Rewriting History Like Goebbels: Why a Resurgent Far Right Is Whitewashing Genocide in the Balkans

'Like turning Eichmann into a folk hero': How far right nationalists in the Balkans are rehabilitating war criminals and their atrocities, from the perpetrators of the Holocaust to Srebrenica genocidaires, and why

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"The deniers of the Holocaust, like the deniers of the Srebrenica genocide, employ the same egregious methods – minimizing events to the outright denial and finally to the glorification of the convicted war criminals."

This was the pointed message in a letter sent this month by Bosnian Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic to her Israeli counterpart, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid. She was informing Lapid  that two Bosnian political parties representing, respectively, Bosnian Serbs and Bosnian Croats, have formed an unholy alliance in the parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina in an effort to decriminalize the denial of genocides and crimes against humanity in that country.

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