Again threatening a hunger strike, Saakashvili put forward a demand

Protection Mikhail Saakashvili demands to immediately involve her in the treatment of the former president of Georgia and to admit doctors from the United States, Ukraine and the Netherlands to the prisoner politician. Saakashvili’s lawyer Shota Tutberidze told reporters about it.

The lawyer also said that it was impossible to maintain confidential communication with Saakashvili, calling it “a violation of the fundamental rights of a lawyer and a client.” If Saakashvili’s demands are not met, he will go on hunger strike again on January 6, reports TASS.

Saakashvili was the president of Georgia in 2008-2013, after which he left the country. Subsequently, in his homeland, four criminal cases were opened against him, sentencing the politician in absentia in two of them to three and six years in prison.

At the end of September 2021, Saakashvili secretly arrived in Georgia. On October 1, he was detained in Tbilisi, then sent to a prison in Rustavi. There he went on a hunger strike and was placed first in a prison hospital, and then in a military hospital in the city of Gori. Later Saakashvili announced the end of the hunger strike, and on December 30 last year was transferred back to the Rustavi prison.


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