Georgia to simplify impeachment procedures

By | September 16th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is considering simplifying the procedures for impeaching some holders of high office. Apart from the president, the change will apply to the head of the Supreme Court, members of government, the general auditor of the State Audit Office and […]

Saakashvili supporters gather signatures for him to stay

By | January 7th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — A group of supporters of the former government have started gathering signatures in support of President Mikheil Saakashvili. The group has published a petition on its Facebook page which says that according to the constitution, Mikheil Saakashvili […]

800 000 Georgians demand Saakashvili’s resignation

By | January 7th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Five years after the last presidential election in Georgia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) claim that they have gathered 800 000 signatures in support of a demand that President Saakashvili should resign. Georgian Dream, the new ruling party, […]

Ivanishvili will not impeach Saakashvili

By | November 22nd, 2012|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili will not impeach President Mikheil Saakashvili, as he previously had said he would do. “When we enter parliament as a majority we will immediately begin to discuss his impeachment if he doesn’t proceed to […]