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Switzerland greenlights impeachment proceedings against attorney general

By James Thomas

20 May 2020

Switzerland greenlights impeachment proceedings against attorney general Fifa headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland (Credit: iStockphoto.com/eriktham)

Switzerland has officially opened impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Michael Lauber over allegations of gross dereliction of duty linked to his handling of the Fifa bribery scandal.