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UN genocide advisor warns of skyrocketing Holocaust denial and distortion

UN Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide releases first paper on addressing prevalence of Holocaust denial and distortion.

UN genocide advisor warns of skyrocketing Holocaust denial

200 antisemitic letters sent to Bavarian politicians, prosecutors and NGOs

Hateful letters, containing Holocaust denial, also mailed to student groups across Germany's largest state.

200 antisemitic letters sent to Bavarian officials and NGOs

Canadian Senate holds hearing on Holocaust denial bill

B’nai Brith Canada invited to make recommendations to Senate committee on proposed Holocaust denial legislation.

Canadian Senate holds hearing on Holocaust denial bill

Iranian state TV airs lecture by official claiming Hitler had Jewish origins

In International Quds Day speech official also claims Israel harvests organs of abducted Muslim children for rich Westerners.

Iran airs lecture by official claiming Hitler had Jewish originsplayer

UK Labour councillor suspended for sharing Holocaust denial article on Facebook

London borough councillor running for reelection allegedly shared Nazi propaganda article that called the Holocaust a hoax.

UK Labour councillor suspended for posting Holocaust denial

How to deny the Holocaust without denying it

Berating Jews with their own history, disinheriting them of pity is the latest form of Holocaust denial.Op-ed.

How to deny the Holocaust without denying it

Iranian official: Jews are lying about the Holocaust

Head of a regime-affiliated think-tank says that anything the Jews say is likely to be a lie because they've 'always been known as liars.'

Iranian official: Jews are lying about the Holocaust player

Iranian newspaper: Hitler was smarter and more courageous than current European leaders

On Holocaust Memorial Day, article in Iranian newspaper affiliated with Ali Khamenei hails Nazi leader.

'Hitler was smarter and more courageous than current leaders'

Canada set to outlaw Holocaust denial

Canada is set to outlaw Holocaust denial, a move that has the backing of the governing Liberal Party government coalition and the opposition

Canada set to outlaw Holocaust denial

German 'Nazi grandma' sentenced to prison for Holocaust denial

93-year-old Ursula Haverbeck sentenced to 12 months in prison for denying that Jews were murdered during Holocaust.

'Nazi grandma' sentenced to prison for Holocaust denial

Canadian MP introduces legislation to prohibit Holocaust denial

Conservative Party MP has introduced a private member’s bill that would prohibit Holocaust denial and distortion in Canada.

Canadian MP introduces legislation to prohibit Holocaust denial

German extremist and Holocaust denier sheltering in Brazil

Nikolai Nerling, a prominent German Holocaust denier is escaping arrest by hiding in Brazil.

German extremist and Holocaust denier sheltering in Brazil

Mel Mermelstein, survivor who beat Holocaust deniers in court, dies at 95

Mel Mermelstein, a Holocaust survivor who beat Holocaust deniers in court, dies following COVID infection.

Mel Mermelstein dies at 95 of COVID complications

Tiktok to fight online Holocaust denial - with UNESCO and WJC

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UNESCO, World Jewish Congress, launch new partnership with TikTok to tackle Holocaust distortion and denial.

Tiktok to fight online Holocaust denial - with UNESCO and WJC

Ontario teacher has license revoked for Holocaust denial

Teacher from Timmons, Canada found guilty by panel of promoting Holocaust denial and antisemitism in his classroom.

Ontario teacher has license revoked for Holocaust denial

Iran: This is why we reject resolution against Holocaust denial

A statement from the Iranian government claims that 'prevention of historical catastrophes requires research without political prejudice.'

Iran: This is why we reject resolution against Holocaust denial

Yad Vashem: Holocaust denial is more than just a Jewish issue

Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, welcomes UN resolution on combating Holocaust denial and distortion.

Yad Vashem: Holocaust denial is more than just a Jewish issue

Israel, Germany: Intl. comm. speaks with 1 voice on Holocaust denial

Israeli, German foreign ministers welcome passage of resolution on Holocaust denial by UN General Assembly.

'Intl. community speaks with 1 voice on Holocaust denial'

UN adopts Israeli resolution to combat Holocaust denial

Ambassador Erdan to present Israeli resolution on combating Holocaust denial and distortion at the UN General Assembly.

UN adopts Israeli resolution to combat Holocaust denial

Report: Over 60 million online engagements linking COVID-19 with Holocaust

Holocaust survivors urge action against increasing abuse, trivialization, and appropriation, of their suffering.

