Employs of the cargo transit department of the Georgian Railway Company have begun a two-hour long strike after they failed to reach agreement with the company management about the growth of salaries.
Negotiations between the management and the employs of the Georgian Railways ended without agreement last night. The employs of the company say no concrete decisions were taken at the meeting and threatened to go on strike until their demands were satisfied. Designate of the director general, Irakli Ezugbaia, who made a statement about his resignation a few days ago, was attending the negotiations. The representatives of the company say the salary fund of the company was increased with 8 million GEL during the past few years and the growth of salaries was in progress.
Nine persons have been arrested within the investigation launched after finding the scandalous videos of human torture and sexual abuse. The videos were along weapons and drugs in a secret store in Samegrelo last week.
Transparency International Georgia NGO has released a special statement regarding the decision of the Georgian judiciary to free the author of the prisoners` torture videos Vladimer Bedukadze from criminal responsibility completely.
Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili is meeting with foreign diplomats in order to introduce the details of the video archive, which includes the footage of the human torture and sexual abuse.
Brother of Mikael Kadiyev, Ramzan Kadiyev says his brother was offered a deal in custody. In the interview with a Georgian newspaper Kvela Siakhle, Ramzan Kadiyev spoke about the details of the offer. Mikael Kadiyev was arrested for preparing a terror attack in Georgia and afterwards was charged with illegal keeping of arms.