Idiots at Holocaust conference say gas chambers were not used

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  1. TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's conference questioning the Holocaust came to an end Tuesday, but not before hearing former KKK Imperial Wizard David Duke say that gas chambers were not used to kill Jews.
    "The Zionists have used the Holocaust as a weapon to deny the rights of the Palestinians and cover up the crimes of Israel," Duke told a gathering of nearly 70 "researchers" in Tehran at Ahmadinejad's invitation.
    "This conference has an incredible impact on Holocaust studies all over the world," said Duke, a former state representative in Louisiana who twice ran for president.
    "The Holocaust is the device used as the pillar of Zionist imperialism, Zionist aggression, Zionist terror and Zionist murder," Duke told The Associated Press.
    Also at the end of the conference, Mohammad Ali Ramini, an Ahmadinejad adviser who has called the Holocaust a "myth," announced that he will chair a committee to find "the truth on the genocide of Jews."
    Other members of the committee will be Robert Fuerisson, a French professor who denies the existence of gas chambers, along with Holocaust deniers from Syria, Switzerland, Austria, Canada, the United States and Bahrain.
    Tuesday's speeches included Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, a former interior minister and one of the founders of Lebanese militia Hezbollah, who labeled the Holocaust as a "tale."
    "All the studies and research carried out so far have proven that there is no reason to believe that the Holocaust ever occurred and that it is only a tale," he stated.

    Austrian historian Wolfgang Froehlich, who served a two-year jail sentence in his home country for denying the Holocaust, did not read out his speech — which was handed out to participants — for fear of being jailed again. Denying the Holocaust is a crime in a dozen European countries, including Austria, where British historian David Irving was jailed in February for three years for denying the Holocaust.

    Nabil Soleiman, an adviser to the ministry of religious affairs in Syria, said, "If the Holocaust ever occurred, it was a conspiracy against the Arab-Islamic world as today the Middle East is still paying the consequences."

    Ahmadinejad opened Tuesday's session by thanking God that the Zionist regime was declining, telling conference participants, “its lifetime will be over and their interests as well as reputation will be endangered,” the Islamic Republican News Agency reported.
    International condemnation continued to pour in against the government-sponsored conference in Tehran, which has drawn Holocaust deniers from around the world.
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair said it was "shocking beyond belief" and called the conference "a symbol of sectarianism and hatred."
    He said he saw little hope of engaging Iran in constructive action in the Middle East, saying, "I look around the region at the moment, and everything Iran is doing is negative."
    The United States, which also condemned the gathering, has been considering whether to open a dialogue with Iran to get its help in calming neighboring Iraq. President George W. Bush has so far refused to approach Iran, accusing it of backing terrorism.
    The White House condemned the gathering of Holocaust deniers in Tehran as "an affront to the entire civilized world as well as to the traditional Iranian values of tolerance and respect."
    A statement from press secretary Tony Snow noted the meeting coincided with International Human Rights Week, which renews the pledges of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights drafted in the wake of World War II atrocities.
    "The Iranian regime perversely seeks to call the historical fact of those atrocities into question and provide a platform for hatred," Snow said.
    Earlier this year, Ahmadinejad described the Holocaust as a "myth" that has been used to impose the state of Israel on the Arab world and called for Israel to be wiped off the map.
    "Ahmadinejad's Holocaust comment opened a new window in international relations on this issue. Twenty years ago, it was not possible to talk about [the] Holocaust and any scientific study was subject to punishment. This taboo has been broken, thanks to Mr. Ahmadinejad's initiative," Georges Theil of France told conference delegates on Tuesday.
    Theil was convicted earlier this year in France for "contesting the truth of crimes against humanity" after he said the Nazis never used poison gas against Jews.
    Michele Renouf, an Australian socialite supporter of "Holocaust skeptics," called Ahmadinejad "a hero" for opening a debate about the Holocaust. Renouf, a blonde former beauty queen, addressed the audience wearing a green robe and Islamic headscarf, abiding by Iranian law requiring women to cover their hair.
    Frederick Toben, an Australian who in 1999 served jail time in Germany for his Holocaust views, told the conference in no uncertain terms that the number of Jews killed in Nazi death camps — an estimated 6 million — is a myth.
    ''The number of victims at the Auschwitz concentration camp could be about 2,007,'' Toben said. ''The railroad to the camp did not have enough capacity to transfer large numbers of Jews."
    Among the 67 participants from 30 countries, who included some of Europe's most prominent Holocaust deniers, were two rabbis and four other members of the fringe group Jews United Against Zionism.
    They were dressed in the traditional long black coats and black hats of ultra-Orthodox Jews. The group says the creation of the state of Israel violates Jewish law and argues that the Holocaust should not be used to justify its founding.
     
  2. How can some people be so blind. The people who went through the holocaust are still alive and there is diffinitive evidence the gas chambers were used. Scary how sooo many people can be so ignorant.:sad:
     
  3. that whole conference was a slap in the face to mankind. what a bunch of jerks. I cannot even stomach the thought of that many people getting together to try to disprove the Holocaust. They are wicked, evil people and it scares the hell out of me that this was looked at as a legitimate discussion.
    disgusting.
     
  4. While I don't agree that the Holocaust didn't happen, I do think some of the facts (numbers) are sketchy. I feel people did suffer (and die) and that is wrong, but I think the number be may be a lot less than what has been said.
     
  5. Such statements would probably be illegal in Switzerland.
     
  6. I agree wholeheartedly!
     
  7. That is sickening.
     
  8. This is so upsetting to me...my grandfather (who just passed away a few months ago) was one of the first US soldiers to liberate one of the concentration camps (I *think* that it was Bergen Belsen, but I am not positive). He saw the things that the Nazis did to their victims before they had time to "clean it up".

    SHAME on ALL of the people who try to convince themselves (and others) that the Holocaust was merely a figment of someone's imagination!!!!!
     
  9. Unbelievable...
     

  10. Gotta disagree with you. If the Nazis were anything (besides Evil) they were tremendous record keepers. We have actual names, entire families, entire TOWNS wiped out. Murdered, tortured, gone.

    I belive the accepted number of Jews killed is between 4 and 7 million. And if it is as "low" as 4...it's still FOUR MILLION!!!

    Nothing we were ever taught in school could ever come close or exagerate the evil the Nazis perpetrated on Jews and the "enemy of the state". I've studied this subject extensively...imagine the most evil, vile, disgusting medical experiment and it was done x 10.

    I would prefer someone put a bullet in the head of Achmadenawackjob. He's very Hitler like and should be taken very seriously. This is a man who looks up to Hitler and Hitler's goal of eradicating the jewish "problem" ... the goal that this wack-job shares. Only he won't use gas...he'll go nuclear.
     
  11. I totally agree with you! It is very disgusting that they had that meeting! I in awe that people would actually not believe that the Holocaust hapopened. There is eveidence, so you can not be blind to see them.
     
  12. because you're such an expert.
     
  13. Please feel free to present some data to support your statement. This is an important issue and making a statement that suggests that the numbers of those murdered has been misrepresented warrants further evidence. We will wait patiently.
     
  14. I agree with you on this. Some of the numbers just don't add up.
     
  15. yes. please. simple rhetoric on this issue is inappropriate, and a few reliable citations would be appreciated, should you wish that your point of view be considered seriously. either of you.
     
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