Don't think this has been mentioned yet. What do people think? I've not been following the case too closely I must confess, but it seems like a fairly long sentence. His defence seems to have been that he didn't know what he was talking about, which is a bit scary considering how many books he's written on the subject:
'Asked how many Jews were killed by Nazis, he replied: "I don't know the figures. I'm not an expert on the Holocaust.'