Authorization

Blogger Alison Chabloz guilty over anti-Semitic songs

Blogger Alison Chabloz guilty over anti-Semitic songs

Alison Chabloz had claimed the prosecution was an attempt to limit her free speech
A blogger has been found guilty of broadcasting anti-Semitic songs on Youtube.Alison Chabloz, 54, from Glossop, Derbyshire, wrote and performed three songs about Nazi persecution, including one about the young diarist Anne Frank.She claimed the Holocaust was "just a bunch of lies" in her songs.Chabloz was convicted of two counts of sending an offensive, indecent or menacing message through a public communications network.
Live updates from the East Midlands
She was further convicted of posting a third song on Youtube.
District Judge John Zani, sitting at Westminster Magistrates' Court, said the offences were serious and "the custody threshold may well have been passed." He adjourned the trial for sentencing later.
Alison Chabloz previously told the court she wanted put across her "political, artistic, creative point"
Chabloz, who describes herself as a Holocaust revisionist, said her music was "satire" and had previously told the court there was "no proof" gas chambers were used to kill Jewish people in World War Two.However, prosecutors said three of Chabloz's songs, including one which referred to the notorious Nazi death camp Auschwitz as a "theme park", were criminally offensive. Another song included a section set to the tune of a popular Jewish song Hava Nagila.
Follow BBC East Midlands on Facebook, on Twitter, or on Instagram. Send your story ideas to eastmidsnews@bbc.co.uk.She had claimed many Jewish people found her songs funny and that no-one was forced to listen to them.
The Holocaust
Glossop
World War Two
See also:
Leave a comment
News
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Декабрь 2018    »
ПнВтСрЧтПтСбВс
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31