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Georgia: Police Use Teargas, Rubber Bullets Against Protesters

Expand Guram Muradov, Civil.ge journalist sustained multiple impacts from police-fired rubber bullets. Tbilisi, Georgia. 20 January 2019.  © Civil.ge (Tbilisi) – Riot police in Tbilisi fired rubber bullets and used teargas without warning against thousands of nonviolent protesters outside the Georgian Parliament on June 20, 2019. As a standoff continues between protesters and law enforcement, it is urgent for the authorities to instruct the police to adhere to the rules on use of force under international law. Those rules require the police to use only strictly proportionate force in response…

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