39John,there have been many,many genocides in history,an example - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • lakshmi
    • 12.10.07 | 22:04 (IST)

    being that of the American Indians and just now the talk about the Armenian genocide.In India,the genocide was criminal neglect and colonial policy.British scholars put it at 20 million Indian peasants who died.This was written about in 1902 by R.C.Dutt,a member of the British Indian Civil Service,an associate of the Raj.Gandhi read his book The Economic History of India and wept,so he tells us in his Hind Swaraj(1908).Since then scholars have studied it & the latest find is by British scholars,20 million,no small figure! The point is,any historical event must be studied continuously.For jews to insist that only THEY can study this is, I believe, unacceptable and goes against all scholarly canons.Even a David Irving has the right to study it.To jail him and silence him is not the way to go.I understand too that the relevant documents are still not open to the general public at large.

    from the article: Oxford Union reportedly invited Holocaust denier Irving to speak
    First published 00:00 12.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 12.10.07
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