Wednesday, February 11, 2015

(France) Vincent Reynouard Condemned to Two Years Prison for "Denial"

Vincent Reynouard condemned to two years prison (non-suspended) for Holocaust denial.

This former mathematics teacher has already been condemned by the courts for similar acts. 

He appeared in court this Wednesday at Coutances for a video which called into question the extermination of the European Jews.

During the court session this Wednesday afternoon at the tribunal of Coutances, the accused said that he did not want "to transform the court into a platform." The man nonetheless then unrolled the classic argumentation of the denier, invoking [the right to] liberty of expression and lambasting the Gayssot Act, "unconstitutional" according to him, which first instituted the offense of contesting the existence of crimes against humanity ....