Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his emails during trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Photo: Austin American-Statesman via AP
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his emails during trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Photo: Austin American-Statesman via AP

US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay US$4.1 million for Sandy Hook hoax claims

  • The Infowars owner had claimed that mainstream media and gun-control activists fabricated the tragedy and that the shooting was staged using crisis actors
  • The parents of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 massacre testified that Jones’ followers harassed them and sent them death threats for years

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his emails during trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Photo: Austin American-Statesman via AP
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his emails during trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Photo: Austin American-Statesman via AP
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