Prosecution to indict four more persons for violence against media
Prosecution to indict four more persons for violence against media

Georgian Prosecutor General’s Office indicted four more individuals for violence against media representatives during the anti-Tbilisi Pride rally on July 5-6 in Tbilisi.

The Prosecutor’s Office charged 20 individuals for the assault of journalists and thwarting their professional activities so far.

Thirty-six people, among them 30 journalists and cameramen, are acknowledged as the victims of violence. The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) continues its investigation to reveal and identify other assailants.

Fifty-five persons, among them fifty-three media representatives, were assaulted during the anti-Tbilisi Pride rally on July 5, according to the Interior Ministry. Tbilisi Pride cancelled the scheduled march amid violent protests.

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