On the Holocaust Conference Sponsored by the Government of Iran

[New York Review of Books] Gholam Reza Afkhami and over one hundred others - We the undersigned Iranians, considering that the Nazis' coldly planned "Final Solution" and their ensuing campaign of genocide against Jews and other minorities during World War II constitute undeniable historical facts, deplore that the denial of these unspeakable crimes has become a propaganda tool that the Islamic Republic of Iran is using to further its own agendas. Noting that the new brand of anti-Semitism prevalent in the Middle East today has no precedent in Iran's history, we strongly condemn the Holocaust Conference sponsored by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Tehran on December 11-12, 2006, and its attempt to falsify history.

2007-01-23 01:00:00

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