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  Holocaust denial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holocaust denial refers to the claims of a small number of individuals and groups, who argue that the Holocaust did not occur as it is defined by mainstream historical science.
Public denial of the Holocaust is a criminal offence in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Switzerland, and is punishable by fines and jail sentences.
Rassinier was himself a Holocaust survivor (he was imprisoned in Buchenwald for his socialist beliefs), and modern-day revisionists continue to cite his works as scholarly research that questions the accepted facts of the Holocaust.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holocaust_revisionism   (4636 words)

  
 Introduction: Denial as Anti-Semitism
Holocaust denial, which coyly refers to itself as Holocaust revisionism, has emerged after over two decades of propagandizing as an important "cutting edge" ideological cement of the diverse hate movement in the 1990s.
Holocaust denial is a contemporary form of the classic anti-Semitic doctrine of the evil, manipulative and threatening world Jewish conspiracy.
It was this doctrine that was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the Holocaust.
www.adl.org /holocaust/theory.asp   (1052 words)

  
 The Peace Encyclopedia: The Holocaust, the Shoah
The Holocaust was the murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators.
The negation of the Holocaust is appealing to the denier or revisionist because, like the anti-Zionist, one can fight a war against the Jews while still denying that one is antisemitic, a title which excludes one from the battlefield of ideas in the post-Holocaust western world.
In their war against the Jews, these two strategies, Holocaust revisionism and anti-Zionism, are often tools used by the same pundits, often in the same sentences.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/holocaust.html   (4057 words)

  
 Holocaust Denial
This is precisely the intent of the Holocaust deniers: by attacking the facts of the Holocaust, and by framing this attack as merely an unorthodox point of view, their propaganda insinuates subtle but hateful anti-Semitic beliefs of Jews as exploiters of non-Jewish guilt and Jews as controllers of academia or the media.
Holocaust denial is a propaganda movement active in the United States, Canada and Western Europe which seeks to deny the reality of the Nazi regime's systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II.
For Holocaust deniers, this change appeared to confirm arguments that historical estimates of Holocaust deaths had been deliberately exaggerated, and that scholars were beginning to "retreat" in the face of "revisionist" assertions.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/denial.html   (4515 words)

  
 Holocaust Denial and nazism (National Socialism)
However, the Holocaust deniers do not deal with the questions of racial laws that led to the arrest and imprisonment of millions of Jews in several countries for the “crime” of race.
For example, one of the favorite appeals of the Holocaust deniers is to demand some proof that Hitler gave the order for the extermination of the Jews (or the mentally retarded, mentally ill, and physically handicapped).
Holocaust deniers point to Himmler’s telephone notes of November 30, 1941, as proof that there was to be no liquidation of the Jews.
skepdic.com /nazism.html   (818 words)

  
 From Revisionism to Holocaust Denial - David Irving as a Case Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Since the 1970s, publications dealing with Holocaust denial throughout the world can be divided into two kinds: the first, vulgar, unsophisticated antisemitic propaganda, and the second, books and articles written in an academic style, with a research methodology, primary sources, "scientific findings" and a complete set of claims.
Holocaust denial was the missing link which made it possible for him to complete his general thesis in regard to the genesis and the course of World War II.
The Holocaust myth was inflated by British intelligence to serve as a "moral alibi" for Churchill’s disastrous decision to confront Germany to the bitter end.
www.tau.ac.il /Anti-Semitism/irving.html   (6144 words)

  
 Holocaust denial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For this reason, Holocaust denial can be considered an antisemitic conspiracy theory.
270) For this reason, although Holocaust deniers protest the label, they are referred to as Holocaust deniers, rather than Holocaust "revisionists".
Some Soviet Jews were shot (but only because they were "guerrillas").
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holocaust_denial   (4596 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: Pathfinders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Also known as "Holocaust Revisionism", the individuals seeking to deny the Holocaust often have different motives and beliefs, but they all share at one point: that there was no systematic attempt by Nazi Germany to exterminate European Jewry.
The prevalence of Holocaust denial on the internet is forcing counter-deniers to enter the debate, challenging them to respond to denial claims, to examine the underlying ideologies of denial, and to expose methodological errors.
Holocaust revisionism has continued to be discussed both in scholarly literature and in the mainstream press.
www.ipl.org /div/pf/entry/48483   (3417 words)

  
 IB Holocaust Project: Holocaust Revisionism
Their current strategy is not to win converts to their dogma of hate, but to gain plausibility for their theories in legitimate intellectual circles and sow the seeds of doubt so that future generations may be converted.
Revisionists or Deniers (as Deborah Lipstadt, Holocaust historian, calls them), are major beneficiaries of the growing trend of relativistic history, brought to life by a mutant strain of political correctness and affecting academia.
Relativism, as applied to the study of history, is a bizarre extrapolation of freedom of speech and our good-hearted American willingness to always listen to "the other side." In practice it allows lies and propaganda to be passed off as credible research.
cghs.dade.k12.fl.us /holocaust/revisionism.htm   (539 words)

