Monthly Archives: November 2021

Georgia’s former president Saakashvili to be moved from prison to military hospital after deteriorating health 50 days into hunger strike

By | November 19th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili rallied in Tbilisi Friday. ( TBILISI, DFWatch--In Georgia, the government Friday agreed to transfer the imprisoned former president Mikheil Saakashvili to a military hospital, after a sudden deterioration of his health. The ex-president’s fifty day long hunger strike has caused a public outrage and a growing pressure from the West. Saakashvili and [...]

Saakashvili rushed to prison hospital as supporters rally around the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi

By | November 8th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

(RL/RFE.) TBILISI, DFWatch--The former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili was rushed to a prison hospital in Tbilisi Monday evening, reportedly due to a deteriorating health condition after being on a hunger strike for 39 days. Saakashvili had been held in Rustavi penitentiary since October 1, when he was arrested after returning to his home country for the [...]