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“If the holocaust is questioned officially, then the existence of the Zionist regime will also be questioned,” Manuchehr Mottaki, Iranian Foreign Minister.
Posted by Christelle Nadia Fotso at 01:33 PM in bigotry, Current Affairs, disintegration, fundamentalism, international politics, Iran, Israel, Middle East, quote, Religion | Permalink
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The foreign minister's logic escapes me - how is Zionism's existence dependent on the holocaust?
The idea that any nation can restrict speech on any topic regardless of how horrendous or offensive is dangerous, ridiculous, and unacceptable. All such attempts must be immediately rejected.
This applies whether it is America attempting to repress or restricting speech on aspects of slavery, Germany or Israel attempting to repress or restricting speech on aspects of the holocaust, Russia attempting to repress or restricting speech on aspects of the gulags, Rwanda attempting to repress or restricting speech on aspects of the Rwandan genocide, etc.
Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 02:03 PM
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