The municipal court of Budapest ordered to extradite to Germany a native of this country Horst Mahler, 81 – far-right extremist, was sentenced by a German court to jail for denying the Holocaust and inciting hatred of Jews.
Mahler was arrested may 15 in the Hungarian border town of Sopron, where he tried to enter the territory of Austria, writes June 8 edition of Spiegel Online, citing Hungarian news Agency MTI.
May 12, the defendant sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban and asked him to grant political asylum. In this letter, he called Orban «Fuhrer of the Hungarian people» and stated that «their hands the fate of his government.»
In April of this year, Mahler was ordered to return to the penal institution of Brandenburg — Gafel to 19 may continue to serve his 10-year prison term to which he was sentenced in 2009. The prisoner was temporarily released from custody for health reasons, he partially amputated his leg.
But despite his advanced age and illness, Mahler continued communication with neo-Nazis. He argued that the Jews are the real enemies of his people and entered into a conspiracy to destroy Germany, the newspaper Die Zeit.
In the 80-ies of the last century, Mahler had very left-wing position and established a terrorist group called «Red army», but then abruptly changed their political views, went into the camp of the far right and worked as a lawyer for the National democratic party until 2003.
In November 2007, Mahler was sentenced to six months in prison for Nazi gesture that was welcomed by his captors while serving a previous term.