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Native leader's hate crimes trial delayed again

A Native leader's hate crimes trial over remarks supporting Hitler and the Holocaust has been delayed for the second time this year.

David Ahenakew, former chief of the Assembly of First Nations and former head of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, is due in court November 12. The judge gave him more time to find a new lawyer since the old one withdrew from the case.

Ahenakew was charged for making statements to a report praising the Holocaust. He later was quoted as saying the media was controlled by Jewish people and "there's got to be something done about that."

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Ahenakew trial postponed again (CBC 10/29)

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