year sentence for revisionist lawyer
Horst Mahler Jailed
The revisionist, political activist
and lawyer Horst Mahler has been sentenced to six years in a German
prison. The following German news report has been translated by
Six Years for Mahler’s Crime
Dissident Led from Courtroom in Chains
The Munich District Court has sentenced former
Nationalist Attorney Horst Mahler to six years in prison. The
72-year-old was convicted of a variety of opinion crimes.
Two weeks ago he was sentenced to ten months’
imprisonment for similar crimes of conscience by a court in Landshut.
A third sentence is still to be pronounced
by Potsdam Court.
In that trial, likewise on charges of uttering
criminal opinions, the prosecutor has asked for four years and
nine months. Mahler’s combined sentences could come to 12
years and 5 months.
Mahler persists in expressing skepticism about
the “Holocaust” Cult, which is the official state
dogma of the pro Zionist regime in Germany. The
regime interprets such skepticism as incitement against all Jews,
even though Jews are among the most outspoken critics of “Shoah
Business” or “Holocaust Industry” (expressions
coined by the Jews Abba Eban and Norman Finkelstein.)
The Munich court convicted the 72-year-old disbarred
attorney of referring to “Holocaust” as “the
greatest lie in all human history.”
Mahler had also mailed CDs of Diploma Engineer
Germar Rudolf’s proscribed book “Lectures on the Holocaust”
to a number of persons. On 14 November 2007,
as part of the movement for human rights in Germany, he had filed
an official complaint against himself.
In an accompanying letter to the recipients of
the CDs he had pointed out that they would have to testify against
him in his trial. He instructed them to state that he had written,
“I understand and accept that I will be tried and sentenced
for this act.” Now he has received a sentence that surpasses
those of other political dissidents by far.
Mahler’s trial makes clear that merely merely pointing out
that “Holocaust Denial” is involved can legitimize
any and all official tyranny. It makes clear that a dissident
in “the freest state that ever existed on German soil”
as the present regime likes to call itself, can receive a sentence
surpassing that of the most violent criminal or murderer.
As some Altermedia readers will recall, in April
of last year the stateless Lebanese Josef Ahmad year was sentenced
by Aachen District Court to exactly six years for the murder of
Kevin Plum. If Mahler had simply beaten a father of several children
into a coma, the State might have let him off with a warning and
a course in aggression control, as it did in the case of the Turkish
bully Erdinc S. of Cologne.
In view of the Mahler’s advanced age, today’s
sentence probably means a death sentence for the crime of uttering
dissident opinions. It probably makes executioners of his Munich
judges. Does it invite comparison with previous ruthless regimes
Latest Report: Altermedia was just informed by
Philipp Hasselbach, a Free Nationalist, that Mahler was immediately
arrested and led in handcuffs from the courtroom. Since he was
expecting this, he had brought his packed suitcase along. He had
also given his car keys to a friend. There were no surprises!
Here's freedom to him who would speak,
Here's freedom to him who would write;
For there's none ever feared that the truth should be heard,
Save him whom the truth would indict!
ROBERT BURNS (1759–96)