Notorious ‘Nazi grandma’ convicted of Holocaust denial – again

Ursula Haverbeck, an infamous German neo-Nazi, was convicted yet again of Holocaust denial.

Convicted not for the first time of Holocaust denial, a notorious German neo-Nazi was sentenced to six months in prison.

Ursula Haverbeck, 88, was sentenced at a Berlin district court Monday for saying at a January 2016 event in the German capital that the Holocaust didn’t take place and that there were no gas chambers at the infamous Auschwitz death camp.

The German news agency dpa reported that Haverbeck said the trial against her was incomprehensible. She could appeal the verdict.

Haverbeck has previously been charged with Holocaust denial, a crime in Germany, for the content of several articles she wrote for a magazine, Voice of the Reich.

Embroiled in such incidents since 2004, Haverbeck was convicted of Holocaust denial in September 2016 for a letter she wrote to the mayor of Detmold when Reinhold Hanning, a former SS Auschwitz guard, was on trial, claiming the notorious Nazi death camp was merely a labor camp and calling survivors “alleged witnesses.”

In 2015 Haverbeck was convicted for a similar statement in an interview outside the trial of Oskar Groening, another former SS Auschwitz guard, in Lueneburg. She was convicted of Holocaust denial in November 2016 as well.

She has been previously sentenced to prison but to date remains free and is waiting to have her appeal.

By: AP and World Israel News Staff