12 People Detained at Rally outside Parliament

12 people were detained at a protest rally outside the Parliament building in Tbilisi on Thursday morning, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has reported.

“Police have arrested 12 people for administrative violations during a rally near the Parliament building. These persons are detained for violations under Articles 173 (disobedience to law enforcement officers) and 166 (petty hooliganism),” the Ministry of Internal Affairs said.

Giorgi Vashadze, one of the opposition leaders, is among the detainees.

By Ana Dumbadze 

12 December 2019 11:14