Over 60m online engagements linking COVID-19, Holocaust

Historic resolution in UN against Holocaust denial and distortion

Resolution expected to pass in two weeks, will be second time Israeli resolution has been adopted by UN General Assembly.

UN to pass resolution against Holocaust denial and distortion

Far-right politician 'may be Jewish, but doesn't speak for Jewish community'

A far-right Jew could make political history in France. Many French Jews say he’s dangerous.

Far-right politician 'may be Jewish, but doesn't speak for Jews'

Two major US retailers remove four Holocaust denial books after protest from Jewish group

Major American retailers remove four books promoting Holocaust denial after letter from the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Two major US retailers remove four Holocaust denial books

'There are not 2 sides to the Holocaust'

Dr. Laurie Cardoza-Moore calls on US states to adopt the Florida Holocaust Education Standards after multiple cases of Holocaust denial.

'There are not 2 sides to the Holocaust'

Burial of German neo-Nazi in Jewish music scholar's plot sparks outrage

Burial described as a "terrible mistake" leads Berlin anti-Semitism official to file criminal report with department of justice.

Burial of German neo-Nazi in Jewish singer's plot sparks outrage

France: Man who promoted terrorism handed five years in prison

In significant verdict, French court sentences Holocaust denier to 5 years for making death threats.

France: Man who promoted terrorism handed five years in prison

Austria: Passenger beaten for complaining about Holocaust denial

Passenger on Austrian train punched repeatedly in the face after he asked fellow passengers to stop denying the Holocaust.

Austria: Passenger beaten for complaining about Holocaust denial

British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

Holocaust denier from London with previous convictions for inciting hatred against Jews handed a nine-week prison sentence.

British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

Human Rights court: Bulgaria to pay compensation for ignoring complaints of discrimination

Bulgarian courts failed to punish Holocaust denier, European tribunal rules.

Bulgaria to compensate for ignoring discrimination complaints

A state historian in Poland is seen in pictures from 2007 giving the Nazi salute

Photos show state historian Tomasz Greniuch gave Nazi salute. 'This man should never have been appointed,' former adviser to Polish PM says.

Poland: Photos from 2007 show state historian giving Nazi salute

Romania: First-ever conviction for Holocaust denial sends 'strong message'

Former intelligence officer convicted in first use of Romania’s law against Holocaust denial.

Romania: First-ever conviction for Holocaust denial

Russian university fires lecturer who denied Holocaust

Vladimir Matveyev, Russian lecturer who denied gas chambers were used to kill Jews, is fired by university where he taught.

Russian university fires lecturer who denied Holocaust

Facebook debuts new fact check box to combat Holocaust denial

Social media users searching for info on the Holocaust on Facebook will now be prompted to visit site created by World Jewish Congress.

Facebook debuts new fact check box to combat Holocaust denial

Watch: Jordanian academic denies the Holocaust

Kuwaiti-born Jordanian academic in TV interview: No Jew or non-Jew died in the gas chambers, because there we no gas chambers.

Watch: Jordanian academic denies the Holocaustplayer

Welcome Lipstadt and Eisen to the roster of Holocaust deniers

“Democracy denial,” declare two well-known members of the American Jewish community, is equivalent to Holocaust denial. Opinon.

Welcome Lipstadt and Eisen to the roster of Holocaust deniers

A Muslim extremist shouldn't have been invited to a Jewish event

Al-Marayati’s record of apologizing for terrorism is lengthy, indisputable, and nothing less than damning.Opinion.

A Muslim extremist shouldn't have been invited to a Jewish event

Germany: Yom Kippur synagogue shooter denies Holocaust in court

Man who killed 2 in Yom Kippur attack on Halle synagogue delivers anti-Semitic rant during trial.

Germany: Yom Kippur synagogue shooter denies Holocaust in court

Six weeks ago, Facebook announced a ban on Holocaust denial. It’s still easy to find.

Despite Facebook announcing ban on Holocaust denial, anti-Semitism and content questioning veracity of the Holocaust still easy to find.

6 weeks into Facebook ban, Holocaust denial still easy to find

San Francisco Bay Area Jewish students face anti-Semitic harassment online

Jewish students at San Francisco-area high school targeted for harassment by Holocaust deniers.

California Jewish students face anti-Semitic harassment online

Brazilian governor renounces her father’s Nazi sympathies

New governor of Santa Catarina distances herself from her father's Holocaust denial and statements of support for Hitler.

Brazilian governor renounces her father’s Nazi sympathies