Jewish Historian Begins Jail Term, Blasts Austrian Authorities for 'anti-Semitic' Persecution

At the start of one-year sentence, Stephan Templ says his case - following a restitution claim on his mother's behalf - is 'completely absurd.'

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A Jewish writer known for his criticism of Austria and the way it handles its Nazi past began a year-long prison sentence in Vienna yesterday, after a controversial trial in which he was found guilty of...