Georgian opposition

Saakashvili forces his supporters to eat

Saakashvili forces his supporters to eat

Chairman of the opposition United National Movement party Nika Melia said today that on New Year's Eve, 150 party members stopped their hunger strike, as they were asked to do so by the founder of the UNM, ex-President of Georgia Mikhail …

Saakashvili supporters organised rally near Interior Ministry

Saakashvili supporters organised rally near Interior Ministry

On Saturday, supporters of ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili held a protest outside the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Sputnik Georgia reports. It is clarified that one of the demands was the resignation of the …

Burjanadze intends to repeat "Rose Revolution" in Georgia

Burjanadze intends to repeat "Rose Revolution" in Georgia

The Georgian parliament's former chairperson, leader of the opposition United Georgia party Nino Burjanadze spoke in favour of continuing street protests. The next rally will be held in Tbilisi on December 21, former …

Kikabidze visited Saakashvili in Gori

Kikabidze visited Saakashvili in Gori

”We drank tea and he told me everything,” the famous Georgian singer, actor and deputy of the Georgian parliament Vakhtang (Buba) Kikabidze commented on his visit to the former leader of the country, Mikhail Saakashvili, in the Gori …

Saakashvili was given freedom of speech in court

Saakashvili was given freedom of speech in court

The judge of the Tbilisi City Court Badri Kochlamazashvili allowed the ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili to make political statements at his trial on embezzlement of public funds. According to him, taking into account all the …

Saakashvili called for rallies in his support

Saakashvili called for rallies in his support

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, currently in prison, on his Facebook called on his advocates to rally in his support. "I call on you to hold many actions. Then we must must prepare one big national action …

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 …

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 …

Georgian opposition to hold three protests on November 10

Georgian opposition to hold three protests on November 10

On Wednesday, November 10, three protests will take place in Tbilisi. This was announced today at a rally on Rustavi Avenue by the chairman of the United National Movement (UNM) Nika Melia. All of them will start at the same time - at …

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 …

Georgia proposes to remove marijuana from criminal code

Georgia proposes to remove marijuana from criminal code

According to the deputy of the New Political Center - Girchi party, Iago Khvichia, the parliamentary faction of the party had prepared a bill to remove any criminal penalties for marijuana circulation so that citizens would only bear …