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Magazine Must Recant Racist Line

February 7, 1991
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An extreme rightwing magazine was ordered Tuesday to publish a statement denouncing racism and anti-Semitism after a Paris court found it had maligned the Jewish community and placed it in jeopardy.

The magazine, Sock of the Month, published a banner headline on its front cover asking “Have The Jews Pushed Us Into The (Gulf) War?”

Judge Huguette Le Foyer de Costil ruled that although the publication appended a question mark to its cover headline, it “cast doubts upon the entire Jewish community, which is moreover pointed to as a possible source of trouble and runs a (security) risk as such.”

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