Robert Faurisson, who denies the existence of homicidal gas chambers in Nazi concentration camps, has been convicted again for denying the Holocaust and sentenced to a fine of 10,000 EUR.
Robert Faurisson, the former academic at the University of Lyon, was convicted by the Paris criminal court to a fine of 10,000 EUR or 100 days in jail.
Imprisonment or imposition of fines means that should he not pay the full penalty, the person convicted shall be sentenced to imprisonment.
The person responsible for publishing the video with the interview for which Faurisson was convicted, was sentenced to 100 days in jail.
Another two defendants were sentenced to pay a sum of 6,000 EUR to LICRA (Ligue contre le Racisme et l’Antisémitisme = League against Racism and Anti-Semitism) and 3,000 EUR to BNVCA (Bureau National de Vigilance Contre l’Antisémitisme = National Bureau of monitoring anti-Semitism) in addition respectively to 1,500 and 1,000 EUR for legal expenses.