Stories about Georgia
A planned US$800 million hydropower project, the largest in Georgia, is meeting resistance from residents of the Rioni River valley
Ethnic Georgians living in Abkhazia and South Ossetia won’t be able to vote in Georgia's October 31 parliamentary elections. Georgia's government has no plan to protect these citizens’ right to...
Months after its release, a film about a gay Georgian dancer continues to inflame heated debates about the place of the LGBTQ+ community in this conservative country.
As the Georgian Orthodox Church continued to hold prayers during lockdown, its critics hint at a new crisis of faith in church-state relations.
In May 2017 journalist Afgan Mukhtarli was abducted in the Georgian capital Tbilisi and reappeared in a jail cell in Azerbaijan. Recently released, he reflects on his ordeal.
The boundaries between breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia and Georgian government controlled territory are hardening. For locals on both sides of the divide, that brings huge social and economic costs.
Finding a stable job is a hard enough task for all Georgians — but as Nata and Gabriela's stories show, it's nearly impossible for transgender people.
Georgia’s capital Tbilisi braces itself for renewed anti-government protests next month, and youth protesters are at the forefront.
For the second time this year, the Georgian Dream government faces mass demonstrations.
For ethnic Georgians in breakaway Abkhazia, life is a bureaucratic nightmare.
From individual therapy to special education teachers in schools, parents of children with autism in Georgia face a constant battle with the authorities to provide the services their children need.
"There is nothing modern about the idea you should love your child."
"There is a point after which you just can’t take it anymore."
"Right then the sky went orange. A wave shook me and I saw soldiers flying through the air."
They share a common determination and single-mindedness despite very different goals and dreams.
"Citizenship is all I need to heal the scar of not belonging."
"I wish I had seen this in real time. The speed those legs were pumping at, to reach the ball. AND ground it! Amazing! Bravo!"
"We are far from getting there, but I see change," one Tbilisi resident commented.