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Italy Convicts First 70 ‘Ndrangheta Members in Massive Mafia Trial

An Italian court on Saturday sentenced 70 members of the powerful mafia group, the ‘ndrangheta, during the first stage of a massive trial tackling organized crime. 

Judge Claudio Paris convicted the first batch of 91 defendants at expedited trials behind closed doors in a specially-designed courtroom in the Calabrian city of Lamezia Terme.

A total of 355 suspects, including accused ‘ndrangheta Mafia leaders, will be judged during cases that could last two years or longer, court officials said.

Read the full story at Deutsche Welle

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