COVID VACCINATION – Protest with government administration and main question unanswered
“Where is the vaccine?” Was the main question the silent protesters asked the government administration yesterday. The action was held by healthcare experts, activists and politicians.
Vato Surguladze, a health expert and member of Lelo, was one of the participants in the rally. He said government efforts to introduce the vaccine were insufficient.
“They did not work, it was not the call and pace of work, desire and political will to do it. I do not know why this is happening, I do not want conspiracy theories, but the fact is, we did not work. Someone has to answer for this “– Vato Surguladze told InterpressNews.
The date of introduction of the vaccine in Georgia has been postponed from mid-February to the end of March. At a briefing after the Coordinating Council meeting on March 2, Deputy Health Minister Tamar Gabunia explained that the reason for this was an additional condition imposed by Pfizer, which will be clarified during a tripartite telephone conversation.
The opposition, in the process of negotiations with the government, changes its plans to hold rallies
Opposition parties, which are in talks with the government and have not yet entered parliament, are changing their plans for rallies. By doing so, the opposition will try not to give the government an excuse to refuse to negotiate.
According to the previous plan, the opposition had planned one of the rallies on March 13. As the deadline for the talks is March 16, the rally has been postponed and it will be held on March 20.
According to Tina Bokuchava, a member of the United National Movement, a picket of the government administration will not be held at 1 o’clock today. Instead, the opposition will drive to Rustavi Prison, where UNM leader Nika Melia is.
Read more about the opposition’s plans Meet here.
Georgia shows another setback in the Freedom House report
The international human rights organization, Freedom House, has published the report “Freedom in the World 2021”, which reflects the situation in terms of political rights and civil liberties in 195 countries around the world.
Georgia remains a partially free country and has 60 points out of 100. The country’s rating has been deteriorating in recent years. Georgia had 64 points in 2017 and 2018, 63 in 2019 and 61. in 2020. The high score, according to the Freedom House report, reflects a better situation.
According to the 2021 report, political rights in Georgia are rated 23 out of 40, and civil liberties – from 60 to 37 points.
Navalny sent the first message from Moscow after the stages, he is in the isolator on the side of Vladimir
Alexei Navalny sent the first message from Moscow after the staging, which was posted on the politician’s Instagram page on Wednesday.
He is reportedly in the pre-trial detention center on Vladimir’s side and will remain there, at least until an appeal is filed against the slander of Ignat Artemenko, a veteran of the Great Patriotic War. In this case, the court fined the opposition politician 850 thousand rubles.
Navalny reports from the pre-trial detention center that everything is in order with him, but he has not yet received the letters and knows little about current events in the outside world.
“Mothers on the verge of a nervous breakdown” – what is life like when you are a woman and it is a pandemic
“I lived the same day for several months. “Separate isolation, separate sense of constant responsibility, separate, this cursed conscience that more is needed, you can do more, you do not give enough, you can not do enough,” Natia, a mother of three, told RFE / RL. His pandemic experience.
These feelings are familiar to thousands of women who have spent all year locked up at home with their children, doubling the burden as the pandemic erased the line between home and work.
Women’s rights organizations even before the pandemic said that the burden on women in the family was much greater than on men – the pandemic only exacerbated this inequality.
The story of women left to face affairs, duties, and emotional trials Read Nastasia in an Arabic article.