Gerd Honsik

Gerd Honsik (born October 10, 1941 in Vienna ) is an Austrian writer and a prominent Holocaust denier. His mother was the wife of Amon Goeth . In 1992 he was sentenced in Austria to 18 months’ imprisonment for the publication of the pamphlet Absolution for Hitler? 1 and fled to Spain, where he resided until his arrest in Malaga and extradition in 2007. 2 After his incarceration, he was charged with new charges and sentenced to five years in prison, then reduced to four. 3 The prosecutor described Honsik as “one of the ideological leaders of the European neo-Nazis “, although he declared himself a Liberal Democrat . 4


  • Die Literatur der Auschwitzleugner: Gerd Honsiks “Freispruch für Hitler?”
  • Anton Maegerle, Heribert Schiedel: Krude Allianz. Das arabisch-islamistische Bündnis mit deutschen und österreichischen Rechtsextremisten
  • Rechtsextreme Funktionäre, Aktivisten und Ideologen on the Website of DÖW.

Notes and references

  1. Back to top↑ «OLG bestätigt Urteil für Gerd Honsik» (in German) . April 11, 2012 . Retrieved August 6, 2013 .
  2. Back to top↑ Die nationale Internationale. In: Wolfgang Purtscheller (editor): Die Ordnung, die sie meinen. »Neue Rechte« in Österreich. Picus, Vienna, 1994, ISBN 3-85452-256-8 . (in German)
  3. Back to top↑ «Milde für Honsik: Nur mehr vier Jahre Haft» (in German) . ORF. March 1, 2010 . Retrieved August 6, 2013 .
  4. Back to top↑ Balmasov, Sergei (April 29, 2009). “Holocaust denial excludes freedom of speech and artistic expression” (in English) . Pravda . Retrieved August 6, 2013 .