Friday, April 24, 2009

BLOG: Georgia Protests: HuffPost Blogger Feet On The Ground (

By Jirair Ratevosian and Amy Hagopian

Tbilisi, Georgia -- We arrived in Tbilisi late at night April 21 and encountered a 24-hour occupation outside the Marriott Hotel off the main Rustaveli Avenue in front of the Georgian Parliament building, reportedly 4 days old. The street is occupied by at least 125 metal-framed boxes, dimensions approximately 6 feet wide, 6 feet high, and 4 feet deep. Each box is covered with a plastic banner fabric labeled in large red English letters, "CELL" and a unique identifying number. Each cell is occupied by one or more people gathered together on wooden pallets, where they may spend the night.

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