Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia (November 7, 2019) Location: Cinema locations in Tbilisi and Batumi, November 8-10 at various showtimes between 7:00pm and 11:00pm. Event: Potential Protest Activity at Movie Screenings Various groups are calling for protests against the screening of the movie “And Then We Danced” in Georgia November 8 – 10.  …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

  Date/Location: Saturday, June 22: A parade and/or public event in downtown Tbilisi, exact location still to be confirmed. Event: Members and supporters of the LGBTQI community plan to hold a parade and/or public event to mark Pride Week on Saturday, June 22. We anticipate the event could draw sizable crowds. This is the first …

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Potential Protest Activity During and After the Georgian Presidential Elections Runoff

Location:  Downtown Tbilisi and near Polling Stations on Election Day, November 28 Event: The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that sporadic, short notice, or unannounced rallies or protests are likely to occur on the day of and/or following the second round of the Georgian Presidential Election on November 28, 2018. Rustaveli Avenue in downtown Tbilisi is a …

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VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot …

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Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 5, 2018  On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel …

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Security Awareness during the Holiday Season

Security Message to U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness during the Holiday Season The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi reminds U.S. citizens in Georgia to maintain their security awareness during the holiday season.  Note that in addition to New Year’s Eve, Georgians celebrate Christmas Day on January 7 in 2018.  Large holiday gatherings may provide an attractive target …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, 29 October 2017, starting at 2PM at Rose Revolution Square and will impact vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Rustaveli Avenue. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, 1 October 2017, starting at 4PM at Rose Revolution Square. The group Alliance of Patriots of Georgia has planned a political rally/demonstration to take place in downtown Tbilisi on Sunday, 1 October 2017, starting at 4PM.   The demonstration …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Reports of Sexual Assaults

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that it has recently received several reports from victims of harassment and sexual assault in Tbilisi. Reported incidents have included verbal harassment and intimidating advances, unwanted touching and groping, and sexual assault, including rape. It does not appear that victims were targeted because they were U.S. citizens, but rather …

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