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Georgia protests: Thousands on street for second day over 'foreign agent' bill

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2023
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Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Georgia's capital for the second day after parliament backed a draft law which critics say limits press freedom and civil liberties.

On Tuesday, demonstrators clashed with police who used water cannon and pepper spray to disperse them.

The government said 50 police officers were hurt and equipment was damaged.

Some 66 people were arrested, including an opposition leader who was reportedly beaten.

Some protesters in Tbilisi were seen falling on the ground and coughing, while others waved EU and Georgian flags....

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