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Russia moves to criminalize Holocaust denial

26.03.2013 10:21

The Russian lower house has received a new bill suggesting up to five years in prison for publicly denying the Holocaust or portraying Nazis as heroes.

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JohnBrown 31.05.2014 15:51

Russia, having lost 20 million fighting the NAZI invasion, has a more developed understanding of the need to make Holocaust denial and fascist organizing a crime. Civil libertarians, including Noam Chomsky, defend the right to free speech for fascists, and deniers, yet experience shows they are a tool of capitalism in crisis and are used to crush the working class and prevent revolution. When they come to power they crush the workers organizations and murder with intention and therefore must be crushed everywhere they rise up and take to the streets for they are the shock troops of capitalist counter-revolution.


Ken O'Neill 10.05.2014 15:25

World Jewish Population pre and post ww2;

World Almanac, 1938, pg. 510 -- world Jewish population = 15,748,091, with 240,000 in Germany

Ame rican Jewish Committee Bureau of the Synagogue Council, 1939 -- 15,600,000

World Almanac, 1940, pg. 129: World Jewish Population -- 15,319,359

World Almanac USA, 1947, pg. 748: World Jewish Population -- 15,690,000

World Almanac, 1949, pg. 289: World Jewish Population -- 15,713,638

Statistical Handbook of Council of Churches USA 1951 -- 15,300,000


Jason Fowler 24.04.2014 10:28

If the Holocaust story were true why then must they pass laws to keep it from scrutiny? A truth should be able to stand on it's own right? The fact is it's a bullshit story to give Zionist Jews an excuse to act like terrorists to the rest of the world & most sadly their Palestinian neighbors. Zionists are the enemy of all mankind.


Gromit Dog 21.04.2014 21:06

“To determine the true rulers of any society, all you must do is ask yourself this question: Who is it that I am not permitted to criticize?” -Voltaire


Starhowl 13.04.2014 13:52

No right of free speech - awesome!

Be cause free speech takes my human rights!


黄凯 11.12.2013 04:49

Germany government never dare to deny the holocaust, but Japanese government and their Premire denied many times and want to completely wipe it out from textbook. That's why we think it's dangerous ---- you can start to prepare war or another holocaust without be noticed. Because no more textbook recorded that, and all old soldiers past away.


virgis 18.11.2013 21:57

well,all what can do governments-just to ban.ban,ban,ban...ev ery day somthing to need for developed brain-just ban something every day.but to get something alowed and more freedom,the people have to fight,it means revolutions like in France or anywhere else.some sick of it


Pete Anderson 23.10.2013 16:37

What a stupid law !! Russia is going down the same route as the west. Why can people not debate questions without the fear of committing a crime.
The truth doesn't need protecting so it makes you wonder. no ?


fredka27 03.10.2013 10:03

Stealth Rider 24.08.2013.14.01 posts As Voltaire said" To find out who rules over you just find out who you are forbidden to criticize...
Wel l I know who rules us Americans because you can't criticize Israel here or else lose your job or maybe your life depending on where you stand in this society.


fredka27 03.10.2013 09:52

Who's behind this, the Jewish billionaire's that plundered the Russian people in the 90's and are investing their billions abroad.


fredka27 03.10.2013 09:49

How about Israel denying they have nuclear bombs!!!!!!


schmenz 27.09.2013 14:58

I sincerely hope that Russia does not join all the other hypocritical nations and pass a law that criminalizes our thoughts. With all the progress Russia has been making lately this would be an utterly tragic reversal back to the horrifying days of Communism.

Please God that Russia does not do this terrible thing.


Anna 27.09.2013 02:09

Also… 5 years in prison for publicly denying 1932-1933 UKRAINIAN HOLOCAUST (7.5 million deaths), PLOTTED by BOLSHEVIK JEWS; and … 5 years in prison for publicly denying 1915-1923 ARMENIAN HOLOCAUST ( a million and half Armenians perished), PLOTTED by a Young Turk committee composed entirely of displaced BALKAN JEWS.


Ben Stoneking 26.09.2013 17:08

Free speech dying in Russia too? We will see


Freesaxon 26.09.2013 08:51

A bad move, stifling debate.


Garrett 27.08.2013 16:07

While they're at it, why not make it unlawful to deny Santa Clause, the tooth fairy and others. People are being imprisoned for questioning or denying other's opinion of history. Does this not suggest something... to anyone... anywhere?


Stealth Rider 24.08.2013 14:01

As Voltaire said "To find out who rules over you, just find out who you are forbidden to criticize".

Anonymous user 29.07.2013 17:34

Youtube David Cole Auschwitz

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