Employees of TV "Maestro" will go to rally
Today, in the Georgian capital, a rally of journalists of broadcasting company "Maestro" will be held. According to Trend, it is scheduled for 4 p.m. local time near the first building of TV company in Nutsubidze district. The excitement around the TV company does not subside, the employees of the company noted; it prevents them from normal work. "We recognize the responsibility which we bear to the community. Society is waiting for information from us and is most affected by these events", said in a statement released by members of the channel.
It argues that the decision, taken in recent years by the authorities, and related to the "Maestro", further complicate the situation. In this statement, the journalists write the following: "Recall that warning to the founder of "Rustavi Media Management Company" Erosi Kitsmarishvili, that he must immediately leave the territory of "Maestro", made on December 7, 2011 by main department of the Interior Ministry, has not yet been carried into effect. The demand of the owners of the "Maestro" that "Rustavi Media Management Company" has been banned all kinds of action on behalf of the "Maestro" until the court hearing, was not satisfied by the Municipal Court".
At the current rally, the journalists of the channel want to express their disagreement with the obstacles by the authorities to the free press in the country, and intend to demand restoration of the normal functioning of the "Maestro".