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Nicolas Sarkozy given jail sentence for illegal campaign financing
01 Oct 2021

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to a second jail term after being found guilty of illegal campaign financing for the vast, showman-style political rallies of his failed 2012 re-election campaign.

The 66-year-old, who remains an influential figure on the French right, received a one-year sentence that the judge said could be served under house arrest by wearing an electronic ankle bracelet.

By Angelique Chrisasif, The Guardian, 30 September 2021

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