Tuesday, June 16, 2009

In Tbilisi stopped broadcasting opposition TV channels.

SyuzhetyOppozitsiya seeking the resignation of the Speaker of Parliament Saakashvili12.06.2009Na car attacked opponents with palkamiKommentariiKak stood, and Georgia went stoyat10.06.2009V third month Maidan Georgian opposition television channels stopped broadcasting in protest against police violence against journalists, informs "Interfax".
In the broadcast failed two cable TV channel, covering mainly Tbilisi audience - "Maestro" and "Kavkasia.
The reason for the protest was the arrest by police of one of the journalists of "Maestro." According to the head of the channel Mamuka Glonti, a journalist was beaten up, besides the police broke two camera channels.
Mamuka Glonti promised to appeal to international organizations to help in the fight against "arbitrary" the Georgian authorities.
Abandoned channels transmitted in a live protest Georgian opposition, has been three months demanding the resignation of President Mikhail Saakashvili. At the channel "Maestro" has its own program, one of the leaders of the Georgian opposition singer George Gachechiladze.
According to Interfax about an hour ago, near the main police in Tbilisi was broken up peaceful demonstrations of the opposition. Scores of participants in the protest were injured, twenty people arrested by the police.
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, on the other hand, later apologized to the journalists who have suffered during the protests, reported IA "News-Georgia". The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Eka Zguladze stated that the equipment selected by some journalists at the time of the incident, he had already returned.

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