Mikheil Saakashvili goes on hunger strike after being arrested in Kiev
09 December, 2017
Mikheil Saakashvili goes on hunger strike after being arrested in Kiev
Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgia’s ex-president and former Ukrainian regional governor, was arrested in Kiev late on Friday. Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on a hunger strike after he was taken into Ukrainian custody, his lawyer said after meeting him at a detention center on Saturday, Sputnik International reports.

"He has declared the start of a hunger strike," Ruslan Chernolutskiy told the crowd outside the detention facility where the politician is being held.
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The lawyer said his defendant
would object to force-feeding and would continue striking if a court decides to keep him behind bars for 60 days.

"He says he has nothing to do with this false case and is asking Ukrainians not to believe the information and propaganda spread as part of this persecution," the lawyer added.
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Supporters are protesting against Mikheil Saakashvili’s detention.

A mob outside the facility where Mikheil Saakashvili is being held were shouting "Ukraine arise!" while others were waving national flags, Sputnik International reports.

Numerous police forces are guarding the detention center. According to local media reports, the Ukrainian authorities have ordered to tighten the security of the area near the jail where Saakashvili is currently is being held to prevent any possible violent outcomes.
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Mikheil Saakashvili addressed his supporters and Ukrainians from the pre-trial detention center. Saakashvili sent a letter from the detention isolator, in which he called on the Ukrainians to go to the rally on Sunday.

"Dear companions, dear Ukrainians, the government of the drug dealers arrested me on absurd charges. This should not scare you. Do not be afraid of anything, go to the peaceful protest for "impeachment" on Sunday. We will protect Ukraine from corruption and arbitrariness. Our victory has no alternative. Be strong! "- reads the letter of Mikheil Saakashvili.

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