WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jewish and pro-Israel leaders exchanged heated remarks at a congressional hearing on how to define anti-Semitism.
- Canada needs a professional organization to track, document and counter right-wing extremism and racist groups.
Yad Vashem has called on Amazon to remove Holocaust denial books from its online store, accusing the Internet retail giant of facilitating the spread of hate speech.
Amazon has come in for criticism after it emerged that the retail giant is selling self-published books promoting Holocaust denial and far-right propaganda.
Prof. Robert Faurisson prior to a court hearing in Paris on February 20, 2014 for his alleged violation of the French law forbidding historical revisionism.
- Everyone conscious of the importance of the free exchange of views is hesitant about banning people’s views. But Holocaust denial is different
“Free speech cannot be defended by silence”
- Australian wanted in Germany for website that disputes historical facts
An attorney who was supposed to defend a prominent Holocaust denier instead found herself headed to a German jail in January after calling the extermination of Jews during World War II “the biggest lie in world history.”
A German court has sentenced the former lawyer of Ernst Zundel to three and a half years in prison for denying the Holocaust herself.