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Horst Mahler Released From Prison in Germany After Serving 10 Years for Thought Crime

Horst Mahler’s long-awaited release from prison was not covered by the mainstream media. He’s one of those charismatic “heroes of the Right” the establishment tries to “cancel.”

Lawyer Horst Mahler released from prison in Germany after serving 10 years

by Carolyn Yeager

THE 84-year-old lawyer was released from a prison in the eastern state of Brandenburg on Monday afternoon in October, a spokesman for the Brandenburg Justice Ministry said.

He was released under strict security conditions, which may have included ‘no welcoming party’ because it seems there is practically a news blackout on the whole affair.

Mahler was jailed in 2009 after being given a 10-year-plus sentence for “incitement to racial hatred” and for Holocaust denial — which is a crime in Germany.

Mahler was temporarily released in 2015 for medical reasons — he suffers from diabetes and reportedly has had two foot-leg amputations while in prison because of lack of exercise and inadequate diet, and is now confined to a wheelchair. After being released in 2015, he made ‘non-permitted’ statements and traveled to Hungary where he requested political asylum. The Hungarian authorities (under Orban) refused his request and extradited him back to Germany where he was transferred back to prison in 2017.

New Charges

Mahler’s freedom may be once again cut short because German authorites are already coming up with new charges against him. Prosecutors in the city of Cottbus (on the German-Polish border) say they are putting out a new arrest warrant against him for remarks published online. A spokesman for the Potsdam Regional Court announced a total of six charges for texts, writings and publications, all of which are intended to constitute an offense of sedition.

Mahler has denounced the new charges, saying his remarks were “purely opinions” that he has never denied. “These are contributions to the interpretation of contemporary events on an ideological basis,” said Mahler.

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Source: Canadian Association for Free Expression

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Jose
Jose
18 November, 2020 7:29 am

It is amazing a man can be arrested and imprisoned in a nation that claims freedom of citizens for speaking about something that is to this day shrouded in mystery! If everything about the holocaust was true, why would it fear investigation and discussion? This and covid lockdowns are the true crimes of our era!

Truthweed
Truthweed
Reply to  Jose
19 November, 2020 7:15 pm

Greetings Jose. Mahler was arrested and imprisoned by people who are not German. They perhaps reside in your country.

PrinzEdelhart
PrinzEdelhart
18 November, 2020 5:37 pm

A lot of people are hard on the ‘Alt Right’ – whatever that means to you – but I always tell them they need to cut at least the European branches some slack, because they are working under EXTREMELY difficult conditions in a VERY hostile climate, much more so than their American counterparts.
And nowhere more so than in Germany and Austria.

Dr. Nope
Dr. Nope
19 November, 2020 2:41 am

10 years, with a severe illness, for speech that would probably go unnoticed in the Twitter (US) of 10 years ago. What would a mid-east migrant have to do in Germany to earn such a sentence now? Probably multiple rapes of underage girls.

Michael W
Michael W
22 November, 2020 1:59 pm

The German Judges and the prosecutors should all be ornaments for the nearest lamppost, after a truly fair and legal trial of course.