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Unveiling Arab and Muslim Holocaust denial

The Palestinian education system does nothing to teach children about what happened to the Jewish people during World War II

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On January 27, the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and earlier this month, Israel did the same. The UN General Assembly decision to designate a specific date for the commemoration of the Holocaust declares, in its first practical section, that it “rejects any denial of the Holocaust as a historical event, either in full or part.” It also reaffirms “that the Holocaust, which resulted in the murder of one third of the Jewish people, along with countless members of other minorities, will forever be a warning to all people of the dangers of hatred, bigotry, racism and prejudice.”

Regrettably it seems that some of the world’s population has yet to internalize this simple message.



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