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Shoah denial

Our delightful friends in Iran, the ones who think Israel is a 'tumour', are holding a conference on the Shoah in December, as has been reported by Le Monde. The organisers claim that 'It is necessary to create a favourable climate so that the researchers can present the hidden and invisible points of the most important question of the twentieth century'. Somehow I doubt they will be extending a welcome to the custodians of Yad Vashem, or that Martin Gilbert will be the lead speaker.

With the exception of sundry conspiracy nuts that claim that the moon landings were faked, I am struggling to think of any historical event where there is an industry engaged in trying to 'prove' it did not happen. Meanwhile, what is the evidence for the reign of Cyrus?

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Blogger Peter Hitchens said... 2:38 pm

There is no such thing as "holocaust denial" outside of secure wards in psychiatric institutions, however, there is revisionist historical study and that is legitimate.If the official version of the holocaust(one of many in human history)is corect then why all the hysteria and calls for the persecution of those that question the detail?  



Blogger Croydonian said... 10:26 am

Peter, you make my point for me. There is no other historical event which generates anything like such efforts to 'revise' it, and it does not take a lot of digging to see that those who would 'revise' it have very blunt axes that they are seeking to grind.  



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