Man charged with spreading hate on the InternetFriday, 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.
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