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June 30, 2005
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A Viennese politician had his immunity lifted for suggesting that Nazi gas chambers existed only in Poland and nowhere else in the Third Reich. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that the Vienna City Council voted unanimously to strip John Gudenus, a legislator in the upper house of Austria’s Parliament, of protection from prosecution. Austrian law prohibits citizens from attempting to mitigate Nazi atrocities.

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