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Opposition protest against "the Russian law" near the Parliament building in the center of Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday, May 14, 2024.
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Video. WATCH: Georgian students protest divisive 'foreign influence' law

University and school students in Georgia have been driving protests against the country's divisive "foreign influence" law, which critics see it as a threat to democratic freedoms and the country’s aspirations to join the European Union.

University and school students in Georgia have been driving protests against the country's divisive "foreign influence" law, which critics see it as a threat to democratic freedoms and the country’s aspirations to join the European Union.

The proposed law, passed by the parliament earlier this month, requires media and nongovernmental organisations and other nonprofits to register as “pursuing the interests of a foreign power” if they receive more than 20% of their funding from abroad.

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