On the 27th day of the hunger strike, Mikhail Saakashvili, Georgia’s third president, refused medical procedures and tests as his health deteriorated. An intensive care unit is on guard at the prison door.
The “Caucasian Knot” reported that Mikheil (Mikhail) Saakashvili is being held in Rustavi prison, where he has been on hunger strike since October 1 to demand his release. On October 26, 14 Georgian NGOs called on the authorities to resolve the issue of the hospitalization of Mikhail Saakashvili, who categorically refused to be transferred to a prison hospital in Gldani.
After visiting Mikhail Saakashvili in prison, Ukrainian doctor Maxim Perebiinis reported that former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili refused medical assistance and procedures that would improve his condition, which worsened in because of the hunger strike.
“Mikhail Saakashvili announced that since he was refused help (hospitalization in a private clinic, – note from the “Caucasian Knot”), he refuses medical assistance from today. He refuses to undergo medical tests and procedures that help relieve his hunger, “said the doctor quoted by” News-Georgia “.
This article was originally published on the Russian page of the 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 27, 2021 at 6:15 p.m. MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.