Friday, January 11, 2008
Georgian prosecutors are pursuing several charges, including "conspiracy to overthrow the government", against Badri Patarkatsishvili, the co-owner of Imedi TV. Mr. Patarkatshishvili challenged the current President of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, for the post, in last year's election, when Mr. Saakashvili ran for re-election, but won less than ten percent of the vote. He now lives abroad. Read more here.