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Monday, January 29, 2007

Italy May Criminalize Holocaust Denial

Italy may become the next EU nation to criminalize denying the reality of the Holocaust. A bill drafted by the Italian Justice Minister is on its way to the Italian Parliament for debate. Other EU nations with similar legislation already on the books include Germany, France and Austria. Read more here. Note that David Irving, mentioned in this article as having been convicted under the Austrian Holocaust denial law, recently won an appeal and is being released.

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