02 October 2022,   19:04
Demonstration is taking place in Tbilisi demanding liberalization of drug policy and release of "Bakhala"

Protest rally is underway at the Parliament building in Tbilisi at this moment. Representatives of the civil sector gathered with the demand of Liberalization of Drug Policy and liberation of the actor Giorgi Giorganashvili known as Bakhal. They demand the release of the member of the Movement "White Noise" Beka Tsikarishvili, who was sentenced to 14 days in prison.

The organizers of the rally call on the government to discuss the draft law on drug policy.

"During three weeks, three people were released outside and Bakhala was sent to prison for 8 years," said Goga Khachidze, a member of the political council of the new political center - Girchy.

There was a small incident between rally participants and passersby.

The action "Bakhala" was planned after the announcemen of Giorgi Giorganashvili"s verdict.

Giorgi Giorganashvili"s friends started collecting signatures. The petition is put up on the social network and its addressee is the President of Georgia. Supporters of "Bakhala" ask Giorgi Margvelashvili to pardon him.