Colleagues bid farewell to late TV Pirveli cameraman (Video)

Georgian journalists applauded in a farewell to the late TV Pirveli cameraman Lekso Lashkarava and carried him through a corridor of lowered cameras.

Earlier on Tuesday, colleagues from various TV companies brought parts of Lekso Lashkarava’s smashed camera to his house as part of the public funeral.

Journalists in different regions of Georgia paid tribute to Lashkarava’s memory with flowers and observing silence.

TV Pirveli cameraman Lekso Lashkarava died on July 11. He and 52 other journalists were assaulted on July 5 when covering the far-right activists protesting against holding the LGBTQ + community-planned Pride Week march in Tbilisi.