2012-08-13 I, Manuchar Kuchuloria, have been serving in Coast Guard Department in Poti for eight years. Last months I have been under pressure for political reasons. My father, Vakhtang Kuchuloria, is Chairman of National Forum Tsalenjikha office and Leader of local Georgian Dream organization. About 2 months ago Malkhaz Ghurtskaia - Head of Constitutional Security Department (CSD) in Tsalenjikha, demanded my father to join UNM. After my refusal Beka Babukhardia - Head of Poti Coast Guard Inves...

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DISMISSAL OF GEORGIAN DREAM MEMBER, VANO NATSARASHVILI, FROM SECURITY SERVICE IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-08-13
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-13 On May 30 2012, Coalition Georgian Dream member, Vano Natsarashvili, was dismissed from the security service in Gurjaani. He was working in the “United Security” service from April 2012 and was appointed in Gurjaani Medical Center. Vano Natsarashvili told an ISFED long-term observer that 3 weeks prior to dismissal, security and police officers demanded that he leave Coalition Georgian Dream. If he refused, they threatened that he would lose his job. At the same time, two other employe...

DISMISSAL OF TAMAR KAIKATSISHVILI FROM KOBULETI PROFESSIONAL COLLEGE

Date: 2012-08-08
District: Kobuleti , Kobuleti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-08-08 On June 19 2012, Director of Kobuleti Public College (under control of Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia), Mr. Mchedlishvili, has dismissed his deputy director Tamar Kaikatsishvili. On June 6, he asked Mrs. Tamar to write a statement declaring that she was leaving work for personal reasons. Mrs. Kaikatsishvili asked to be given time until the end of the exam period, but she was refused. Mr. Mchedlishvili said he has received dismissal directions from the Ministry of Educati...

DISMISSAL OF GIORGI MCHEDLISHVILI MEMBER OF GEORGIAN DREAM LAGODEKHI DISTRICT OFFICE

Date: 2012-07-30
District: Lagodekhi , Lagodekhi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-30 On July 3, 2012, a member of coalition Georgian Dream Lagodekhi district office, George Mchedlishvili, was dismissed from work. He was a driver for Bank "Constanta". George Mchedlishvili connects the dismissal with his political activities. More specifically, the Coalition interviewers were checking the voters list door-to-door in Lagodekhi municipality, when the governor of the territorial unit for village Kabali Jemal Niyazov demanded that they stopped working, as he cons...

DISMISSAL OF BESARION KHATIASHVILI CHAIRMAN OF REPUBLICAN PARTY IN SIGHNAGHI (RESTORED TO THE SAME POSITION)

Date: 2012-07-30
District: Sighnaghi , Sighnaghi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-30 On July 2, 2012 Chairman of Republican Party, Besarion Khatiashvili, was dismissed from work and was given an order of dismissal on July 13. He worked as a teacher/boxing trainer in the School of fine arts and sports in Sighnaghi Municipality. The order of dismissal was dated on July 2, 2012, which highlighted paragraph B in article 37 of the “Labor Code” as the reason for termination. This paragraph relates to termination being brought about upon the expiration of a labor contract. ...

DISMISSAL OF PERSON FOR POLITICAL REASONS

Date: 2012-07-20
District: Tbilisi , Tbilisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-20 On June 2012, I was dismissed from one of the departments of a public institution where I was working as a specialist. During my employment, I have been demonstrating my position and sympathies with coalition Georgian Dream. At the staff meeting two weeks prior to dismissal, we devised tasks and were planning to implement several projects. Two weeks later, I was unexpectedly informed that my employment would cease until November and that I was to write my letter of regination immediat...

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DISMISSAL OF NINO MSHVIDOBADZE FROM LANCHKHUTI MUNICIPALITY GAMGEOBA

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Lanchkhuti , Lanchkhuti
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 Nino Mshvidobadze, lead specialist for public relations and information at Lanchkhuti Municipality Gamgeoba was dismissed from work on June 25, 2012. Ms. Mshvidobadze informed ISFED’s LTO that her dismissal had to do with deputy Energy Minister, Giorgi Kavelashvili's visit to the village of Gvimbalauri. While meeting with the local population, several citizens discussed existing problems in the village, which Giorgi Goguadze, Gamgebeli of Lanchkhuti Municipality, was not pleased ...

DISMISSAL OF NATO KATAMADZE FROM NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS CENTER IN KUTAISI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Kutaisi , Kutaisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 Nato Katamadze, chairwoman of the Republican Party’s branch in Kutaisi, was dismissed from her work at the National Examinations Center. According to Ms. Katamadze, she had been working at the center from the very day it was founded and contends that her dismissal is directly related to her political activities....

