Georgia, Tbilisi, 7 November /corr. Trend N.Kirtskhalia / Starting from 7 November, permanent demonstrations will begin in Georgia. This will be a new wave of protest, being aimed at peacefully changing power in the country. This was mentioned in "Common plan of the actions of opposition", which was released to participants in the action in front of the Parliament of Georgia.
The document says that peaceful change of power must precede the independent investigation of August events, provision of freedom of speech, release of political prisoners and adoption of new Electoral Code.
Today the participants of the demonstration will make a number of the requirements to the President of Georgia, which must be fulfilled by 23 November. In particular, this requirement is to return Imedi television company to its legal owners and free political prisoners.
If these requirements are not fulfilled by 12:00 on 23 November, the opposition will begin permanent picketing of Imedi.
The congress of the oppositional and democratic forces of Georgia is due on December 10 to 20. There will be created the united political organization, which will combine oppositional parties, public figures and non-governmental organizations.
New structure will ensure constant
demonstrations until the spring of 2009 and conducting of free and fair
elections in the country.
On 25 January 2009 a protest action is planned to take place against the falsification of elections. Its participants will arrange procession to the Parliament of Georgia with the requirement to cancel the results of presidential elections on 5 January and to appoint new elections in the spring of 2009 on the basis of new election legislation.
The mass meetings of opposition leaders in
all regions of the country will begin after the completion of action.
If the authorities do not consider the demand of people, sedentary permanent protest actions will begin on April 9 in Tbilisi in front of the Parliament, and in all other cities of Georgia.
Action will be continued unless Saakashvili and his government resign, the statement of opposition says.
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