Bera Ivanishvili Photo: @beraofficial
The son of Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili — the rapper Bera has published on its YouTube channel, the track “Legalize”, which called for the liberalization of drug policy in the country.
In his song Bera demanded the legalization of marijuana and opposed the “policy of zero tolerance” towards drug users.
Also, the rapper pointed out that marijuana, which has natural origins, is not as harmful as synthetic drugs.
The Agency “news-Georgia” notes that in its track Ivanishvili, Jr. used such phrases as “I represent a generation no longer afraid of the government”, “the City in the flowers of cannabis”, “the drug Dealers kill so many people demand legalization”.
The condition of his father is estimated at $ 4.6 billion, he is the richest man in the country. Made a fortune in the 1990-ies in Russia, Ivanishvili in 2012, founded the party “Georgian dream” and he is her head. In October of the same year the party won the parliamentary elections, after which Ivanishvili became Prime Minister. A year later he left the post, saying that his “main objective accomplished”, and promised not to return to power, however, on 11 may of this year he once again led the country’s ruling party.
Last weekend in the largest cities of Georgia held protests. The reason for the discontent of the participants of the rallies were held in the night of may 12 raids in Tbilisi night clubs “Basiani” and “Gallery”, which resulted in the arrest of eight people, selling drugs. During the rally on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi, protesters demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs George Gakharia, as well as the liberalization of drug policy in Georgia. Simultaneously with the contraction going “extremely aggressive” representatives of right-wing and nationalist organizations demanded a ban of all drugs and the detention of narkodilerov. The participants were separated by a cordon of police.
On the afternoon of 14 may, the Chairman of Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze has promised that associated with the drug policy bill will be prepared in the next two weeks. Before that, the Minister of internal Affairs George Gakharia appealed to the protesters and apologized for the actions of their subordinates. The rally dispersed after reaching agreement with the Minister, who promised that the authorities will start work on the liberalization of drug policy in the country. To avoid clashes with the extreme right, the police took the assembled on Rustaveli Avenue on a specially customized buses.
Video, photo All from Russia.