Supreme Court upholds acquittal of Russian rights advocate in Holocaust denial case
MOSCOW, November 29 (RAPSI) – The Supreme Court has upheld a verdict against rights advocate living in Russia's Perm Roman Yushkov, who had received a 2-year suspended sentence for rousing hatred but had been acquitted in the Holocaust denial case, the court’s press service has told RAPSI.
On September 5, Yushkov was reportedly acquitted by jurors of reposting on social media a publication disputing the number of Jewish people died during World War II. Five out of eight jurors said that the man was not guilty of Nazism
However, they found the defendant guilty of indignity of Armenians, Georgians, Uzbeks and Tajiks in connection with publication of another text.