March 01, 2005

Na na na na, hey hey, Auf Wiedersehen

As Canadian authorities prepared to deport Holocaust denier Ernst Zundel back to his native Germany, authorities there said Monday he faces arrest on charges of inciting racial hatred upon his return.

Zundel, author of "The Hitler We Loved and Why," has been held in a Toronto jail for two years while authorities determined whether he posed a security risk to Canadian society.

Federal Court Justice Pierre Blais ruled last Friday that Zundel's activities were a threat to national security and "the international community of nations."

Zundel's attorney Peter Lindsay said his client would not appeal and was expected to be deported as early as Tuesday. Immigration officials did not return calls regarding the timing and details of the deportation.

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Good riddance to bad rubbish. And take the hard hat with you.

(H/T: Religion News Blog.)