November 18, 2019 / 1:34 PM / 24 days ago

Riot police in Georgia detain protesters demanding early election

TBILISI, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Police in Georgia on Monday started detaining protesters demanding an early election, using tear gas and water cannon against them near the country’s parliament building.

The move came a day after 20,000 people rallied in the centre of the Georgian capital Tbilisi to protest against the government and demand an early parliamentary election. (Reporting by Margarita Antidze; Writing by Alexander Marrow Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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