A newly launched movement vowing to counter Georgia’s former ruling party, the United National Movement (UNM), has set up tents in front of Parliament in an effort to reclaim the space for the ‘real voice of the people’. [Read more…]
The authorities in Tbilisi have dispersed protesters blockading the Georgian Parliament for the second time in a week. As temperatures reached below zero in the early hours of Tuesday, riot police moved in deploying a water cannon against protesters.
Queer activists held an impromptu queer pride march in Tbilisi amidst threats from homophobic groups. That same day, ultra-conservative protesters faced off with anti-Putin protesters at the Georgian parliament after failing to thwart Tbilisi Pride.