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Former mayor of Tibilisi given four and half year's jail by Georgian court

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Former mayor of Tibilisi given four and half year's jail by Georgian court
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The opposition in Georgia is up in arms at the sentencing of the former mayor of the capital, Tibilisi, to four and half years in jail for misspending public funds.

Western countries have agreed with the opposition that the current administration, in power since 2012, is using selective justice to persecute its rivals. Dozens of ex-officials including a former prime minister have been arrested and charged.

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