Friday, December 16, 2016

France: Court hands down jail sentence for author of antisemitic book

Via European Jewish Congress and Le Parisien:
A French far-right activist who published an antisemitic book received a one-year jail sentence from a court in Paris.
Hervé Lalin, known as Ryssen, was sentenced for content in his book, “Comprendre le judaïsme - comprendre l'antisémitisme” (Understanding Judaism – Understanding Antisemitism) .
Lalin, who called the work, “the most serious study and the most important on this subject in three thousand years”, was sentenced for defamation and antisemitic insults as well as incitement to discrimination.
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More about Hervé Ryssen here

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