03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

British Historian Gets Three Years In Jail For Denying Holocaust...

British historian David Irving was sentenced to three years in prison for denying the Holocaust 17 years ago, an Austrian court ruled on Monday.

He was sentenced by a court of eight lay jurors and three judges in a case based on remarks he made in a 1989 interview and in speeches when he visited Austria, where denying the Nazi genocide on Jews is a crime.

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