Zionists Target University Professor for ‘Expressing Doubt’
Gollnisch Fined for Words
Against the law to ask questions
January 18th, 2007
LYON, France (Reuters) – A French court handed a leading far-right French politician a three-month suspended jail sentence and fined him 5,000 euros ($6,500) on Thursday for questioning the Holocaust.
The Lyon court found Bruno Gollnisch, No. 2 in the far-right National Front party, had “disputed a crime against humanity” in remarks he made during a news conference in the eastern French city on October 11, 2004.
The judge also ordered Gollnisch to pay 55,000 euros in damages to the plaintiffs, and to pay for the judgment to be published in the newspapers that originally printed his remarks.
Gollnisch was not in court for the verdict because he was attending a session of the European Parliament, where he recently became the leader of a new far-right political group called Identity, Tradition and Sovereignty.
In its ruling the court said Gollnisch had called into question the number of Jews killed during World War Two and whether gas chambers had been used to kill them.
“Historians have the right to discuss the number of deaths and the way that they died. Fifty years after the facts we can discuss the real number of deaths,” Gollnisch was quoted as saying at the time.
He also said that the “existence of the gas chambers is for historians to discuss.” (….Full Article Here)