The multi-convicted Holocaust denier Horst Mahler remains in detention although he has been also amputated the right leg. Appropriate details of Mahler's supporters have been confirmed to the Tagesspiegel from judicial circles. Mahler is in a few days of 83 years of age.
The public Prosecutor's office Munich II had rejected all Requests of Mahler and even the prison of Brandenburg/Havel for a dismissal due to Mahler's "multi-morbid diseases", and of the expected death. Their tough stance has justified the detention of enforcement, the competent public Prosecutor's office at the end of November in a multi-page notice, which was published by Mahler's followers. Thus, had deteriorated to Mahler's condition is such that "ultimately, the Amputation of the lower leg is required". The necessary medical treatment was refused by Mahler.
The Prosecutor's office is even assumed that "a death according to the medical Reports was likely to be". But also in the case of "the necessary palliative care in the last phase of life" is the prison hospital from the point of view of the authority is sufficient. If necessary, he could be in an external hospital and guarded laid. Between the execution of the sentence of imprisonment and the existing danger to life, no causality exists.
Mahler distributed anti-Semitic pamphlets from the prison
in addition, prosecutors "overwhelming public security interests". Reason is the substantial and already-convicted acts of Mahler, but also his behavior during a Prison break of 2015 to 2017. Therefore, let him not "with the requisite certainty exclude the possibility that other offences are committed".
Mahler was convicted in Germany in 2009, because of incitement to hatred and the denial of the Holocaust to a ten year prison sentence. This would have been served by the end of 2018. Out of the prison spread Mahler's anti-Semitic pamphlets, which is why the regional court of Potsdam, two charges of sedition are pending.
In the summer of 2015, the judiciary had suspended the serving of the remainder of the sentence due to the poor state of health, after the left had been amputated under the leg. In freedom rushed Mahler but more against the Jews and denied the Holocaust. Therefore, it was decreed that Mahler has to serve the rest of his sentence.
escape from detention does not start
Mahler, the arrest came, however, fled to Hungary and applied for asylum. Hungary gave Mahler to the Federal Republic, since June, 2017, he sits back in Brandenburg/Havel – because of the proximity to his home in Kleinmachnow. The punishment is serving, according to the Prosecutor's office at the end of October 2020.
The Prosecutor's office and the Ministry of justice did not want to comment on the case of Mahler. Procedure for the detention enforcement are not public, it said. According to the justice Mahler plays for the extreme-right scene is still in a prominent role, he was still highly present. The pointing also to the high number of Visits and requests for Visits, it said. Including was on 9. November, as Mahler in the hospital was about the NPD-politicians and members of the European Parliament Udo Voigt.
Mahler-once a lawyer in Berlin, was already many years behind bars, from 1970 to 1980 for involvement in the crimes of his co-founded Red army faction (RAF). Mahler was allowed to work again as a lawyer, drifted but in right-wing extremism.More about
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Even in prison, Mahler remained a notorious anti-Semite. In the summer, he complained to the Federal constitutional court on the "foreign rule over the German people" by the world Jewry.