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Court convicts Galliano in anti-Semitism case

September 8, 2011 • Entertainment


FILE – In this Feb. 28, 2011 file photo, fashion designer John Galliano arrives at a police station in Paris. A Paris court on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 convicted former Christian Dior designer John Galliano for making anti-Semitic insults and gave him a suspended sentence of euro 6,000 ($8,400) in fines. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court convicted former Christian Dior designer John Galliano on Thursday of making anti-Semitic insults in a bar but gave him only a suspended sentence, taking into account his apology to the victims.

Galliano, who didn’t attend the announcement of the verdict, was given no prison time. He was given a suspended €6,000 ($8,400) fine, which means it goes on his criminal record but he does not have to pay it.

He was, however, ordered to pay €16,500 ($23,200)in court fees for the Login to read more

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