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Wiersma worried by court-bashing over Lexa case

Jan Wiersma, European Union special rapporteur for Slovakia, has said politicians‘ criticism of the judicial system in its failure to jail former secret service boss Ivan Lexa is hurting public confidence in the courts.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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