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European Georgia MPs leave parliamentary committees

Several opposition MPs from the European Georgia opposition party have submitted statements regarding their exit from parliamentary committees amid protests in Tbilisi sparked by the rejection of the election bill on November 14. …

Georgian opposition resume protest rally at parliament

Representatives of opposition parties and civic activists have resumed demonstrations in Tbilisi aimed to re-block the parliament of Georgia and prevent legislators enter the building. Having gathered in front of the parliament …

Georgian opposition promises to resume protests

The Georgian opposition said that rallies will continue until the government ‘keeps its promise’ and allows the conduct of the 2020 parliamentary elections per the proportional electoral system.  Protests sparked by the …

Almost 40 detained in Tbilisi protests

A total of 37 people have been detained in the protests outside the Georgian parliament, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. "On November 18, during the rally outside the parliament, 37 people in total had …

Another vice parliament speaker leaves Georgia Dream

Three MPs of the Conservative party have left the Georgian Dream ruling party after the parliament rejected the ruling party proposed election bill yesterday on the transition to a fully proportional electoral system from 2020. Leader …

Demonstrators block Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Thousands of opposition supporters demonstrated on the streets of Georgia yesterday evening after the Georgian Dream ruling party failed to push through promised electoral reforms. Protesters began gathering outside the parliament …

Scrapping of election bill splits Georgian Dream

Seven MPs have left the Georgian Dream ruling party, including Vice Speaker Tamar Chugoshvili, after the party proposed election bill was scrapped earlier today. "It was very hard to make the decision. I would …