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Austrian Parliamentarian Convicted of Incitement to Hatred

Vienna - Austrian far-right parliamentarian Susanne Winter was convicted, Thursday January 22, 2009, of incitement because of her anti-Muslim statements, including the claim that Islam's prophet Mohammed was a paedophile. A court in Winter's home town of Graz also found the 51-year-old politician guilty of humiliating a religion. She was sentenced to a fine of 24,000 euros (31,000 dollars) euros and a suspended prison term of three months, according to Austrian news agency APA. 

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