The Board of Deputies of British Jews issues a libellous
Press Release Smearing
the British Writer
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NAZI PROPAGANDIST IRVING HAS FINE
propagandist, David Irving, was yesterday fined 30,000
Deutschmarks (£12,000) by a court in Munich, Germany.
The sentence was a dismissal of his appeal against an
earlier fine of 10,000 Deutschmarks, imposed for denying the
Holocaust at a neo-Nazi youth training camp in Munich, in
The Board of
Deputies of British Jews notes the trebling of Irving's fine
as indicative of legal authorities' growing recognition that
denial of the Holocaust is a moral obscenity, designed to
further the evils of Nazism and racial hatred.
and Austria, Irving is a hero to ageing Nazis and mobs of
sieg-heiling youths. In North America, he is feted by Ku
Klux Klan leaders, and other notorious white supremacists.
He was recently barred from Canada, and refused re-entry to
the USA, where he planned to address Far Right extremists on
the Holocaust. His proposed visits in early 1993 to South
Africa and Australia have rightly outraged civil rights'
campaigners and the Jewish communities in those