The final verdict in the Jussi Halla-aho case reached a verdict, Kumitonttu has agreed to translate the following document. Click the picture for a close-up. Halla-aho is the Helsinki city councilman that was brought up on charges for defamation of an ethnic group and for violating the sanctity of religion by the disctrict court back in 2009, for a blog post highlighting the inconsistancy in the Finnish legal system, where ethnic Finns and immigrants are concerned. He was foiund guilty of violating a rarely enforced statute of violating the sanctity of religion and was jusged to pay a small fine. He appealed the decision and this the ruliing. KGS
Changes to the verdict of the district court:
OTHER SANCTIONS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW
This must be deleted and removed from public view the 9. and 17. paragraphs, which begin the words “Prophet Muhammed was” in his blog published 03.06.2008 at his website www.halla-aho.com/scripta.
Based on the law concerning freedom of expression.
Other sanctions by the District Court were not changed.
Folks, this is a sad day for the Finnish justice system and for the upholding of the freedom of speech. KGS