  
 Harun Yahya and Holocaust Revisionism
The wildfire growth of scholarly revisionism in the Islamic world after influential French Muslim Roger Garaudy's 1998 conviction in Paris for Holocaust heresy has been some of the biggest and most heartening news for revisionists in recent years.
Yahya places the Holocaust myth in the context of Zionist ideology and machinations, reviews and summarizes Western revisionist research from Rassinier to Leuchter, and explores how Zionists have used the false victim status conferred by the Holocaust to oppress not merely Arabs, Germans, Third World peoples, but Jews in Israel and around the world.
Information opposing Holocaust denial can be found at Holocaust Denial on Trial, The Holocaust History Project, and The Nizkor Project.
www.talkorigins.org /faqs/organizations/harunyahya.html   (1546 words)

  
 Holocaust Revisionism and Neo-Naziism
The new anti-gay Holocaust revisionism alleges that gay men were not particularly persecuted under the German Nazi regime, and additionally, that homosexual men were especially prevalent in the ranks of German Naziism, and were in large part, the motivators of the Jewish Holocaust.
While not, in any way attempting to diminish the repugnance of 'traditional' anti-Semitic Holocaust revisionism, this new form of Holocaust revisionism poses a grave danger insofar as it is sponsored and endorsed by groups which are (marginally) closer to the political center than those groups which promulgate 'traditional' Holocaust revisionism.
Reflections upon the Holocaust by Matt Giwer, a prolific revisionist poster to the UseNet news group alt.revisionism.
www.qrd.org /qrd/www/RRR/revision.html   (881 words)

  
 The Holocaust History Project Homepage
The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.
Holocaust Denier Fred Leuchter admits he is not an engineer and nevertheless represented himself as such.
David Irving is a Holocaust denier residing in the UK who recently lost a lawsuit to Deborah Lipstadt.
www.holocaust-history.org   (1311 words)

  
 Holocaust Denial: Anti-Semitism Masquerading as History
Holocaust denial, which its propagandists misrepresent as "historical revisionism," has become one of the most important vehicles for contemporary anti-Semitism.
During the fall semester of 1997, Bradley Smith, "director" of the self-styled "Committee for Open Debate on the Holocaust," (CODOH) launched a new salvo in his continuing propaganda campaign to deny the reality of the Holocaust.
Holocaust denial, which deniers such as Smith describe as Holocaust "revisionism," has become one of the most important vehicles for contemporary anti-Semitism.
www.adl.org /holocaust/introduction.asp   (333 words)

  
 Holocaust-Denial Literature: An Additional Bibliography
The Holocaust deniers, who prefer to call themselves "revisionists" in an attempt to gain scholarly legitimacy, have refused to go away and remain as vocal as ever--Bradley R. Smith has continued to send revisionist advertisements to college newspapers, generating publicity for his cause.
Hence they claim that the Holocaust is a "hoax" perpetrated by Jews ("Zionists") in an attempt to flmail the rest of the world for sympathy, money, and legitimacy for the State of Israel.
"Antisemitism and the Denial of the Holocaust." M.A. thesis, Concordia University, 1984.
www.york.cuny.edu /~drobnick/holbib2.html   (6198 words)

  
 Christianity, Truth and Fantasy: The Holocaust, Historical Revisionism and Christians Today
Revisionism has been more frequently and effectively applied to correcting the historical record relative to wars, because truth is always the first war casualty, the emotional disturbances and distortions in historical writing are greatest in wartime, and both the need and the material for correcting historical myths are most evident in connection with wars.
The Holocaust, the alleged extermination of some six million Jews (most of them by gassing) is a hoax and should be recognized as such by Christians and all informed, honest and truthful men everywhere.
The Holocaust story now centers on just six former camps in what is now Communist-ruled Poland, and the so- called "evidence" presented to prove mass exterminations in these camps is qualitatively no better than the now discredited "evidence" once cited for the exterminations in the camps in Germany proper.
www.ihr.org /jhr/v09/v09p321_Otten.html   (14078 words)

  
 Zundelsite - Holocaust Revisionism in a Nutshell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Observers of the debate about the Holocaust may come away with some grotesque misimpressions about Holocaust Revisionism from the postings that appear on the Internet, pro and con.
They are "honest and true believers" (as Elizabeth Loftus would put it) in the myth because it is important to them and to the Jewish people that the myth survive.
In 50 or 100 years, when the Holocaust Myth has met its proper demise, what Revisionists believe today will be standard historical canon from which only cranks and religious zealots will dissent.
www.zundelsite.org /english/basic_articles/nutshell.html   (1308 words)

