lakshmi -- you're quite wrong - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • bbl
    • 13.10.07 | 05:39 (IST)

    regarding the Holocaust you wrote "For jews to insist that only THEY can study this is," .... Lakshmi, there is no movement whatsoever that claims only Jews can study the Holocaust. Nobody has said (or is saying) that. The Holocaust is one of the most extensively documented and studied genocides in human history. You are correct that there have been many others. However, the fact that it has been so thoroughly studied (and by so many different types of people; in direct contrast to your assertion) means that many things are known with a certain level of certainty. That being the case, when someone like David Irving attempts to assert that these "knowns" are not already researched, his claims are to be considered spurious. It is not the Holocaust researchers who are being discriminated against. It is Holocaust deniers. They, the deniers, are not discriminated against because they are not Jewish. They, the deniers, are discriminated against because they are not truthful.

    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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