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From: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon1/25/08 7:59 PM 
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Man charged with spreading hate on the Internet
Friday, January 25, 2008
Filed Under: First Nations

Terrence Tremaine, a former university lecturer in Saskatchewan, was charged on Thursday with spreading hate on the Internet.

Tremaine, 59, is part of a white supremacist group. In postings on a site called the Stormfront, he targeted Native people, Jewish people and other ethnic and religious groups.

In response, Tremaine said he used to be married to a part-Native women and has three mixed-race children [Wikipedia]. But the Canadian Human Rights Commission earlier this year fined him $4,000 and ordered him to stop using phone lines to spread hate [Ruling].

David Ahenakew, a Native leader in Saskatchewan, was charged with a hate crime for remarks about Hitler, the Holocaust and Jewish people. He has won a court ruling for a new trial.

Get the Story:
Police charge Regina man with promoting hatred online (CBC 1/24)
Former Sask. university lecturer accused of spreading hatred on the Internet (CP 1/25)
Regina man with neo-Nazi links charged with hate crimes (The Regina Leader-Post 1/25)

Related Stories:
Appeals court upholds new trial for Native leader (01/15)
Ex-professor accused of spreading hate online (6/12)
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