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German Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection Heiko Maas, a Doppelgänger of Adolf Eichmann, has announced that Facebook must obey German law...
Judge who sentenced Irishman for smashing his TV for his dislike of Holocaust propaganda faces more unruly delinquents...
Yet another Holocaust movie was released late last year, and it looks like this one will be a flop. Finally. But why do they keep trying? Well, it's not just about business. It's about teaching us goyim a lesson...
We are writing to you to support the application for a visa by the French comedian and social critic Dieudonne M'bala M'bala.
I am writing in response to Executive Director Nossel's recent letter regarding the release of reporter Jason Rezaian and poets Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Medhi Mousavi. Thank you for the good new! While escapes from theocratic regimes make good press and fund raising material, I am writing regarding a more pernicious threat to Freedom of Expression.
I am responding as a member of CODOH to an article regarding Bradley Smith, the Krema I building at Auschwitz, and accusations of anti-Semitism (www.vtcynic.com/email-incites-bias-report/).
Mr. Smith failed to respond because he died on February 18. Our e-mail was not directed at Jewish students, but rather at anyone with a critical mind. It did neither claim “that an Auschwitz crematorium was a ‘hoax’” nor that “a particular crematorium at Auschwitz was created post-war.”
I would like to address the statement attributed to Stevens and Vogel:
“We want to be clear that a communication such as this that perpetuates anti-Semitism by falsely proclaiming inaccurate historical events has no place at the University of Vermont.”
Stevens and Vogel seem ignorant about Krema I at Auschwitz, the focus of our “communication” (goo.gl/qzEgJD). In 1941, Krema I is said to have been reconfigured to contain a gas chamber during a time when exclusively Russian PoWs were allegedly gassed (see goo.gl/FJ0bV6, p. 30; see also goo.gl/q8aDu8), but no Jews. How then can a discussion of this gas chamber’s origin be anti-Semitic?
Stevens and Vogel claim that we “proclaim inaccurate historical events.” The article we sent around discussed alterations made to Krema I after the end of the war. These alterations are admitted by all mainstream scholars, e.g.:
- Franciszek Piper, former curator of the Auschwitz Museum’s Archives: goo.gl/Kkxano
- French Auschwitz researcher Jean-Claude Pressac, in a work published in cooperation with the Auschwitz Museum, lamented that the post-war changes were undocumented and are deeply flawed: goo.gl/l9jE3Y; goo.gl/JcBtGJ
However, until not too long ago, Auschwitz tour guides told tourists that the building was in its original state (http://goo.gl/SD5lBq). Only in recent years did the Museum put up signs admitting those alterations (goo.gl/98p0Fk; goo.gl/PriZbY).
It is therefore an incontrovertible fact that what we see there today is not what the Soviets found in 1945.
I am not sure what Stevens and Vogel claim is the "correct history" of Krema I, but its history has already been subject to extensive revision by the Auschwitz Museum itself. Discussing these revisions has nothing to do with anyone’s attitude toward Jews.
Stevens and Vogel owe Mr. Smith an apology.
In this letter to Sarah Bloomfield, Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, David Merlin talks about the Allied bombings of the Nordhausen Camp Hospital and the dishonesty and exploitation of this tragedy by Believers.
We were surprised that the Vidette would breach its contract and pull our advertisement. This was done without discussion and with a cryptic explanation.
We at the Committee for an Open Debate on the Holocaust agree with German Minister Heiko Maas. We also hope he agrees with us that whatever is taught to migrants should be accurate as possible and that discussion and debate over the many unresolved questions in Holocaust studies will be encouraged.
Facebook seems to see itself as the owner of a popular bar; it allows patrons to converse and argue but reserves the right to instantly eject anyone who threatens its popularity as a meeting place...
The most determined assault on Internet freedom of speech in the English-speaking world is underway in the UK, led by Prime Minister Theresa May and her Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
A case with far-reaching implications for the rights of the public to internet access has been filed in San Francisco. At stake is the public's right to say or see what they want versus the unrestricted power of internet corporations to refuse service to unpopular clients.
In October 2017 CODOH ran the story “Anne Frank, a Cold Case” about former FBI Agent Vincent Pankoke. Mr. Pankoke has set up a website and is trying to raise $5,000,000 to “crack the case of Anne Frank,” specifically trying to identify who was behind “the betrayal that led to her death in a concentration camp.”
There is a lot of noise about the dangers of "False News" and "Hate" on the internet, with the suggestion that Revisionism is somehow a culprit. This noise is coming from the same people who are right now sending jets and cruise missiles to kill people in Syria.
Washington, D.C., May 7, 2018 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a report entitled "Quantifying Hate" which purports to be an analysis of anti-Semitic speech on Twitter. The ADL also claims the Report provides the first-ever “snapshot of the trends and themes of anti-Semitism” on the social-media platform over the course of a one-year period(...)
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc. (COJMCAG Inc.) commissioned a study of the public's "Awareness of the Holocaust,” timed to be released on Holocaust Remembrance Day. COJMCAG Inc. claims that there is a "significant lack of Holocaust knowledge in the United States."
Hurray! The fanatical anti-free-speech British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned in disgrace. The Tory politician was the leader in an attack on Internet Freedoms, advocating jailing people for up to 15 years behind bars if they "repeatedly" view banned online content.
In December 2016, British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a press release entitled “Government leads the way in tackling anti-Semitism” which announced that the British government and its agencies would formally adopt a new and expanded definition of Antisemitism.
David Merlin writes to House of Commons Home Affairs Committee to ask them to reconsider their definition of Anti-Semitism since "it is extremely wrong of politicians to declare what story is “correct history” and what is “Anti-Semitic.”
There is a certain amount of irony in Professor Deborah Lipstadt's lecture at Northwestern U on "Alternative Facts;” given the amount of misinformation surrounding the Irving v. Penguin Trial.
David Merlin is submitting a Letter to the Editor as a response to the April 28 Op-Ed piece by Ben Trachtenberg. He writes this letter in remembrance of Teacher Bian Zhongyun and in support of academic freedom for teachers and professors.