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  • Swedish politician resigns after Holocaust denial

    April 10, 2013 | 5:02 am

    A Swedish local politician who resigned after questioning the Holocaust became the third public figure to be embroiled in scandals involving anti-Semitism in Sweden in recent weeks.

    Alexander Kieding of the Swedish Democrats party, who was an alderman in the Stockholm suburb of...

  • A Turkish Muslim perspective on Yom HaShoah

    April 8, 2013 | 5:58 am

    When people of reason and conscience look back on the subject of Shoah (otherwise known as the Holocaust) today, it is common to hear questions like: "How could a nation of philosophers, composers of classical music, technology, poets, in this seat of the Enlightenment itself,...

  • German university fires professor for denying Holocaust

    March 15, 2013 | 9:06 am

    The University of Aachen in Germany fired historian Vladimir Iliescu for claiming the Holocaust never happened in Romania.

    The institution  “cancelled the teaching contract” of Iliescu “immediately after statements he made to the Romanian Academy became known,” a spokesperson for...

  • Holocaust-denying bishop expelled from radical Catholic sect

    October 24, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    Bishop Richard Williamson, who has denied the Holocaust, was expelled from a radical Catholic sect for disobeying his superiors.

    Williamson was expelled from the Society of Saint Pius X, which opposes Church reforms decided by the second Vatican Council, the society said...

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  • Italian Prime Minister says he will stand by country’s Jews

    October 17, 2012 | 9:11 am

    Italy’s prime minister promised Italian Jews he would stand beside them in the fight against anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.

    “We know that anti-Semitism has not been eradicated in Europe,” Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said at a ceremony Tuesday night marking the 69th...

  • Auschwitz museum won’t let Holocaust denier lead tour

    September 22, 2010 | 10:50 am

    The Auschwitz museum will not allow Holocaust denier David Irving to give a tour at the site of the former concentration camp.

    Irving, a British historian, cannot lead a tour group at Auschwitz because he is not a licensed tour guide, officials of Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau State...

  • Denying the Deniers

    April 16, 2009 | 4:06 am

    This month marks nine years since Holocaust denier David Irving lost his libel suit against historian and scholar Deborah Lipstadt, who chronicled her battle against him in the book, “History on Trial: My Day in Court With David Irving” (HarperCollins, 2005). Lipstadt, the Dorot...

  • The professor the anti-Semites love

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Kevin MacDonald had just completed the first in a series of books that would come to define him. Awaiting feedback from his publisher 15 years ago, MacDonald sent his manuscript to a colleague in the psychology department at California State University Long Beach (CSULB). The...
  • New U.N. chief puts priority on Israeli-Palestinian peace

    January 4, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    U.N. Chief Puts Priority on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

    The new United Nations secretary-general said solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was key to wider peace in the Middle East.

    "If the issues with the conflicts between Israel and Palestine go well, other issues in the...

  • Living in Denial

    By James D

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa met with Jewish leaders in Washington recently, the topic was supposed to be the Mideast peace process. But the Egyptian official was pummeled on a different subject: the anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial that continue to flow from the...
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