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Nicolas Sarkozy attacks ‘shockingly unjust' corruption conviction

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Ex-French president vows to take case to European court of human rights if appeal does not succeed
Days after his conviction for corruption and influence peddling , Nicolas Sarkozy has said he will take the battle to clear his name to the European court of human rights if he does not win on appeal. The former French president described a Paris court's verdict on Monday and the three-year prison sentence he was given as “profoundly and shockingly unjust”.
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