Georgia, Russia post-conflict dividing lines split communities

Amnesty International calls on Russia to ease harsh treatment of civilians living along disputed border with Georgia.

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    Amnesty International is calling on Russia to ease what it says is the harsh treatment of civilians living along a disputed border with Georgia.

    It accuses the Moscow-backed administrations in South Ossetia and Abkhazia, of stopping free movement and illegally arresting people for crossing the boundaries.

    Amnesty International issued a report this month saying hundreds of people face arbitrary arrest each year, when trying to cross the border.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Khurvaleti village in Georgia.


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