Menu JTA Search

Notorious French Anti-semite, Prof, Henri Labroue, Sentenced to 20 Years Imprisonment

Prof. Henri Labroue, who held the “chair of anti-Semitism” at the Sorbonne during the Nazi occupation of the French capital, was sentenced over the week-end to 20 years solitary confinement.

The educator stated in his defense that he had established an institute for Jewish studies in order to permit him to combat “Hitlerita anti-Judaism,” but the prosecution read into the trial testimony an article by Prof. Labroue in which he attacked five Catholic priests for assisting Jews to escape the Nazis and for denouncing Nazi persecution of members of that race.