In Photos: Namakhvani Protesters Disrupt Tbilisi Traffic
On May 25, the third day of protest in Tbilisi against Namakhvani Hydropower Plant, the project opponents marched Republic Square – Philharmonic Hall – Heroes Square route and back, and aided by rain, caused major traffic disruptions in the central parts of the Georgian capital. Protest leader, 28-year-old Varlam Goletiani said at the beginning of today’s rally that the activists will hold a final rally in Tbilisi tomorrow, after which they will return to the Rioni Valley – location of the HPP project – to resist the HPP preparatory works.
Otar Kobakhidze, Civil Georgia’s Editor-in-Chief followed the march as it moved through the streets of the capital.
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