Günter Deckert

Günter Deckert (born 9 from January of 1940 in Heidelberg , Baden ) is a German political activist extreme right . He was leader and president of the National Democratic Party of Germany . 1 He spent five years in prison in Germany (between 1995 and 2000) for various crimes, including denial of the Holocaust and incitement to racial hatred. He translated the Leuchter report , an investigation of the United States that sought to cast doubt on the veracity of mass extermination through the gas chambers in the Holocaust .

Deckert was a high school teacher, but was fired from that position in 1988 after being repeatedly punished for his political activism. 2 He was also a councilor for the city of Weinheim and started a travel agency called Germania . He rose to fame when he became the president of the NPD. 3 In 2001, he participated in a meeting of the British National Party in London .

References

  1. Back to top↑ Christina Schori Liang (2007). Europe for the Europeans: the foreign and security policy of the populist radical right . Ashgate. P. 142. ISBN  978-0-7546-4851-2 . Advance on Google Books
  2. Back to top↑ Stephen E. Atkins (2009). «German Holocaust Deniers». Holocaust Denial as an International Movement . ABC-CLIO. P. 111. ISBN  978-0-313-34538-8 . Advance on Google Books
  3. Back to top↑ Peter Wyden (2002). «The Blood of Germans is a Special Fluid». The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolf Hitler . Arcade Publishing. Pp. 12-16. ISBN  978-1-55970-616-2 .