Georgian Authorities Resolved to Bring Order
(By Marina Kvaratskhelia, RIA Novosti) – The personnel of the
Omega holding (200 people) have gathered near the Georgian state
chancellery building for a protest.
new leadership of Georgia is hampering business development, intimidating
freedom of expression, rudely interfering with the work of independent
media and opening fire over the heads of workers demanding return
to their work in the Omega-Tegi typography," Zaza Okuashvili,
founder of the holding and a Georgian parliamentarian, said during
Georgia’s Prosecutor General Irakly Okruashvili described the
actions of a special police subdivision, which made warning shots
into the air in front of the typography’s workers, as "lawful."
Moreover, he said that if the protesters fail to obey, law-enforcers
are entitled to apply tougher measures (the prosecutor general
didn’t specify them).
19th, tax bodies have been studying financial documents in all
enterprises of the holding, Omega-Group, which includes typographies,
a tobacco plant, car shops, magazines, newspapers and the Iberia
TV company. All the enterprises of the holding have been arrested
following the Georgian prosecutor general’s instructions.