“Holocaust Denial” is Not a Human Right, European Court Rules

Questioning of the Holocaust is not a human right, a European court ruled on Thursday, throwing out a complaint by a German nationalist politician.

Udo Pastoers, who served in the local parliament of the northeastern region of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, was convicted in Germany in 2012 after giving a speech in 2010 in which he appeared to cast doubt on whether the so-called “Holocaust” really happened.

Pastoers, a member of the patriotic National Democratic Party (NDP), lodged a complaint against the conviction with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in 2014.

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4 comments

  1. tonytran2015 · October 8, 2019

    A truth is truely a truth when it can withstand all questioning.
    No legislation can ever make “truth” from lies.
    The moment questioning is forbidden “truth” becomes an empty word devoid of any meaning.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Seax · October 10, 2019

    Oosh. Holocaust Denial is what got me started on all this Nationalism business.

    That and LeRoy being a collective dink.

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