I am President of everyone, nobody should be discriminated, but I do not agree with the organization of provocation for confrontation from any side – Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili said when commenting about the developments at Governmental Administration on June 14. According to President, the country is tired of confrontations.
Twenty-eight people were detained on the administrative rule during the 2 counter-protests at Governmental Administration. Seven people remain kept in a pre-detention isolator.
Two rallies were held at Governmental Administration on June 14. Tbilisi Pride held a protest with the slogan “State, Where Are You.” Tbilisi Pride activity was planned through the social network after the Patriarchate of Georgia released a statement in which it appealed to the authorities to prevent the organization of the event.
Levan Vasadze, businessman, Guram Palavandishvili, actor, and church persons organized a counter-protest at Governmental Administration. They assembled to prevent what they called the “Gay Parade.”