January 17, 2019

French Court Imposes One-Year Sentence for Hate Speech

The Algemeiner reports that Alain Sorel of France has been sentenced to a year in prison by a French court after he was found guilty of inciting racial hatred in an article on his website — Égalité et Réconciliation — that described Jews as manipulative, domineering and hateful.”

The Times of Israel reports that Soral was also sentenced for insulting a female magistrate by saying he had never heard so many lies and dishonesty out of the mouth of a woman, and I have known prostitutes.”

Sorel, a citizen of both France and Switzerland, has more than 50,000 Twitter followers.

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