Armenian Genocide denial not an option in Switzerland

Swissinfo reports:

A Swiss district court has found three Turkish
defendants guilty of denying the Armenian holocaust during the Ottoman
Empire 90 years ago.

They were ordered to pay up to
SFr6,500 ($5,630) each for violating Swiss anti-racism legislation, but
part of the fine was suspended over three years according to a
statement by the Winterthur court on Tuesday.

Published in: on October 21, 2008 at 11:42 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. Is it a good thing to criminalize speech? Even offensive speech?

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