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Friday, February 8, 2008

Jean-Marie Le Pen Receives Three Month Sentence For Denying Crime Against Humanity

The BBC reports that Jean-Marie Le Pen has been sentenced to 3 months (sentence suspended) for describing the Nazi occupation of France as "not especially inhumane." A French court also fined him 10,000 Euros. He made the comments during a 2005 interview. Mr. Le Pen represents views on the far right of French politics. Read more here.

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