Group files Holocaust denial complaint against Okamura

Konexe, which describes itself as a Czech-Romany association, has filed a criminal complaint of Holocaust denial against Freedom and Direct Democracy leader Tomio Okamura over statements he made about a WWII concentration camp for Romanies at Lety, south Bohemia.

Mr. Okamura said in an interview last week that inmates could come and go from the camp, which for the most part had no guards. He has since apologised for saying it had no fence.

Over 300 prisoners were killed at Lety and hundreds more were sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. The site now houses a pig farm and the Czech state has made various moves to buy it from the current owners.