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Silvio Berlusconi Expelled from Italian Senate
November 27, 2013
by Magnum Photographers
The Italian government has voted to expel former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from the Senate, following his conviction for tax fraud. The center-right leader will not be allowed to participate in general elections for six years.
A prominent figure in Italian politics for the past two decades, Berlusconi is now no longer immune from prosecution and could now be charged with other criminal offenses.