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  • Former Canada Green Party candidate accused of hate speech for denying Holocaust

    July 19, 2016 | 12:51 pm

    Human rights complaints have been filed against a former candidate for Canada’s Green Party after she posted online videos in which she denied the Holocaust occurred.

    The complaints were launched after two videos surfaced of Monika Schaefer, who ran for the party in Alberta. In...

  • Italy’s Parliament approves bill criminalizing Holocaust denial

    June 9, 2016 | 11:48 am

    Italy’s Parliament approved a bill making spreading Holocaust denial illegal.

    The bill, which adds to an existing anti-racism bill, was approved Wednesday evening by the lower assembly of the Parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, by a vote of 237-5, with 102...

  • U.S. Holocaust museum rips revisionist cartoon contest in Iran

    April 14, 2015 | 11:32 am

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum slammed a Tehran-based contest that invites contributors to create cartoons questioning the historical truth of the Holocaust.

    The Second Holocaust International Cartoon and Caricature Contest, which is under the supervision of...

  • After intrigue, theft and deterioration, Holocaust collection secure at CU Boulder

    March 9, 2015 | 10:03 am

    The yellowing document is crumbling and fading, but the smooth signature on its cover is as legible as it is chilling: Rudolf Hess, the Nazi who served as a Hitler deputy from 1933 to 1941.

    The signature, which adorns a 70-year-old leniency plea for top Nazi Hermann Goering...

  • Inernational Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015 - WATCH some of the most outrageous Holocaust deniers

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 30, 2015 | 12:09 pm

    Typing the word "Holohoax" on YouTube reveals a world of hundreds of Holocaust denial videos. Hateful people spend hours, days and even years to develop conspiracy theories that supposedly prove the Holocaust never existed, or that it did occur, but it was nothing like history...

  • Iran’s foreign minister: Iran will not be demonized by Holocaust denial accusations

    May 6, 2014 | 12:56 pm

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a parliament session broadcast live nationally reiterated his condemnations of the Holocaust and said he will not allow Iran to be demonized by accusations of Holocaust denial.

    “Iran is an independent, mighty and stable country, but...

  • Russia makes Holocaust denial illegal

    May 5, 2014 | 2:21 pm

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law making Holocaust denial illegal.

    The law signed Monday makes denial of Nazi crimes or misrepresentation of the Soviet Union’s role in World War II punishable by up to five years in jail or a $14,000 fine.

    Both houses of Russia’s parliament approved the legislation last month.

    Russia already bans public display of Nazi symbols.

    Comparisons with Nazi Germany have arisen in recent months amid Russia’s conflict with Ukrainian nationalists.

  • 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...

  • 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...