In the Georgian capital, erupted a new mass protest called “One against all”. The participants tonight, November 18, blocked all three entrances to the building of the Parliament of Georgia and began to set up tents on the Central square.
It is reported portal news-Georgia.
Large-scale protest action in the centre of Tbilisi spend more than 20 opposition parties in response to the failure of constitutional reform. They announced the beginning of “full picketing Parliament,” and blocked all the entrances to the Parliament building.
Earlier, the leaders of the party “European Georgia” hung the locks on the gate leading into the courtyard of the Parliament. After the two additional inputs set up tents, just on the street Chitadze there are more than 15.
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The protesters spent the night there, and today we intend to afford to go to the Parliament deputies of the “Georgian dream”, which has not fulfilled the promises about the transition to the proportional electoral system.
In the courtyard of the Parliament there are a large number of police forces. The Georgian interior Ministry warned the protesters that “any offense, attempted assault or blocking of administrative authorities will be immediately stopped by the police within the law”.
Opposition leaders say they will use “all the radical tools provided by the Constitution and legislation” to enforce its requirements. They call to create a temporary technical government, to appoint early parliamentary elections by the proportional system and to reorganize the Central election Commission.
The protesters do not exclude that will picket and other government agencies.
Recall that the situation in Georgia escalated after 14 November, the Parliament failed constitutional draft law on the parliamentary elections in 2020 according to the proportional system with zero electoral barrier. To continue consideration of the motion was the voices of the 113 deputies out of 150. The voting change was supported by only 101 members. Basically abstained from voting the majority of deputies from the ruling party “Georgian dream”.
To abandon the majoritarian elections to the Parliament in 2020 “Georgian dream” and personally its leader Bidzina Ivanishvili promised on June 24, having conceded to the demands of the opposition and numerous protests.