Lady Michele Renouf and Norman Finkelstein discuss the 2006 Tehran Holocaust Conference
They Lie, You Sleep.
Published on Aug 23, 2020
Appearing on Sahar TV's Forum program in January 2007, Lady Michele Renouf and Norman Finkelstein discuss The International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust, also known as the Tehran Conference. Renouf discusses Finkelstein and this debate in a speech to The London Forum on July 20, 2016, which can viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjE5BPtm4iI
The International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust was a two-day conference that opened on December 11, 2006, in Tehran, Iran. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said the conference sought "neither to deny nor prove the Holocaust... [but] to provide an appropriate scientific atmosphere for scholars to offer their opinions in freedom about a historical issue." Notable attendees included David Duke, Moshe Aryeh Friedman, Robert Faurisson, Gerald Fredrick Töben, Richard Krege, Michèle Renouf, Ahmed Rami and Yisroel Dovid Weiss of Neturei Karta.
The conference was widely described as a "Holocaust denial conference" or a "meeting of Holocaust deniers" by the Western media.
The conference provoked criticism. The Vatican condemned it, the US administration of President George W. Bush called it an "affront to the entire civilized world," and British Prime Minister Tony Blair described it as "shocking beyond belief." Holocaust historians attending a separate conference in Berlin organized in protest against the Iranian one called it "an attempt to cloak anti-Semitism in scholarly language." --Wikipedia
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