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Georgians protest Russian occupation in front of the UN headquarters

On August 7, 2010, 12:00 noon approximately 50 Georgians gathered in front of the UN headquarters in New York to protest two years of Russian occupation of Georgia. The protest was peaceful and lasted for an hour.ย Protestersย held flags of Georgia and posters like “Russia get out of Georgia” or “Russia gives us back our homes”.

Among all theย protestersย were IDPs from Abkhazia who have not been in their homes for almost 20 years.

Photos by Mirian Jugheli

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