Following the suicide of 15-year-old Luka Siradze on 11 December, allegedly after he was threatened by police, several people have come forward with similar allegations against the police. One such story was that of Sashka Kalmakhelidze, 24, who after being arrested in January 2017 for possession of MDMA, said he too was abused and threatened by the police. [Read more…]
Georgian Dream swept to power in 2012 on the promise of ending police violence, which they labelled the UNM’s ‘nine bloody years’. They have failed.