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October 22, 2004
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Canada’s Supreme Court rejected a Holocaust denier’s appeal against deportation. Ernst Zundel, who has been in a Canadian jail for 18 months facing deportation to his native Germany, was appealing provincial court rulings in Ontario against hearing his constitutional arguments. Thursday’s was the second high court decision against Zundel in as many months.

Japan’s patent office will not allow a company to make pinball machines named after Hitler and Moses. The decision was made in May, but only publicized this week. The office is not allowed to grant trademarks that may disrupt public order and morals, a patent official told The Associated Press.

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