In support of Vazha Gaprindashvili, a protest rally is being held at the occupation line.
As previously announced, the rally will be silent. The family plans to make a small statement.
Protesters have gathered at the First Republic Square earlier this morning and set off for the occupation line.
Family members, citizens, doctor`s colleagues’ as well as the representatives of political parties are present at the scene.
Tbilisi-based doctor Vazha Gaprindashvili was illegally detained by Russian occupation forces near the occupation line with Akhalgori Municipality on November 9. He was sent to a two-month pretrial detention on November 15.
Vazha Gaprindashvili was charged with “illegally crossing the border” under article 322 of the criminal code of Russia. Tbilisi activated the hotline mechanism of the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) to Georgia.