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22 Feb 2019 | 03:17 PM UTC

Georgia: Demonstration reported in Tbilisi February 22

Georgia News Alert

Demonstration reported in Tbilisi over draft legislation on judicial appointments February 22; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tbilisi). COUNTRY/REGION Abkhazia

Event

A demonstration organized by student and civil society groups is scheduled in Tbilisi on Friday, February 22, to denounce a proposed bill on lifetime judicial appointments. Participants are slated to march from the Supreme Court to the parliament building from 19:00 to 22:00 (local time). Associated transportation disruptions and heightened security measures are to be expected along the march route.

Advice

Individuals present in Tbilisi are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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