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December 11, 2006

Holocaust Conference Begins In Iran; Muhammed Cartoons Cited As Parallel

A two-day conference in Iran investigating the extent and degree of the Holocaust begins today, according to the BBC, with such noted worldwide famous historians as Klansman/politician David Duke expected to present. The conference in many ways believe to be a planned act of political provocation tied into what Iran feels is Western hypocrisy concerning free speech that came out during the Danish Cartoons controversy surrounding publication of caricatures of Muhammed in a Denmark newspaper. The conference has been condemned by several countries and related entities, as well as Iran's most prominent Jewish politician.
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