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Error 404; Democracy Not Found
Georgia; Pre-Elections 2012
On 18 September 2012, Georgian national TV channels broadcast several video footages of torture and rape in Gldani Prison in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi. Video footages quickly got viral and highly controversial and as a result thousands of protesters joined spontaneous rallies in Tbilisi, Batumi, Poti, Kutaisi and Gori. Shocked by the terror and violence on TV screens, citizens are calling for justice and promise to continue their protests.
Bidzina Ivanishvili, a Georgian politician and businessman.
He is Ieader of an opposition coalition Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia, the party intends to challenge the ruling United National Movement in the parliamentary election scheduled for October 2012.