Movement of New Forces of Mikhail Saakashvili
Top Lawyer Finds Ukraine Culpable of Violating Rights of Mikheil Saakashvili
Professor Geoffrey Robertson, QC and Mikheil Saakashvili will hold a joint press conference
Geoffrey Robertson QC, renowned international human rights lawyer and former United Nations Appeal Judge, has provided a legal opinion regarding the deprivation of citizenshhip as well as the forced expulsion from Ukraine of Georgia’s Third President, Mikheil Saakashvili. Ukraine is culpable, in Mr. Roberton’s view, of violating Mr. Saakashvili’s civil and political rights.
At the press conference to be held on May 29, Professor Robertson will summarise his legal opinion. Also at this press conference Mr. Saakashvili, recognised as a leading reformer and anticorruption campaigner in the Soviet region, will personally explain the background and motivations of the Ukrainian government in politically persecuting him as well as his supporters in Ukraine.
A question and answer period will follow.
The press conference is open to all accredited members of the press as well as interested NGO representatives and attorneys.
For additional information contact:
Ivan Lozowy, Esq.
Chargé for International Affairs Movement of New Forces of Mikheil Saakashvili
+380 68 982-9000