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Belgian Senate Gets Bill to Make Hate Slogans a Penal Offense

January 27, 1960
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Senator Henry Rolin, president of the Socialist group and of the Justice Commission in the Belgian Senate, today sent to the Senate a bill to make the daubing of swastikas and hate-inciting slogans a penal offence. A number of other Senators, including Catholics, Liberals and Socialists, added their sponsorship to the measure which provides penalties for offenders of up to a year in prison.

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