Hate crimes case against Native leader continues
Tuesday, July 29, 2003

A Native leader faces six months in jail and fines for making statements praising the Holocaust.

David Ahenakew, former chief of the Assembly of First Nations and former head of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, is being charged under Canada's hate crimes statute. He is accused of "inciting hatred."

The case is before a provincial court judge in Saskatchewan.

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Ahenakew hatred case in court (CBC 7/28)

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