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3rd Dec 2016

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French MP fined for saying Hitler 'didn't kill enough' Roma

French courts have fined MP and Mayor, Gilles Bourdouleix, €3,000 for saying 'maybe Hitler didn't kill enough' Roma, while confirming a lower court ruling that the remark is a crime against humanity. Local newspaper reports of the comments in July 2013 already forced his resignation from the centrist UDI party.

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