Mikheil Saakashvili has been on a hunger strike in jail for several weeks. “His condition is critical and he needs immediate treatment in the intensive care unit at the hospital,” a panel of doctors said on Wednesday evening by Reuters. Doctors who have been daily assessing his health work daily since November 8 at the prison hospital in Tbilissi where the former president is staying.
Georgia. Michael Sakashvili arrested
The former Georgian president returned to his homeland in early October after being deported for eight years. He did it the day before the local election. As he himself said, he wanted to support his supporters. His party, the United National Movement (United National Movement), came in second.
After returning to Sakashvili, he was sent to prison in Rustavi. In Poland, he was sentenced to six years in prison for abuse of power, which was released in 2018. The court ruled that Sakashvili was innocent and that it was a political revenge for the current ruling Georgian Dream Party and its founder, Pitjina Ivanishvili.
Sakashvili is a Ukrainian citizen and serves as chairman of the International Advisory Reform Council under the President of Ukraine. Local officials announced that they would provide diplomatic protection to the politician. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Sensky has announced that his country will try to bring Michael Zakashvili back to the Dnieper.
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