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368,379 people killed, 306,096 injured and over $2,815,931,000 in economic damages

What's the harm in Holocaust denial?

Some people claim the Holocaust never occurred, or that the standard accounts of it greatly exaggerate its scope. There is very little to support such claims, and seem to be thinly disguised anti-Semitism to many.  Read more about Holocaust denial

Here are 5 people who were harmed by someone not thinking critically.

Robert Faurisson

Lyon, France

Lost job / Probation & fine
1991 / July 11, 2006

This French professor of literature is a Holocaust denier. This is illegal in France. He was removed from his university chair, and later tried under this law and fined €7,500. Read more

David Irving

Age: 68
Mayfair, Central London, England

Bankruptcy, Prison sentence, £2m
April 11, 2000 & Feb. 20, 2006

When a book accused him of being a Holocaust denier, he sued for libel. He lost, and was bankrupted by the ruling. He continued to write and speak on the same topics, and was jailed in Austria where this is against the law. Read more & more & more & more

Dr. Nicholas Kollerstrom

University College, London, England

April 22, 2008

He wrote on the web that the Holocaust never happened and endorsed other conspiracy theories. He was fired from his unpaid fellowship at University College of London. Read more & more

Germar Rudolf

Age: 42
Mannheim, Germany

30 months in prison
March 15, 2007

After a suspended sentence in 1995 for inciting Anti-Semitic hatred, he fled to the U.S. and fought extradition. He was finally extradited, tried and convicted of Holocaust denial in Germany. Read more & more

Fredrick Töben

Mannheim, Germany

7 months in prison
April 8, 1999 - Nov. 11, 1999

He is a former schoolteacher who runs an Australian based website that denies the Holocaust. He was convicted of violating a German law regarding such claims and sentenced to prison. He was also prosecuted in Australia. Read more

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