Prison Abuse Protests

Students hit streets again in large numbers on September 24 as part of ongoing protests following the prison abuse scandal, which broke out after television stations showed on September 18 shocking video footage of inmates being beaten and raped with objects in the Gldani prison No.8 in Tbilisi suburb. On September 24 protesters gathered outside the Tbilisi State University and then marched towards the Defense Ministry and newly opened Public Service Hall.

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