The protesters are demanding election reform.
Anti-government protests resumed in Georgia. The participants are outraged due to the rejection by Parliament of the electoral reform. It is reported online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tbilisi. The protesters gathered under the building of the Georgian Parliament. The protest brought together more than 20 political parties including the major opposition forces United national movement and European Georgia.
The demonstrators are demanding electoral reform, which foresees the holding of early parliamentary elections under the proportional system in 2020. Also the protesters are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister George Gakharia, who is considered responsible for the violent dispersal of the previous protests.
Members of opposition parties and civil activists picketed all entrances to Parliament, not to give the opportunity to work to deputies, reports news-Georgia.
“Not spread out and begin to full picketing of the Parliament, because the authority had lost its function. This night will show what we’re capable of,” — the leader of the former ruling party United national movement, former candidate for President of Georgia Grigol Vashadze.
He called on rally participants to use “all the radical tools provided by the Constitution and legislation to bring Georgia back to the citizens.”