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News Concerning Siegfried Verbeke

Postby sans concession » 7 years 10 months ago (Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:27 am)

News Concerning Siegfried Verbeke


Siegfried Verbeke was arrested and imprisoned at the same time as Ernst Zündel and Germar Rudolf, all three being accused of “Incitement of the Masses.”

Whereas the two latter defendants received severe sentences, Verbeke was released on 5 May 2006 after three months’ imprisonment in Amsterdam plus six months’ imprisonment in Heidelberg as well as payment of bail bond of one thousand Euros.

His defense attorney, Michael Rosenthal defended him very effectively.

On 18 July 2007, two years after Verbeke’s initial internment, the prosecutor (Grossmann) made a very surprising offer.

He proposed that charges be dropped and the entire proceedings dismissed:

“...Provided that the accused renounces all claims for compensation, a motion can be submitted for discontinuation of proceedings.”

Verbeke declined Grossmann’s proposal because he believed that Paragraph 130 of the German STRAFGESETZBUCH (Penal Code) violated Article 2 of the German GRUNDGESETZ (Basic Law), and he was determined to present this arguement before the BUNDESVERFASSUNGSGERICHT (German “Constitutional Court.”

Furthermore he and his wife were unwilling to waive claims for damages.

Unfortunately, a recent ruling by the Mannheim District Court has given the whole affair an entirely new twist.

Mannheim District Court, Criminal Court No. 2,
Ruling of 1 July 2010

In the Criminal Case of Siegfried Verbeke on the Charge of Inciting the Masses and Other Charges:

1. On the motion submitted by the District Attorney, the trial is discontinued under provisions of Section 154 Paragraph 2 of the STRAFPROZESSORDNUNG (Rules of Criminal Procedure.)

This is because the defendant was convicted of Racism and Xenophobia by Brussels Correctional Court on 11 December 2008 (effective 6 January 2009) and sentenced to a fine of 500 Euros.

The punishment that can be expected in the present case, in conjunction with the aforementioned punishment, is not great enough to warrant consideration.
The court costs and defendant’s necessary expenses shall be paid with public funds.

2. The arrest warrant of July 14, 2004 by the district attorney’s office of Mannheim is vacated and the bond of one thousand Euros is refunded.

3. The defendant is not granted compensation from public funds for the loss of his freedom from 26 November to 10 December 10 2004 and from 3 August 2005 to 5 May 2006.
(....)

Hon. Krenz, Chief Justice of the District Court

Hon. Beck, Justice of the District Court

Hon. Becker, Justice of the District Court

Why the German justice system should use the verdict of a Belgian court in a wholly unrelated case in order to annul a German criminal charge eludes our comprehension.

We assume that the prosecutor is reluctant to bring a case against a defendant who is defended by a Jewish lawyer and a case that jeopardizes Section 130 of the German Penal Code as well.

Unfortunately the decision is final and closes the case.



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Re: News Concerning Siegfried Verbeke

Postby Carto's Cutlass Supreme » 7 years 9 months ago (Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:09 pm)

Interesting. Thanks so much for that info. Didn't Verbeke put out an early revisionist journal?

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Re: News Concerning Siegfried Verbeke

Postby sans concession » 7 years 9 months ago (Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:14 am)

Siegfried Verbeke

For years Siegfried Verbeke has been an important European revisionist publisher.

Together with his brother, Herbert, he established in 1983 the revisionist publishing center Vrij Historisch Onderzook (“Free Historical Inquiry”), or VHO, which soon became the leading European publisher of writings skeptical of the orthodox Holocaust story.

Over the years VHO published a range of books, booklets and tracts in Dutch, French, German and English, and, for a time, issued the VHO-Nieuwsbrief newsletter.

VHO publications have included a 125-page booklet, issued in 1991, by Verbeke and French scholar Robert Faurisson, that presents a critical look at the Anne Frank diary, and Auschwitz: Nackte Fakten (“Auschwitz: Naked Facts”), a 179-page work issued in 1995....

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Re: News Concerning Siegfried Verbeke

Postby Carto's Cutlass Supreme » 7 years 9 months ago (Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:44 pm)

Thanks. Wasn't the latest Verbeke case also big because one EU country extradited someone to another country. Or some ethical issue like that. That happened with that Austrian or German living in Spain, but was Verbeke's case similar?

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Re: News Concerning Siegfried Verbeke

Postby phdnm » 5 months 3 days ago (Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:03 pm)

Belgian Holocaust denier sentenced to 6 months in prison


April 12, 2018

Belgian Holocaust denier Siegfried Verbeke was sentenced to six months in prison after a criminal court in Mechelen found him guilty for proclaiming negationist theories.

The 74-year-old Verbeke has been already sentenced several times for negationism in Belgium and in surrounding countries.

This time he sent a DVD to the Holocaust Museum in which he dismissed the historical facts about killing Jews in gas chambers in Auschwitz-Birkenau as ''unbelievable.''

He was given the maximum sentence of six months in prison and a hefty fine of eight thousand euros ... In August 2005 Verbeke was arrested on arrival at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport because an international arrest warrant from Germany ran against him because of Holocaust denial. He was arrested and disappeared behind the bars until May 2006, when he was released.


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