  
 From Revisionism to Holocaust Denial: 3 of 6
From Revisionism to Holocaust Denial: 3 of 6
Not only were distinguished historians critical, so, too, were Holocaust deniers.
It is reasonable to assume that the unique status among wide circles of the extreme right that Irving had already acquired already at the beginning of the 1980s was influenced by his evident success as a writer.
www.h-net.msu.edu /~antis/papers/stauber/stauber.003.html   (641 words)

  
 The Infography about Denial of the Holocaust
Hitler's Apologists: The Anti-Semitic Propaganda of Holocaust "Revisionism." Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1993.
Assassins of Memory: Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust.
Braham, Randolph L. "Revisionism: Historical, Political and Legal Implications." In Comprehending the Holocaust: Historical and Literary Research.
www.infography.com /content/510554024721.html   (297 words)

  
 Holocaust Denial / Revisionism and Creationist Cultism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In his regular column of the February 2002 issue of Scientific American, Dr. Michael Shermer, one of Holocaust revisionism's most dedicated opponents, claimed that Holocaust revisionism (or, as he labels it, "Holocaust denial") is on par with and in the same league with Creationism (or, as he labels it, "evolution denial").
Here, Shermer is implying that the traditional view of the Holocaust is based upon the same type of solid scientific evidence that evolutionary theory is based on.
Actually, those who understand the historicity of the Holocaust understand just how complicated Holocaust history is. Indeed, that is why we study the complete evolution of how the killing began in the late 1930's with the T4 program.
www.icrcult.org /holoden.htm   (9440 words)

  
 SPLCenter.org: Holocaust 'Revisionism'
When Holocaust "revisionists" gathered in Moscow for a major conference in January, they got a dose of the usual — anti-Semitic diatribes, speeches blaming the "international Jewish conspiracy" for globalization — and also a dollop of the bizarre.
Meanwhile, the day-to-day struggle of Holocaust writer David Irving continued.
Following a disastrously unsuccessful libel action against Deborah Lipstadt, an American college professor who called him a "Hitler partisan," Irving was ordered to pay Lipstadt and her publisher legal costs of 2 million pounds.
www.splcenter.org /intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=99   (349 words)

  
 The Mad Revisionist - revisionism revisited
This theory suggests that the Holocaust - that is, the murder of approximately six million Jews as an intentional policy of genocide on the part of the Nazi regime - is, in fact, an elaborate hoax.
Not only the Holocaust, but the whole of World War II must be re-examined with these new tools of inquiry.
We believe it is a sin to confine revisionism to one solitary issue in one discipline when it could be used to uncover valuable new truths in so many other fields of human endeavor.
www.revisionism.nl   (566 words)

  
 ! The Undeniable Holocaust: A Pictorial Archive of Nazi Atrocities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Fifty years after the defeat of Hitler's regime, anti-Semitism and Holocaust apologia are proliferating throughout America and the world at large, feeding off the bigotry and fears of our insecure times.
As an outraged rebuttal to agenda-driven Holocaust revisionism, ParaScope presents this pictorial archive documenting the genocidal mass murder and acts of depravity carried out by Nazi Germany during World War II.
The images presented here are extremely graphic and disturbing, but it is vital that we remember the past, lest through negligence of action we allow such horrors to be perpetrated again.
www.parascope.com /gallery/galleryitems/holocaust   (660 words)

  
 Home Web page of Arthur R. Butz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am the author of the book The Hoax of the Twentieth Century: The Case Against the Presumed Extermination of European Jewry (1976), a work of "Holocaust revisionism".
The initial aim of this site, as inaugurated on 7 May 1996, is to present my article A short introduction to the study of Holocaust revisionism, published in 1991 in the Daily Northwestern, with supplementing commentary and documentation.
A second aim is to present news items of particular interest to Holocaust revisionists.
pubweb.northwestern.edu /~abutz   (215 words)

  
 Holocaust Revisionism - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It angers me, even though i'm not a white nationalist, that any one who slightly disputes the official figures are either villanized or charged with hate crimes.
Amongst the greatest men in European history have been attacked and ridiculed by their contemporaries for their beliefs.
Unless you are an "anti", that is actually opposed to WN or non-white, you may debate this in the Revisionism forum.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=109017   (720 words)

  
 Holocaust revisionism goes up in flame wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Once upon a time, net.news (the Internet's public discussion forums) was swamped with flame wars about the Holocaust.
alt.revisionism -- dedicated to discussing "Holocaust revisionism," the claim that the Nazi extermination of Jews and other distinct peoples is a "hoax" exacted upon millions of unwary non-Jews.
The archive is now maybe 60 megs and may swell to over a gig in 1995.
www.kkc.net /eyenet/1994/net1110.htm   (907 words)

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