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Georgia prison abuse

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Georgia has been experiencing massive protests over video footage that shows prison staff abusing prisoners.
Bacho Akhalaia handed in his resignation Thursday over a prisoner abuse scandal.
Georgia prison abuse

People shout on September 19, 2012 during a protest against torture in prisons, blocking one of the main streets in Tbilisi. Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili deployed on September 19 police in jails to replace prison officers after videos showing the alleged rape and beatings of convicts sparked protests ahead of bitterly-contested elections.

Vano Shlamov