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Nicolas Sarkozy condemned: "I am used to this harassment"

2021-03-03T19:28:27.863Z

Guest of the 20 Hours of TF1, the former head of state, sentenced to one year in prison, continues to claim to be a victim of too severe a justice for his



After the court decision, the dispute in the media.

While he has already denounced a "deep injustice" to Le Figaro, former President Nicolas Sarkozy, sentenced to three years in prison including one year for corruption and influence peddling, renews his criticism this Wednesday evening on the set from TF1.

“Unfortunately, I have been used to being harassed for ten years,” lamented the former head of state.

"Ten years that considerable means are implemented, dozens of magistrates, dozens of police officers, letters rogatory in all corners of the world to find something to reproach me", he criticizes.

"I will not lower my head, because I am being blamed for facts that I did not commit.

It is an injustice, I will fight to the end so that the truth triumphs ”, he promised.

A fight until the ECHR?

On Monday, the Paris criminal court sentenced the former president to three years in prison, two of which were suspended in the "wiretapping" case.

He had been found guilty of the offenses of corruption and trading in influence on the basis of a body of corroborating evidence.

Beam that the accused calls into question: “There are no signs in the plural.

There have been seven investigations, and the only thing that remains is snippets of telephone conversations with my lawyer, where I am alleged to be intending to take action in exchange for information.

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Nicolas Sarkozy, who was "guarantor of the independence of the judiciary, used his status as former president (...) to reward a magistrate who served his personal interest", declared the president of the 32nd correctional chamber, Christine Mée, believing that a "corruption pact" was well constituted between the former president as well as his co-defendants.

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The judges pronounced the same sentence for the former high magistrate Gilbert Azibert and the historical lawyer of the ex-president, Thierry Herzog, accompanied for the latter by a professional ban of five years.

The former magistrate and the former lawyer were also found guilty of breach of professional secrecy.

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All the defendants also announced, in the process, to have lodged an appeal.

"Perhaps this fight will have to end before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)", even suggested the president to Le Figaro last Tuesday.

Source: leparis

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