NO TO FORCED DISPLACEMENT OF COMMUNITY FROM PLACE OF ORIGIN
SEPTEMBRE 2014 | 67 PORTRAITS
Georgian State sold territory to foreign investor to build gigantic dam, which will result: near 2000 persons displaced from the place of their origin - Khaishi community(West Georgia, Svaneti); Disappearance of unique Khaishi community with it’s cultural heritage, traditions, mentality, huge ecological catastrophe (there are evidenced based recommendations from multidisciplinary research group)and etc.
Khaishi community is against building dam and needs support from citizens of Georgia. Our action aims at standing for Khaishi community by : awareness raising of citizens of Georgia; developing, expanding and strengthening movement against gigantic dam.
These are portraits of inhabitants of Khaishi community, who are struggling to protect their rights to live on place, where they where born are developing their community, preserving their identity as members of unique Khaishi community.