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French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France / overturned

Postby Lamprecht » 2 months 1 week ago (Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:10 pm)

Another persecution, another attack on free speech! Alain Soral has been sentenced in France for posting on the internet.

https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/french- ... on-website
French Holocaust denier sentenced to prison for publishing denial material on website
April 16, 2019 9:47 am

(JTA) — Holocaust denier Alain Soral was convicted and sentenced to one year prison in France for publishing material denying the Holocaust on his website.

It is the second conviction and prison sentence for Soral, a far rightist, since the beginning of the year.

A Paris court convicted Soral, 60, on Monday and ordered him jailed. He was not in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest, The Associated Press reported.

Holocaust denial is a crime in France.

Soral’s lawyer, Damien Viguier, was fined more than $5,000 euros ($5,600) for complicity. On Soral’s website, Equality and Reconciliation, the lawyer announced that they would appeal, the French language Le Figaro newspaper reported.

In January, Soral was sentenced to one year in prison for insulting a judge and making anti-Semitic comments on his website. He was during his appeal of the conviction.


This seems to be the website in question: https://www.egaliteetreconciliation.fr/

Article from his website: https://www.egaliteetreconciliation.fr/ ... 54387.html
auto-translated to english: https://archive.is/RxOzE


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Re: French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France

Postby Daniel Briske » 2 months 1 week ago (Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:42 am)

I hope the French establishment are holding their heads in shame. It is truly disgusting that you can be imprisoned for Holocaust revisionism in Europe.

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Re: French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France

Postby Mortimer » 2 months 1 week ago (Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:33 pm)

Daniel Briske wrote:I hope the French establishment are holding their heads in shame. It is truly disgusting that you can be imprisoned for Holocaust revisionism in Europe.

They don't have any shame - that's the whole problem. They talk endlessly about human rights yet they don't even support the right to free speech. Alain Soral has been prosecuted for stating that inmates of concentration camps were not turned into soap and that it was a fake atrocity lie. Yad Vashem and Deborah Lipstadt agree with him.
https://diversitymachtfrei.wordpress.co ... ying-them/
http://www.ihr.org/leaflets/soap.shtml
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Re: French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France

Postby Mortimer » 1 month 2 weeks ago (Sun May 05, 2019 11:51 am)

The Unz Review has an article on this subject. It is called Prison For A Cartoon in the France of Voltaire and is written by Jean Marois. The comments section is very encouraging to revisionism.
http://www.unz.com/article/prison-for-a ... -voltaire/
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Re: French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France

Postby Lamprecht » 1 month 2 weeks ago (Tue May 07, 2019 7:43 pm)

Seems as though his sentence has been overturned. The racial supremacists are livid!
French Jews Furious as Notorious Antisemite Dodges Jail Time for Holocaust Denial

French Jews reacted with fury on Tuesday after the Paris public prosecutor overturned a historic decision reached last month to sentence one of the country’s most notorious Holocaust deniers to a year in jail.


Far-right activist Alain Soral — who has earned several previous convictions for hate speech and Holocaust denial without being incarcerated — had been sentenced to twelve months behind bars on Apr. 15, after he was found guilty of publishing an article that denied the Holocaust on his website, “Égalité et Réconciliation” (“Equality and Reconciliation”).

But on Tuesday, the Paris public prosecutor’s office overruled that decision, arguing that the court sentence had wrongly applied the criminal code and was unlawful.


Many of the individuals and groups that hailed Soral’s original sentencing as a sea-change in the approach of French courts to antisemitic agitation angrily denounced the decision to spare him from actual jail time.
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https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/05/07/f ... st-denial/
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Re: French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France

Postby stinky » 1 month 2 weeks ago (Thu May 09, 2019 2:34 am)

Far-right activist Alain Soral — who has earned several previous convictions for hate speech and Holocaust denial without being incarcerated — had been sentenced to twelve months behind bars on Apr. 15, after he was found guilty of publishing an article that denied the Holocaust on his website, “Égalité et Réconciliation” (“Equality and Reconciliation”).


:lol:
To distill this sentence further:
Soral was sentenced to 12 months prison for publishing an article called "Equality & Reconciliation".

It appears that the usual suspects, who are usually the loudest in promoting such things (Is it good for the jews?) weren't big fans of Soral's version of "Equality & Reconciliation".
It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled

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Re: French Revisionist Alain Soral sentenced in France / overturned

Postby Pia Kahn » 1 month 2 weeks ago (Thu May 09, 2019 3:14 am)

The Wiesenthal Centre has reacted in kind:

http://www.wiesenthal.com/about/news/20 ... rench.html

"Wiesenthal Centre to French Justice Minister: “Prosecutor’s Ruling Makes Holocaust Denier, Alain Soral, a Hate-Hero”
May 8, 2019
Paris

In a letter to French Minister of Justice, Nicole Belloubet, Simon Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, expressed “shock, on behalf of our 3,000 French members and our worldwide membership, at the cancellation of the court sentence against Holocaust denier, Alain Soral (a.k.a. Alain Bonnet), in direct violation of the Gayssot Act of 1990.”..."
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.


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