Jewish group wants video clip off YouTubeMarch 21st, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by admin
Hamburg (Germany), March 20 (DPA) Germany’s national Jewish organisation said Thursday it has filed a suit against YouTube and its parent company Google, demanding a court order for the site to be permanently purged of anti-Semitic videos. “We charge Google with aiding and abetting racial hatred and discrimination on its YouTube video-platform subsidiary,” Stephan Kramer, secretary general of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in Hamburg.
“We applied this week for an injunction from a court in Hamburg.”
He said one example was a video clip that showed a late president of the Central Council, Paul Spiegel, being burned alive. He charged that it had been available for download for months on end.
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