Georgia transferred hunger strike Mikheil Saakashvili to military hospital

Portrait of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili at a rally calling for his release from prison in Tbilisi, Georgia, October 14, 2021. IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS The Georgian authorities transferred, on the night of Friday 19 to Saturday 20 November, the opponent and former President Mikheil Saakashvili to a military hospital, after doctors said they … Read more

In Georgia, the treatment of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili raises concern

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in a screenshot of a video broadcast by the Special Prison Service on November 11, 2021. He is imprisoned in a hospital prison in Tbilisi. SPECIAL PENITENTIARY SERVICE OF / VIA REUTERS The images, from the surveillance cameras of the prison services, loop on social networks in Georgia. A video … Read more

Georgia: tens of thousands demonstrate for opponent Saakashvili, hospitalized in prison

“A massive and permanent protest movement begins in Georgia”, declared, on November 8, 2021, during a demonstration in Tbilisi, Nika Melia, the president of the United National Movement (MNU). SHAKH AIVAZOV / AP Nearly 40,000 people demonstrated on Monday, November 8, in Tbilisi, Georgia, shortly after the news of the hospitalization of opposition leader Mikheil … Read more

In Georgia, political crisis deepens after contested local elections

Nika Melia, leader of the main opposition United National Movement, addresses supporters gathered to protest against the results of the municipal ballot in front of the Parliament of Tbilisi, Sunday, October 31, 2021. SHAKH AIVAZOV / AP “The fight is not over, it has just started. “ The chairman of the main opposition party in … Read more