The biggest example of bravery in the latest years was that what Archil Tatunashvili did – Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said during the opening of square in Tsilkani village, northwest of Mtskheta in commemoration of Archil Tatunashvili, Georgian soldier killed by South Ossetian separatists. Two years passed today after Archil Tatunashvili’s murder.
“Everybody has to do the best not to admit re-occurrence of the same tragedy. Then we will have the opportunity to restore some bridges. The aim of Archil Tatunashvili’s bravery as well as our objective is unification of Georgia, and we have to do that with hard work and peacefully rather than tragic fatalities, war or misfortune,” Gakharia said.
Archil Tatunashvili was detained by Tskhinvali occupational regime at Akhalgori town on February 22 of 2018. Later it became known that he died in hospital. His body was handed over to the family on March 20, 2018.
The expertise carried out on Tatunashvili’s body showed multiple injuries and traces of torture. His internal organs were founds as missing.
On May 21, 2018, former Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili awarded Archil Tatunashvili with Order of Honor after his death, for the special citizenship and personal bravery.
Georgia has filed a lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights regarding deprivation of life to Georgian citizen Archil Tatunashvili, who died in occupied Tskhinvali region.