April 11, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
A German court in Nuremberg on Friday rejected the appeal of bishop Richard Williamson, who was convicted of denying the Holocaust during a TV interview, finding him ?1,800. The conviction stemmed from an interview to Swedish TV channel SVT1, broadcast in January 2009, in which Williamson said... ...[read more]
February 16, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On February 16, 2009, the French Council of State ruled that the French government was responsible for the World War II deportation of Jews. The ruling served as a formal recognition of the complicity of the French government in the Holocaust. The French courts had previously fined both the ...[read more]
July 11, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The Regensberg Court of Appeals in southern Germany on Monday upheld the conviction of British Bishop Richard Williamson for incitement for denying the Holocaust. The court reduced his punishment, however, to a fine of 6,500 euro from the initial 10,000 euro fine as a result of Williamson's ...[read more]
April 16, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On April 16, 2010, the Regensburg District Court in southern Germany convicted British Bishop Richard Williamson of incitement for denying the Holocaust and ordered him to pay a ? 10,000 fine. The case stemmed from an interview to Swedish TV channel SVT1, broadcast in January 2009, in which Wi... ...[read more]
April 22, 2010
by Erin Bock
The Netherlands Utrecht District Court on Thursday acquitted members of the Arab European League (AEL) of hate speech charges resulting from the posting a cartoon on their website that insinuated that the Holocaust was fabricated. The criminal complaint against the group alleged that the cartoon ...[read more]
April 16, 2010
by Sarah Paulsworth
The Regensburg District Court in southern Germany convicted British Bishop Richard Williamson of incitement on Friday for denying the Holocaust and ordered him to pay a 10,000 euro fine. The case stemmed from an interview to Swedish TV channel SVT1, broadcast in January 2009,in which Williamson ...[read more]
February 24, 2010
by Jay Carmella
The Hungarian Parliament passed a bill on Monday that prohibits denials of the Holocaust. The law, which passed 197-1 with 142 members abstaining, makes denying the Holocaust a criminal offense punishable by up to 3 years in prison. The bill was proposed by Attila Mesterhzy, the Hungarian... ...[read more]
February 16, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The French Council of State, France's highest court, ruled Monday that the French government bore responsibility for deporting Jews during World War II, while denying further reparations for individuals. The council was asked by the Paris administrative court to issue an advisory opinion in the... ...[read more]
May 14, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd told Australian news service Sky News Wednesday that his government is considering bringing a lawsuit against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for alleged incitement of genocide. Rudd characterized some of ...[read more]
September 17, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
The German Federal Court of Justice said Monday it has dismissed an appeal made by writer Ernst Zundel to overturn his February conviction for denying the Holocaust. Earlier this year, Zundel was sentenced to five years in prison after the court found him guilty on 14 counts of incitement, libel ...[read more]

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