All posts tagged Fredrick Toben

Toben case dismissed

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has welcomed the decision by the NSW Supreme Court to dismiss a defamation case brought by Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben.

New legislation on advocating genocide

THE federal government today (Thursday) introduced to Parliament a new criminal offence of advocating genocide, which could see offenders who publicly “counsel, promote, encourage or urge” genocide imprisoned for up to seven years.

Turnbull: ‘No plans to revisit 18C’

COMMUNICATIONS Minister Malcolm Turnbull has assured Australia’s Jewish roof body he is not advocating that the issue of changing Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) be resurrected.

Government shelves 18C repeal

THE Abbott government has bowed to pressure from ethnic groups including the Australian Jewish community, scrapping its proposed wind-back of the Racial Discrimination Act on Tuesday.

Toben deeply invested in repeal of 18C: Milne

AUSTRALIAN Greens leader Senator Christine Milne has argued in Parliament that retaining Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is essential to curb the activities of Holocaust deniers such as Fredrick Toben.

Brandis backing down on RDA

IT has been revealed that Attorney-General George Brandis (pictured) is considering reining in the sweeping changes the government had proposed to make to the Racial Discrimination Act.

Denier Toben backs Brandis over RDA

HOLOCAUST denier Fredrick Toben has claimed in his submission to the federal government’s race law review that Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act was “designed by Jewish interests” to “legally protect the Holocaust-Shoah narrative”.

New legislation ‘deeply flawed’

HOLOCAUST denier Fredrick Toben, who was successfully prosecuted in 2009 under Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, would have been protected under a new sub-section in the government’s proposed race law amendments, according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ).

Minorities unite to save 18C

RELIGIOUS and ethnic groups, including the Jewish community, have formally unified against plans by Attorney-General George Brandis to introduce legislation amending the Racial Discrimination Act early next year.

Toben sues for being called a Holocaust denier

FREDRICK Toben claims the Holocaust is a lie – yet he has launched defamation proceedings against federal Greens leader Senator Christine Milne, The Australian editor Clive Mathieson and journalist Christian Kerr for, among other things, calling him a Holocaust denier.