Former Danish Minister Inger Stojberg, Who Was Backed By The Right-Wing Danish People’s Party, Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Separating Couples Seeking Asylum

Inger Stojberg, Denmark’s former immigration minister, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for her participation in splitting asylum-seeking couples in which one of the spouses was below the age of 18. In a statement, Denmark’s Court of Impeachment of the Realm declared that Inger Stojberg was found guilty of a purposeful breach of the Ministerial Responsibility Act. Stojberg’s acts were judged to be “illegal” since no exceptions were made and specific instances were not taken into account. Asylum-seeking couples in Denmark must be assessed separately under Danish law. Her actions were said to be in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s Former Right-Wing Chancellor, Announces His Retirement From Politics In The Wake Of Several Corruption Investigations Into His Conservative People’s Party

Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s right-wing chancellor from 2017 to 2019, and then again from 2020 through this autumn, has announced his resignation from the world of politics. Sebastian Kurz is the Austrian People’s Party’s chairman and parliamentary leader at the moment. On October 9, he announced his decision to resign as chancellor over an active corruption probe, bringing a rather unexpected end to his second term in office, which began in January 2020 following a coalition agreement between the conservative People’s Party and the Green Party.

Austria’s Right-Wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz And His Close Associates Have Been Implicated In A Corruption Investigation

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his close associates have been accused in a massive corruption probe that threatens to usher in a new era of political turmoil in the Alpine country. According to an emailed statement from anti-corruption prosecutors, offices at Kurz’s Chancellery and numerous other sites were searched on Wednesday.