[Statement from Bassiani](https://www.fb.com/bassiani/images/a.1470165816577096.1073741830.1456650117928666/2016881298572209/?sort=three), Tblisi’s most well-known techno membership.
[Photos from VRIL](https://www.fb.com/vrilofficial/posts/877772295735354) who was taking part in tonight. A number of clubbers have been arrested.
[Video of the raid](https://www.fb.com/sopo.mirianashvili.1/movies/1946242908719073/)
[Protests have developed outside of Bassiani & the Parliament](https://twitter.com/DFWatch/standing/995079478102708225)
[Police brawling with protestors](https://twitter.com/ak_mack/standing/995128754946150400)
[Resident Advisor:Police raid Georgian nightclubs Bassiani and Café Gallery, arrest eight. ](https://www.residentadvisor.web/information.aspx?id=41730)
[This article, posted May 7](http://www.electronicbeats.web/the-feed/georgian-techno-club-bassiani-may-be-forced-to-close/) particulars how right-wing forces in Georgia have made an effort to shut Bassiani. Seems like that plan got here to fruition tonight.
[This RA article](https://www.residentadvisor.web/options/2666) from just a few years in the past provides some context to the nightlife state of affairs in Tbilisi.
This case is frightening and unsettling. Better of luck to our pals in Georgia.