Thousands took to streets in Georgia to protest the killing of a TV cameraman after he was brutally beaten up by far-right assailants during a protest against an LGBTQ Pride march.
The 37-year-old TV cameraman, Alexander Lashkarava, worked for an independent TV station Pirveli and was found dead in his bed in the early hours of Sunday.
The protestors demanded the government to resign as more than 50 journalists were injured on the day of the Pride march by anti-LGBTQ groups protesting against the planned march.
Demanding justice for the dead cameraman and the injured journalists, nearly 8,000 demonstrators gathered outside the parliament by 8:00 pm
'Government must go'
"We demand the immediate resignation of Irakli Garibashvili and his government who have spearheaded violence against journalists," Nika Melia, the leader of Georgia's main opposition force, the United National Movement, told AFP at the rally.