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Violating the Memory of the Dead in Germany

Provisions relating to violating the memory of the dead in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Fourteen,” located in Section 189 Violating the memory of the dead, which reads: Whosoever defames the memory of a deceased person shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine.

There is additional information on the German criminal system, covering violating the memory of the dead and related issues, here. For details on the German legal system, please see here.

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to violating the memory of the dead is current as of 2010

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