Rudolf, Germar
Germar Rudolf January 2010

Germar Rudolf was born on October 29, 1964, in Limburg, Germany. He studied chemistry at Bonn University, where he graduated in 1989 as a Diplom-Chemist. From 1990-1993 he prepared a PhD thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State research in conjunction with the University of Stuttgart. Parallel to this and in his spare time, Rudolf re-examined Auschwitz, Birkenau and other installations and buildings, testing brick and mortar samples of delousing chambers and alleged gas chambers for traces of Zyklon B. Following the pioneering work of Fred Leuchter, he put the final forensic nail into the coffin of the Auschwitz story with his 1993 expert report The Rudolf Report. Even though this book on Auschwitz was scientific in nature and utterly apolitical, Rudolf's home and office were raided thrice, his computers and papers seized etc. In 1994/1995 he was charged and tried in Germany for his expert report. As a scientist, he found the "gassing" claims to be scientifically untenable. Rudolf was found guilty and convicted to 14 month imprisonment. As a result, the University of Stuttgart denied him to pass his final PhD exam, relying on a 1939 Hitler law still valid today which permits withholding or withdrawing academic degrees in case of “unworthiness.”

Rudolf tried to avoid serving this prison term by going into British exile with his young wife and two babies. There he started a small revisionist outlet for German language material, Castle Hill Publishers, and the multilingual website, which within a few years outgrew other revisionist websites by size and traffic. In early 1999, due to the permanent persecutorial pressure, his wife filed for divorce and returned to Germany with their two babies.

When Germany wanted to have Rudolf extradited from Britain in 1999, he fled to the U.S., where he applied for political asylum. While his case wound its way through the U.S. legal system, Rudolf expanded his publishing activities into English language material, for instance by launching the ambitious “Holocaust Handbooks Series.” In 2004 Rudolf married again, this time a U.S. citizen, and soon became the father of a young baby daughter. Immediately after this marriage was recognized as genuine by the U.S. Immigration Services in October 2005, and at a time when a hearing of his asylum case was just being scheduled by a U.S. Federal Court, the U.S. government had Rudolf arrested and deported to Germany. Hence his asylum hearing which took place in absentia a few months later was nothing but a farce. In Germany Rudolf was duly arrested and put on trial again for his revisionist publishing activities abroad. Although Rudolf’s activities had been perfectly legal both in the UK and the U.S., Germany nevertheless applied German censorship laws and sentenced Rudolf to another 30 months imprisonment.

On July 5, 2009, Rudolf was released from prison. After a legal battle against the U.S. government lasting almost two years, Rudolf finally succeeded in obtaining an immigrant visa for the U.S. He has been reunited with his wife and daughter since August 2011.

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Olodogma Politicamente corretto? Censura-inquisizione da melting pot o il castrarsi per...far dispetto alla moglie! Italian 2015-12-11
Olodogma Jürgen Graf e il dibattito sull'Olocausto in Ungheria Italian 2013-09-09
Olodogma Risposta di Carlo Mattogno ad Adriana Chiaia sul "negazionismo" olocaustico Italian 2013-08-29
Rudolf, G. Germar Rudolf Holocaust Revisionist Persecution (2 of 2) English 2017-09-27
Rudolf, G. Memorabilia:Germar Rudolf Holocaust Revisionist Persecution (1 of 2) English 2017-09-27
Olodogma Ritorno dalla luna di miele ad Auschwitz risposta ai veri dilettanti e ai finti specialisti dell'anti-"negazionismo" Italian 2013-06-25
Olodogma Conferenza di Germar Rudolf sul revisionismo del preteso olocausto ebraico Italian 2017-05-15
Rizoli, J. Jim Rizoli Interviews Germar Rudolf (July 2017) English 2017-07-06
Olodogma Zyklon B: l'enormità di James Roth e di Franco Rotondi Italian 2013-04-24
Merlin, D. Lipstadt, Alternative Facts and Northwestern University. English 2017-05-04
Olodogma Le Vittorie del revisionismo Italian 2013-01-15
Rudolf, G. Germar Rudolf, Interview with Jim Rizoli, Nov. 7, 2015, The League of Extraordinary Revisionists English 2015-11-08
Rudolf, G. Half a Century of Rebellion, Germar Rudolf Interviewed English 2014-10-29
Rudolf, G. Memorabilia: Germar Rudolf's 1999 Slide Show about the Alleged Nazi Gas Chambers English 2017-11-21
Olodogma Jean-Claude Pressac: l'agente doppio del revisionismo Italian 2013-10-29
Zündel, E. Memorabilia: Ernst Zündel and Germar Rudolf at IHR 1999 English 2019-04-05
Rudolf, G. Memorabilia: Ernst Zündel and Germar Rudolf at IHR 1999 English 2019-04-05
Olodogma Prefazione al libro Il primo olocausto di Don Heddesheimer...di Germar Rudolf Italian 2015-08-27
Olodogma "La nuova questione ebraica" o la fine ingloriosa di Guillaume Faye Italian 2015-07-07
Olodogma Il livello della falda freatica nel campo di Birkenau Italian 2015-05-07
Rudolf, G. Memorabilia: Germar Rudolf at the 13th IHR English 2018-12-11
Rudolf, G. Dr. Robert Faurisson Memorial: Germar Rudolf with Brian Ruhe Livestream English 2018-10-29
Ruhe, B. Dr. Robert Faurisson Memorial: Germar Rudolf with Brian Ruhe Livestream English 2018-10-29
Olodogma "Negare la Storia" e negare la verità la falsa "convergenza di prove" dell'"olocausto Italian 2014-10-05
Rudolf, G. Kardinalfragen an Deutschlands Politiker German 2005-03-05
Olodogma quanti sono i morti del campo di Sobibor 2.000.000-500.000-250.000 o 25.000 ? Italian 2014-09-20
Olodogma Auschwitz venne liberata o semplicemente occupata dall'armata rossa? Italian 2014-07-23
Olodogma Indagare l'Aktion Reinhardt - Qualche nota e riflessione di Thomas Kues Italian 2014-07-09
Olodogma Auschwitz venne liberata o semplicemente occupata dall'armata rossa? Italian 2014-04-08
Smith, B. Victory in Baja! A Revisionist Dream Comes True, An unprecedented step forward for the Holocaust revisionist movement English 2007-06-10
Smith, B. Germar Rudolf on Revisionism in Germany and the United States English 1999-08-01
Widmann, R. Internet Roundup, German Thought Police Cite CODOHWeb English 1997-10-01
Widmann, R. Incitement to Hate? English 2006-01-10
CODOH News German Publisher Raided, ThoughtCrime: 03/27/95 English 1995-03-27
Weber, M. Important New German-Language Revisionist Quarterly English 1998-06-01
Willms, P. Germar Rudolf: Victim of Witchhunt for Scientists in Germany, Now: Human Rights for Germans too! – Press Release English 2005-01-12
Guillaume, P. The Rudolf Report: "Psychopathological and Dangerous", On the Psychopathology of a Declaration English 2004-12-01
Weber, M. Revisionist Books Seized in German Police Raid English 1995-05-01
Rudolf, G. Outlaw History #13, I Saw Horses Vomit English 2004-11-19
Widmann, R. With Regard to Your Article "Don't Even Think It" English 2005-12-10

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