18 Oct 2011

Eu Parliament Lifts Immunity of Austrian Representative

The European Parliament has decided today in favor of waiving the parliamentary immunity of Austrian representative Hans-Peter Martin (pictured here), who has been accused of embezzling election campaign subsidies.

Following this decision, Austrian prosecutors will be able to open an investigation against Martin. The accusations against him came from another EU legislator, who claimed that Martin used about one million euros of election funds for private purposes.

For the full article on monstersandcritics.com, please click here. The picture of Mr. Martin is from noen.at.