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Belgian Holocaust denier sentenced to 6 months in prison

Source: toben
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 Verbele 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.