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Georgia: Protesters return to parliament, this time with a bust of Internal Affairs Minister Giorgi Gakharia01:05

Georgia: Protesters return to parliament, this time with a bust of Internal Affairs Minister Giorgi Gakharia

Georgia, Tbilisi
June 24, 2019 at 23:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters again gathered outside the Georgian Parliament building in Tbilisi on Monday.

“Georgia’s citizens showed that we are democratic country, that in Georgia we have a strong civil society, in Georgia we have strong young generation which will always defend democracy of country,” said one of the leaders of the united opposition of Georgia, Giorgi Vashadze,

Protesters also erected a bust of Georgian Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Gakharia whom they demanded resign.

The protests began after Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressed the Georgian Parliament in Russian from the seat of the Georgian parliamentary speaker during the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy on Thursday, prompting several Georgian opposition politicians to leave the session.

Georgia: Protesters return to parliament, this time with a bust of Internal Affairs Minister Giorgi Gakharia01:05
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Protesters again gathered outside the Georgian Parliament building in Tbilisi on Monday.

“Georgia’s citizens showed that we are democratic country, that in Georgia we have a strong civil society, in Georgia we have strong young generation which will always defend democracy of country,” said one of the leaders of the united opposition of Georgia, Giorgi Vashadze,

Protesters also erected a bust of Georgian Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Gakharia whom they demanded resign.

The protests began after Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressed the Georgian Parliament in Russian from the seat of the Georgian parliamentary speaker during the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy on Thursday, prompting several Georgian opposition politicians to leave the session.