Tag: David Duke
Notorious serial hater David Duke has been arrested in Germany and is facing deportation.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit that tracks hate groups and fights discrimination cases, describes Duke as the “most recognizable figure of the American radical right, a neo-Nazi, longtime Klan leader and now international spokesman for Holocaust denial.”
Former KKK Leader To Be Released May 15 NEW ORLEANS — During his term at a halfway house, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has worked out of his Mandeville home for his own organization. Duke spokesman Roy Armstrong said a job is required as a condition of his release from prison to a halfway house. Armstrong said when Duke asked to be allowed to work for his organization — the European-American Unity and Rights Organization, or EURO — offcials with the Federal Bureau of Prisons did not object. Duke was transferred from a federal prison in west Texas
Associated Press, Aug. 5, 2003 http://www.nola.com/ By TIM VICKERY, The Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian court has found the American publisher of a popular news magazine guilty of defamation after the weekly called a local magazine anti-Semitic for publishing allegedly racist articles and honoring former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. Kiev’s Pechersk District Court ordered Korrespondent magazine and its publisher Jed Sunden to pay 100,000 hryvnya (US$18,900) for defaming the honor and business reputation of the Interregional Academy for Personnel Management and the editor of its monthly journal Personnel, Sunden told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
On Tuesday he will report to a federal prison in Texas, a new personal and political low for a man who had already fallen far from the political prominence of a decade ago. The Times Picayune, Apr. 13, 2003 http://www.nola.com/ By John McQuaid Louisiana white supremacist David Duke visited the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain in November at the invitation of Discover Islam, a local organization whose mission is, ironically, building cross-cultural understanding between Westerners and Muslims. Discover Islam paid Duke’s travel expenses and lodging at a five-star hotel in Manama, Bahrain’s capital. Local papers carried ads announcing the
Associated Press, Mar. 12, 2003 http://www.wilmingtonstar.com/ By CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press Writer Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke got the sentence agreed to in a plea bargain on a tax and a mail fraud charge – 15 months in prison and a $10,000 fine. Duke, 52, must report to prison by noon April 15; the Federal Bureau of Prisons will decide which prison, U.S. Attorney Jim Letten said Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon read Duke’s sentence without comment. Duke, a former state representative in Louisiana, must pay the fine immediately and must cooperate with the Internal Revenue Service,
Associated Press, Feb. 13, 2003 http://www.nytimes.com/ NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A lawyer representing former Ku Klux Klan leader and politician David Duke, who faces sentencing next month on fraud charges, said he is concerned his client could be attacked by black inmates or political opponents in prison. Duke, who left the Klan in 1980 but continued to make enemies with his anti-Jewish, anti-black speeches and writings, could be sentenced to up to 15 months in prison on March 19. He pleaded guilty Dec. 18 to charges of cheating on his taxes and mail fraud, for gambling away contributions made by
Petro demands senators’ domains linked to white supremacist group be returned AP, Jan. 22, 2003 http://www.newarkadvocate.com/ COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general is coming to the aid of nine Republican state senators — including Newark’s Jay Hottinger — who have been linked on the Internet to a white supremacist group, without their knowledge or permission. Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro on Tuesday sent an e-mail to Jeremy Stamper — listed as the administrative contact for the Seattle-based Council on Political Accountability — demanding that he immediately transfer the domain names to the senators and stop attempting to sell them. Petro
CNN, Dec. 18, 2002 http://www.cnn.com/ NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) –Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of mail fraud and filing a false tax return. Duke faces up to 15 months in prison and $10,000 in fines at his sentencing March 19, The Associated Press reported. The plea came on the same day an indictment was filed, and followed Duke’s lawyer’s announcement Monday that Duke had returned to Louisiana to negotiate with prosecutors after three years out of the country. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten filed charges alleging Duke made a false statement on his 1998
His attorney seeks to negotiate with prosecutors AP, Dec. 16, 2002 http://www.cnn.com/2002/LAW/12/16/duke.prosecutors.ap/index.html NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AP) — David Duke has returned to the United States and will be talking with federal prosecutors about a plea bargain to criminal charges, his attorney said Monday. Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who ran for governor and the U.S. Senate a decade ago, has been visiting his seriously ill father in New Jersey and plans to return to his home in Mandeville, north of New Orleans, defense attorney James McPherson said in an interview with The Associated Press. “One of the reasons
Gulf News (Bahrain), Nov. 12, 2002 http://www.gulf-news.com/ A former U.S. Senator is to arrive today in Bahrain to lecture on ‘behind the scene influence of the Zionist lobby on U.S. politics,’ at the invitation of a local religious centre, a spokesman told Gulf News yesterday. David Duke, who represented Louisiana in the U.S. Senate from 1989 to 1991 and ran unsuccessfully for governor the same year, “is a well-known critic of the Zionist lobby in the U.S. and its threat to the U.S. national security,” said Mohammed Zuhair, manager of Discover Islam Centre. The centre, an educational institute serving mostly