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Georgia: Clashes erupt at protest following police raids on Tbilisi nightclubs03:09

Georgia: Clashes erupt at protest following police raids on Tbilisi nightclubs

Georgia, Tbilisi
May 12, 2018 at 14:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

A rally took place near the parliament building in Tbilisi, Saturday, following police drug searches at two popular nightclubs in the Georgian capital.Reportedly, a number of participants were detained by police during the spontaneous protest. A leader of a local opposition party was said to be among them. According to local media, demonstrators expressed their disagreement over the level of force used during the special operation carried out by the Ministry of Internal Affairs at the nightclubs. The Ministry of Internal Affairs stated that eight drug traffickers were detained, according to reports.

Georgia: Clashes erupt at protest following police raids on Tbilisi nightclubs03:09
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A rally took place near the parliament building in Tbilisi, Saturday, following police drug searches at two popular nightclubs in the Georgian capital.Reportedly, a number of participants were detained by police during the spontaneous protest. A leader of a local opposition party was said to be among them. According to local media, demonstrators expressed their disagreement over the level of force used during the special operation carried out by the Ministry of Internal Affairs at the nightclubs. The Ministry of Internal Affairs stated that eight drug traffickers were detained, according to reports.

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