- Dec 05, 2011
Between Enemy Lines
- By Ivor Prickett / Panos
The Gali district of Abkhazia lies in the South East of the territory, along the disputed border with Georgia, and is home to an estimated 40,000 Mingrelian Georgians who have managed to return since the end of civil war in the early 1990s. Neglected by the Abkhazian authorities and sparsely populated compared to pre-war times, post-conflict reconstruction, development and investment has not reached this most impoverished part of the territory.
The Mingrelian people of Gali feel...