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Genoa riot police get 5 years

category international | summit mobilisations | other press author Wednesday May 19, 2010 16:58author by non-voterauthor email thackeraddy at gmail dot com

Some of Italy's most senior police officers have been given jail sentences of up to five years for what the prosecutors called a "terrible" attack on demonstrators at the 2001 G8 meeting in Genoa and an attempted cover-up. It isnít expected that any of the police will serve sentences because delays in bringing the prosecutions mean the offences are ď timed-out ď under statutes of limitations . But several of the most senior defendants were also given five-year disqualifications from public office . Victims of the police expressed delight at the sentences.


http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/19/g8-italian-...enced


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