A Romanian journalist accused of writing anti-Semitic articles received a two- year suspended prison sentence, according to local media reports. A Bucharest court ruled that Mihai Bogdan Antonescu, 35, had written anti-Semitic articles in 1997 and 1998 in a weekly newspaper where he was deputy editor in chief. One article he wrote called members of the government “dirty Jews” and Gypsies.
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