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French Holocaust denier to remain in custody in Scotland

French Holocaust denier Vincent Reynouard. (Screenshot: YouTube; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)
French Holocaust denier Vincent Reynouard. (Screenshot: YouTube; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)

A prominent French Holocaust denier who fled the country after being convicted under anti-Nazi laws is remanded in custody by a court in Scotland.

Vincent Reynouard, 53, will next appear in the Edinburgh Sheriff Court on December 8, ahead of a full extradition hearing in February.

Reynouard was arrested in the Scottish fishing town of Anstruther, north of Edinburgh, last week, where he had been reportedly living under a false name.

He had been sought by France’s central office for combating crimes against humanity.

Holocaust denial has been a criminal offense in France since 1990, and Reynouard has been convicted on numerous occasions.

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