Holocaust Denial/Minimization

Ali Khamenei, February 7, 2006

Author
Date
Feb. 7, 2006
Name of Author
Ali Khamenei
Body

“Western countries allow no freedom of expression, which they claim to advocate, with regard to the myth of the massacre of Jews known as the holocaust, and nobody in the West enjoys the freedom of expression to deny it or raise doubts about it. But affronting the sanctities of about 1.5 billion Muslims is permissible in the West.” “Leader Receives Air Force Servicemen,” Office of the Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei, February 7, 2006, http://www.leader.ir/langs/en/?p=contentShow&id=3500.

Khaled Meshaal, Hamas political bureau chief, February 6, 2006

Date
Feb. 6, 2006
Name of Author
Khaled Meshaal
Body

“As far as the Holocaust is concerned, there is no one who denies that the Jewish people suffered great injustices. Nevertheless, it is necessary to scientifically analyze the event and determine the scope of the Holocaust.”“SPIEGEL Interview with Hamas Leader Khaled Mashaal: ‘Our People Will Never Rest,’” Spiegel Online, February 6, 2006, http://www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/spiegel-interview-with-hamas-leader-khaled-mashaal-our-people-will-never-rest-a-399153.html.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

Mohammad Mahdi Akef, former Brotherhood Supreme guide, December 2005

Date
Dec. 2005
Name of Author
Mohammad Mahdi Akef
Muslim Brotherhood
Body

“Western democracies have slammed all those who don't see eye-to-eye with the Zionists regarding the myth of the Holocaust.”“Tehran to convene conference on Holocaust ‘myth,’” New York Times, January 15, 2006, http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/15/world/africa/15iht-iran.html?_r=0.

Ali Khamenei, January 31, 2002

Author
Date
Jan. 31, 2002
Name of Author
Ali Khamenei
Body

“Furthermore, all the Western politicians, intellectuals and journalists are obliged to pay homage and bow to the monument that commemorates those allegedly killed in the Nazi concentration camps. In other words, all should acknowledge the veracity of something that has not been proven!” “Leader's Statements in a Meeting with Participants in IWMC,” The Center for preserving and Publishing the Works of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, January 31, 2002, http://english.khamenei.ir//index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=162&Itemid=31.

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