Mikheil Saakashvili

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Tbilisi demands to free Saakashvili

Tbilisi demands to free Saakashvili

At this moment, another rally of ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili’s supporters is taking place in Tbilisi. Opposition representatives gathered in front of the parliament building. According to the RIA Novosti …

Georgian government in no mood to meet Saakashvili halfway

Georgian government in no mood to meet Saakashvili halfway

Former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili offered to end his month-plus hunger strike if the government acceded to his demand to be transferred to a civilian medical facility, but the authorities have rejected the idea

European MP accuses Georgian authorities of lack of transparency

European MP accuses Georgian authorities of lack of transparency

MEP Anna Fotyga criticized the Georgian authorities and accused them of a lack of transparency and goodwill, as she was denied a meeting with ex-Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili. Earlier, the MEP came to Georgia specifically to …

Saakashvili decided to end hunger strike

Saakashvili decided to end hunger strike

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili ends his hunger strike. This was announced by the lawyer of the ex-head of state Nika Gvaramia after meeting with him. "My hunger strike is already becoming a weapon of the Russians and …

European Court urges Saakashvili to call off his hunger strike

European Court urges Saakashvili to call off his hunger strike

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a complaint by former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on his transfer to a private clinic from a prison hospital, and instead urged him to call off his hunger strike, the Georgian Ministry …

Trial involving Saakashvili taking place in Georgia

Trial involving Saakashvili taking place in Georgia

A trial involving former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili is taking place at Tbilisi City Court.  Mikhail Saakashvili was detained in Tbilisi on October 1. On the same day, he went on a hunger strike. Commenting on his …

U.S. urges Georgia to address Saakashvili's medical needs

U.S. urges Georgia to address Saakashvili's medical needs

U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price urged the Georgian authorities to address Georgia’s hunger-striking former president Mikheil Saakashvili's medical needs. "We urge the government of Georgia to immediately take …

Georgian opposition demanding Saakashvili's release

Georgian opposition demanding Saakashvili's release

Georgia's United National Movement (UNM) opposition party is holding a rally in front of the building of the Ministry of Justice in Tbilisi, following yesterday's transfer of former president Mikheil Saakashvili to Gldani prison hospital …

Georgian opposition announces ‘permanent’ protest

Georgian opposition announces ‘permanent’ protest

A protest rally organised by the largest Georgian opposition party, the United National Movement (UNM), was held on Freedom Square in Tbilisi on Monday, where UNM head Nika Melia announced a ‘permanent’ protest, calling on supporters …

Saakashvili suffers memory lapses

Saakashvili suffers memory lapses

Mikheil Saakashvili's lawyer Nika Gvaramia informed about the ex-president’s of Georgia memory lapses amid his hunger strike. "Mikhail Saakashvili already feels very bad. One can see it definitely. He has communication …

Saakashvili asks Georgian opposition to keep MP mandates

Saakashvili asks Georgian opposition to keep MP mandates

MP from the United National Movement (UNM) Eka Kherkheulidze has said that Georgia's ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili asks the opposition MPs to refrain from renouncing their mandates before the election bill providing for a lower election …