Critics say the current system favors the ruling Georgian Dream party. A first wave of protests in the summer saw 200 demonstrators injured. DW met one of them – a young activist who has become one of the faces of the protest movement.
Conspiracists worldwide are protesting government measures aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Politicians and media outlets should ignore them and offer assertive solutions instead, writes Hans Pfeifer.
After Georgia's ruling party backtracked on electoral reforms, demonstrators took to the streets. Protesters say they are fighting not just for changes to the electoral system but for democracy itself.
Georgia's top court has slapped a prison term of over three years on one of the country's leading opposition figures, Gigi Ugulava. The ex-mayor of Tbilisi claims the ruling is the work of oligarch Bidzina Ivanishvili.
Thousands of people have gathered in Tbilisi, waving national and EU flags and demanding that the government resign in their call for electoral reform. Riot police have clashed with protesters trying to block parliament.
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