DISMISSAL OF MEDICAL NURSE NAIRA KIKABIDZE FROM WORK IN VANI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Vani , Vani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 Naira Kikabadze, a paramedic, was dismissed on June 19, 2012. Naira Kikabadze believes that her dismissal had to do with being her spouse being friends with Davit Lortkipanidze, majoritarian MP candidate of the coalition Georgian Dream. Naira Kikabidze contends that her dismissal was unfair and supposes that her spouse may soon share the same fate as hers....

DISMISSAL OF TARIEL TEDEEV FROM WORK IN LAGODEKHI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Lagodekhi , Areshperan
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 On June 18, 2012, Tariel Tedeevi, a representative of a territorial unit of the village of Areshperani, Lagodekhi Municipality, wrote a resignation letter. Son of Tariel Tedeev, Gela Tedeev, informed ISFED’s LTO that his father came to the decision as a result of harassment from the local authorities, which he believes has to do with the report aired on Maestro TV on problems of eco-migrants in the village of Areshperani....

DISMISSAL OF SOSO MTIVLISHVILI FROM WORK IN GURJAANI

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Gurjaani , Gurjaani
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 On June 11, 2012, Soso Mtvlivishvili, brother of Maestro TV’s correspondent in Kakheti, Sopo Mtivlishvili, was dismissed from work on grounds of expiration of agreement. Soso Mtvlivishvili used to work as a loan officer at Gurjaani branch of Liberty Bank and he had signed a one-year labor contract on March 26. Soso Mtivlishvili and journalist Sopo Mtivlishvili suspect that the dismissal is related to the fact that Ms. Mtivlishvili had started working at Maestro TV....

DISMISSAL OF TSIRA KURASHVILI FROM KUTAISI PUBLIC LIBRARY (WAS OFFERED A NEW JOB)

Date: 2012-07-13
District: Kutaisi , Kutaisi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-13 On 4 June, 2012, employee of Kutaisi public library, Tsira Kurashvili was dismissed from work. She said her dismissal was connected to her political sympathies with coalition "Georgian Dream". According to the library director, Nargiza Chigovadze, she was dismissed because of optimization....

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DISMISSAL OF MARO GOGILASHVILI FROM VILLAGE ARASHENDA CULTURAL CENTER

Date: 2012-07-02
District: Gurjaani , Arashenda
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-07-02 On 29 June, 2012, Maro Gogilashvili, employee of village Arashenda's cultural center, was dismissed from work with the order N 111 of Niko Mamiashvili, director of Gurjaani Municipality Cultural Center. According to Maro Gogilashvili her dismissal is connected to her participation in the door-to-door campaign of Georgian Dream....

Date: 2012-06-20
District: Sagarejo
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

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DISMISSAL OF GIGLA MORGOSHIA, EMPLOYEE OF AGRARIAN MARKET’S SECURITY SERVICE IN CHKHOROTSKU

Date: 2012-06-15
District: Chkhorotsku , Chkhorotsku
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-06-15 On May 1, 2012, an employee of agrarian market’s security service in Chkhorotsku, Gigla Morgoshia, was summoned by his supervisor Oleg Chaligava who had been instructed to terminate Morgoshia's employment. Gigla Morgoshia collected signatures for restoration of citizenship of Bidzina Ivanishvili and his spouse and is an active supporter of the coalition Georgian Dream since March 8, 2012....

DISMISSAL OF LASHA SHVANGIRADZE FROM UNITED WATER SUPPLY COMPANY IN KHONI (RESTORED TO THE SAME POSITION WITH THE HELP OF ISFED)

Date: 2012-06-15
District: Khoni , Khoni
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-06-15 On May 29, 2012, the agent of revenue division at Khoni Service Center of Georgia’s United Water Supply Company, Lasha Shvangiradze, received an order concerning the termination of his labor contract. Lasha Shvangiradze contends that his dismissal is connected with a conversation on political issues he had at the service center of the United Water Supply Company....

DISMISSAL OF ZAZA MAMALASHVILI FROM TELAVI MUNICIPALITY GAMGEOBA

Date: 2012-06-15
District: Telavi , Telavi
Incident Category: Intimidation, Dismissal from work

2012-06-15 On May 2, 2012, Zaza Mamalashvili was dismissed from Telavi Municipality’s Gamgeoba office of military registration and conscription. According to regional manager of Global TV, Zaza Devidze, Zaza Mamalashvili contends that he was dismissed due to his spouse’s position as a camerawoman at Global TV office....

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