TBILISI, DFWatch – Seven students have been on hunger strike for two days, protesting against the justice minister.

They demand the release of activists Davit Patsasia, Dachi Tsaguria and Beka Alodashvili, who were arrested while participating in the recent protests against prison torture.

Students consider the arrests illegal and won’t stop their protest until those three have been released.

Giorgi Kvaratskhelia, Shota Kapanadze, Ucha Kandelaki, Akaki Robakidze, Vzha Koridze and Giorgi Patsatsia have been on hunger strike since September 22. Writer Irakli Lomouri joined them today.