This 20 September 2013 video is called Torture Tape Rage: Thousands protest Georgian prison horror.
It even cost him his Georgian nationality.
Another however: in 2016, Poroshenko quarreled with Saakashvili, and sacked him as governor of Odessa.
Today, Poroshenko annulled Saakashvili’s Ukrainian nationality as well.
Translated from Dutch daily De Volkskrant today:
Michail Saakashvili, Georgia’s former president … has become stateless. Two years after Georgia put him out on the streets, Ukraine is now also canceling Saakashvili’s citizenship.
By Tom Vennink
The decree was signed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. He gave no reason for the decision. …
[Saakashvili] blamed Poroshenko. The president, he said, covers up crimes of various gangs.
The Volkskrant article is very uncritical on Saakashvili’s role in the conflict and one-sidedly anti-Poroshenko. While Poroshenko is certainly up to his neck in financial scandals, ex-dictator Saakashvili is certainly not squeaky clean in corruption issues. The conflict is more like the pot calling the kettle black and vice versa.
Dutch corporate media are usually very uncritical on Saakashvili, in which a factor is that his wife is Dutch.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis declared during a trip to Ukraine on Thursday that the American government is actively considering moving forward with a plan to arm Kiev with lethal weaponry for the first time: here.