Italy Senate moves to outlaw Holocaust and genocides denial
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 12, ARMENPRESS: A total of 234 senators voted for the bill, while eight abstained and three voted against the new law, Il Sole 24 Ore reported, Armenpress informs, citing the Local. Under the law people will face a three-year sentence for promoting, inciting or committing acts of racial discrimination based in part or entirely on the denial of the Holocaust and other genocides. Crimes against humanity and war crimes are also covered in the bill, which now needs to pass through Italy’s lower house before it can become law.
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