About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 22:58 - 27 Sep.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
State of Emergency Lifted
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 16 Nov.'07 / 19:04

The nation-wide state of emergency was lifted at 7pm local time on November 16, in accordance with a parliamentary decree passed two days ago.

The state of emergency was imposed on November 7 after police broke up demonstrations in Tbilisi. Restrictions were imposed on the dissemination of information, demonstrations and strikes. News coverage was banned on all television stations, with the exception of the Georgian Public Broadcaster.

Mze TV was the first to resume political coverage, with a news programme immediately coming on air at 7pm, just as the state of emergency was lifted.

“There has been absolute calm and order in Georgia since then [November 7, when the state of emergency was imposed] and life continues as normal,” President Saakashvili said earlier on November 16. “I want to express my gratitude to every citizen, to the entire Georgian population, which has shown amazing wisdom and restraint and demonstrated to the entire world that we are an organized, democratic and peaceful nation and state".

 

Latest News
27 Sep.'16 22:58
NPC-Girchi Quits Burchuladze’s Election Bloc
After split, less than two weeks before the elections, Burchuladze, Japaridze trade accusations.
27 Sep.'16 19:21
Central Bank Sells USD 40 Million
NBG made three interventions over the past month, selling total of USD 80 million.
27 Sep.'16 15:10
After Leaked Audio Recording, Security Service Launches ‘Coup Plot’ Probe
UNM opposition party denies plotting “revolution”, says audio recording is doctored.
27 Sep.'16 10:58
PM Speaks of Reconciliation on Anniversary of ‘Tragic Day of Fall of Sokhumi’
“We all understand is that this war was against Georgians and Abkhazians,” the PM said.
26 Sep.'16 18:44
OSCE Election Observers’ Interim Report
“The tone of the campaign is confrontational,” OSCE long-term election observation mission said.
26 Sep.'16 16:56
Saakashvili Tells UNM Campaign Rally via Video Link: Election Victory ‘Inevitable’
UNM opposition party held a campaign rally in the town of Zugdidi in Samegrelo region on September 26.
24 Sep.'16 14:23
Ivanishvili Meets Businesspeople
He asked them scoldingly if they were “doing enough to explain” to voters positive trends in the country.
23 Sep.'16 14:38
Wizz Air Opens Base in Kutaisi, Launches 7 New Routes
Low-cost airline operator has based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at the Kutaisi airport.
22 Sep.'16 19:16
Georgia Charges its Ex-Deputy Interior Minister, Who is Now Chief of Police in Odessa
Charges relate to May, 2011 break up of anti-government protest rally in Tbilisi.
22 Sep.'16 13:55
PM Addresses UN General Assembly
He outlined govt’s 4-point plan, vowed to hold fair elections, condemned “Moscow’s annexation policy.”

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
36