5th Jun 2023


Croatia court jails ex-PM Sanader for six years

Croatia's supreme court in Zagreb on Thursday increased former prime minister Ivo Sanader's jail term to six years for taking more than €2m in kickbacks from a real estate deal during his time in power from 2003 to 2009. Sanader was also told to return any gains. "This is politically-motivated persecution that has lasted for nine years," he told reporters before escorted to the Remetinac prison.

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Asylum and SLAPP positions in focus This WEEK

Home affairs ministers will work on trying to clinch a common position among EU governments on the migration management system regulation and the asylum procedure regulation, two key parts of the bloc's asylum reform.

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