Tuesday, December 05, 2006

IRIB: "60 researchers in Holocaust meeting"

The idea that "scholars" are "prevented from doing research" on the Holocaust is denier rhetoric:
More than 60 researchers from 30 countries will attend a conference on the Holocaust next week to examine the event.

Deputy Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mohammadi said the staging of the conference on December 11-12 was a response to the lack of answers to questions posed over the Holocaust by historians, retabled recently by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

"(President Mahmoud) Ahmadinejad asked did the Holocaust happen or not. And if it happened why are scholars prevented from doing research on this and why are revisionists thrown into prison?" Mohammadi told reporters.

"And if it happened, why should the Palestinians pay for this?"

The conference will, "without any preconceived ideas, provide the atmosphere for scholars and researchers from both sides to give their papers in the utmost freedom".

Mohammadi stressed that Iran's study of the Holocaust does not mean it denies the crimes of Hitler.

"Since we are not accused of and not responsible for the Holocaust, we are an impartial judge," he said.
And we have already seen so many examples of that impartiality.

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