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Berlin Businessman Fined for Making Public Remark Against Jews

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A 41-year-old West Berlin businessman, Hermann Henke, was fined 300 Deutschmarks ($75) and was given a four-month suspended sentence for making an anti-Semitic comment. Henke was found guilty of remarking to a nurse employed by a Jewish family in West Berlin: “It is a pity there was not enough gas to kill all the Jews.”

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