Representatives of NGOs arrive in Parliament to protest draft law on selection of Supreme Court judges

Representatives of NGOs have arrived in Parliament wearing T-shirts with the following inscription : “clan must go”. They are objecting to the discussion of the draft law, submitted by the Parliamentary majority, on selection of the Supreme Court judges.

The representatives of NGOs call on the lawmakers to wait for the conclusion of the Venice Commission and to stop thediscussion until the Commission’s objections and recommendations are published.

Anri Okhanashvili, Chairman of the Parliament’s Legal Issues Committee, told InterPressNews that the ruling team will definitely wait for the recommendations of the Venice Commission and their objections will be taken into consideration at the plenary session during the discussion of the draft law.

The Parliament’s Legal Issues Committee is discussing the draft law on selection of Supreme Court judges with its second hearing today.