Daily Archives: July 26, 2017

Ukraine | Saakashvili became a stateless person

The former Georgian president and former governor of the Odessa region, Mikhail Saakashvili was deprived of Ukrainian citizenship.
The corresponding decree was signed by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
It was confirmed in the State Migration Service. The department was informed that the decision was made on the basis of paragraph 2 of Article 19 of the Law “On Citizenship”. It is noted that Saakashvili indicated false data in the questionnaire: the documents that Saakashvili filled to obtain Ukrainian citizenship indicated that he was not under investigation in Ukraine or abroad, but he was arrested in absentia on the territory of Georgia.

Anti-immigrant ship C-star enters Mediterranean waters after being stopped in Suez Canal

Lucy Pasha-Robinson

A ship chartered by far-right activists to confront refugees and send them “back to Africa” has reportedly entered Mediterranean waters after being held up in the Suez Canal.

The ship, operated by Defend Europe, set sail from the east African nation of Djibouti where it was chartered earlier in the month in a bid to block search-and-rescue vessels operated by humanitarian organisations.

India | India: A first step toward the release of all the Maruti workers and trade unionists

Nambiath VASUDEVAN, Daniel GLUCKSTEIN, on behalf of the The International Workers Committee Against War and Exploitation inform about the struggle for liberation of the Indian trade union activists.

Haryana High Court has granted bail to four imprisoned Maruti workers who had been punished by the Sessions Court with 5-year jail sentences.