In Tbilisi, protesters against a special operation in the capital’s clubs decided to end the protests for a week. This was stated by one of the organisers, Beka Tsikarishvili, RIA Novosti reports.
During his speech during the action, Tsikarishvili noted that the protesters take ‘a time-out for a week to observe the work process.’ The actions will resume if the promises of the interior minister are not fulfilled.
The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Goorgo Gakharia, who arrived at the site of the action, spoke with its organisers and promised to make changes, as well as to achieve certain results in the drug policy of the country.
On the night of May 12, nightclub owners reported on social networks that law enforcement agencies and special forces had burst into institutions, and called on all supporters to assemble in support of them. During the whole night hundreds of people gathered at the parliament building of the country, protesting in connection with the special operation of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. According to the protesters, the police used force against innocent young people. On the afternoon of May 13, the protest action of the youth resumed.