Secretary general of the United National Movement Vano Merabishvili was transferred to Tbilisi N9 jail after being sentences to two-month pre-trial detention by the Kutaisi city court late last night.
Wife of the United National Movement`s secretary general Vano Merabishvili has returned from France to Georgia late last night. He left the Tbilisi airport without comments for media. Vano Merabishvili was sent to two-month pre-trial detention last night.
The President of the European People’s Party (EPP), Wilfried Martens, has expressed his astonishment and concern at yesterday’s arrest and detention of former Prime Minister and UNM Secretary General Vano Merabishvili and of former Health Minister, current governor of Kakheti, Zurab Chiaberashvili
Vice Prime Minister of Georgia and the candidate of the Georgian Dream ruling party for the president, Giorgi Margvelashvili has commented on the investigation of the violence that occurred on Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi, on May17. Margvelashvili says any person should be sanctioned in accordance with the law.
Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II condemns the violence that occurred on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi on May 17, when the LGBT rally was dispersed by the worshippers and protestors of a counter-demonstration.
At the Police Day celebration on May 19, Charge d`Affaires Bridget Brink said that the United States stands with PM Ivanishvili and others who condemn the violence that occurred at a May 17 rally in Tbilisi to mark the International Day Against Homophobia.
Rustavi 2 Broadcasting Company in accordance with the right conceded by the Georgian Law has decided to broadcast live the trial sitting for Secretary General of United National Movement and Governor of Kakheti Region.
Two demonstrations are held in Kutaisi simultaneously. The supporters of the United National Movement assembled at the insulator, where Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili are currently held after detention and demanded their release.