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November 25, 2015 3:51 pm

Antisemitic French Comedian Slapped With 2-Month Sentence for Incitement

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French comedian Dieudonne. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

French comedian Dieudonne. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Yahoo News–A Belgian court sentenced controversial French comedian Dieudonne Wednesday to two months in jail for incitement to hatred over alleged racist and antisemitic comments he made during a show in Belgium, a lawyer said.

Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala, who has faced similar court cases in France, was also fined 9,000 euros ($9,500) by the court in the eastern city of Liege, said Eric Lemmens, a lawyer for Belgium’s Jewish organizations.

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