Though prisoners commonly released after serving two-thirds of their sentence, court decides not to free Holocaust-sceptic Ursula Haverbeck, 91.
A German court decided Wednesday that a famous 91-year-old National Socialist lady serving a two-year sentence for “Holocaust denial” shouldn’t be released early.
Ursula Haverbeck was convicted of “incitement” by a court in the northern town of Verden in 2017 and started serving her sentence last year.
Haverbeck has repeatedly asserted that the Auschwitz was just a work camp. She has been convicted several times but long avoided prison due to lengthy appeals. Germany’s highest court threw out her case against the Verden conviction.
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