"From today, another 24-hour action - near the Public Television building - opens. Kostava Avenue will be blocked," David Gamkrelidze, the leader of the New Rightists, told a briefing near parliament.
He said 10 mock jail cells would be installed in front of the TV building, symbolizing Georgia having turned into a police state. By Tuesday morning, the first cages had been erected near the presidential residence as part of a city-wide campaign.
Georgy Targamadze, the chairman of the Christian Democratic Party, a minority party in the parliament, has proposed a plan for the opposition and authorities to overcome the political crisis.
He suggests that the chairmen of the Supreme Court and Central Election Commission step down, and the work of TV companies and law enforcement agencies be monitored.
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