Man from Alkmaar sentenced for spreading antisemitic conspiracy theories

A 36-year-old man has been sentenced to forty hours of community service by the police judge in Alkmaar for distributing flyers containing antisemitic conspiracy theories.

The judge found the act of insulting a group to be proven and imposed several conditions, including probation supervision.

The pamphlets, which were distributed in June at an apartment complex in Alkmaar with a significant Jewish population, contained texts alleging that a special group of Jews, referred to as ‘incest witches’, were responsible for the Holocaust.

This conspiracy theory claims that these Jews emigrated to the United States during World War II and were involved in a plot with Romans posing as Nazis.

According to the accused,, this group of Jews, interested in returning to the Roman Empire, supposedly trapped ‘normal Jews’ along with the Romans during the Holocaust. This theory is said to have originated in the United States.

After distributing the leaflets, he wrote a letter of apology, which the police judge criticized, stating: “He repeats the offensive texts again, which made me think it would have been better not to write an apology.”

A report from the probation service revealed that the accused,, previously convicted of arson, is a confused but stubborn individual: “Someone who thinks he knows best.” The police judge considered mental state when determining the sentence, which matched the Public Prosecution Service’s demand.


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