National Movement harassment claims

One more rape video posted online as UNM offices attacked

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Saakashvili Presidential Library. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–More footage of rape and torture was published on a Ukrainian website Thursday evening, as attacks on the former ruling party’s offices continue throughout Georgia. Members and supporters of the National Movement believe that the footage […]

Saakashvili’s National Movement loses four prominent party members

By | May 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pavel Kublashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The party secretary and three prominent members abandoned the National Movement on Monday. There has not yet been official confirmation that the four have left Georgia’s former ruling party, but party members have confirmed it in private […]

UNM, GD supporters clashed in Zugdidi

By | March 15th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Clashes resulted number of injured (Maestro) TBILISI, DFWatch–Supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili’s National Movement (UNM) and the ruling Georgian Dream coalition clashed in Zugdidi, western Georgia, resulted in injuries and bitter mutual accusations less than a week before the former plans […]

Six detained in Tbilisi at rally against National Movement

By | February 4th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

Demonstrators blame the National Movement for encouraging Georgian youth to join the war in Ukraine. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Six people were detained for petty hooliganism in Tbilisi on Tuesday, during a rally outside the office of the National Movement. The rally was organized by the youth movement Free Generation, which demands to convict former officials and ‘restore justice.’ […]

Saakashvili’s party rallies to support Tbilisi mayor

By | February 24th, 2013|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

Vano Merabishvili, Secretary General of the National Movement. (DF Watch photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava was charged with money laundering and embezzlement of the city’s money, but not detained. Politicians from the United National Movement party of President Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday hastily left parliament Kutaisi […]

Disagreement over diplomatic passport

By | February 18th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Davit Sakvarelidze (left) and Giorgi Vashadze, members of parliament for the National Movement party. (DF Watch photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian justice minister and a member of parliament from the National Movement party (UNM) Monday argued about the issuing of a diplomatic passport during a conference to sum up the government’s first 100 days in power. The two were attending […]

Saakashvili says pressure is used to force vote

By | January 31st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

President Mikheil Saakashvili holding a photo of a sleeping Gubaz Sanikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch — President Mikheil Saakashvili says that the governing Georgian Dream coalition is unable to gather together a constitutional majority in parliament – that’s why they are threatening the opposition. Saakashvili said this while visiting Kutaisi, […]

Saakashvili’s party claims harassment used to force vote

By | January 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Davit Bakradze, ex Speaker of Parliament for the National Movement party. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch — A spokesperson for President Mikheil Saakashvili’s National Movement Party accuses the new government of harassment of their parliament members. Davit Bakradze, former speaker of parliament for the National Movement, said in […]