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Latest International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust Stories

2009-06-22 10:55:00

A faculty member of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa presented the results of a new research at an international Holocaust conference held at the University of Haifa.The findings presented:Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and non-pathological expression in the everyday lives of their families "“ and this taken-for-granted presence of the past suffices for their childrenAspects of knowing about a parent's or grandparent's...

2006-09-03 07:59:29

By Edmund Blair TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan told Iranians the Holocaust was "an undeniable historical fact" on Sunday after meeting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who caused outrage in the West when he said it was a "myth." Annan also condemned an exhibition of Holocaust cartoons in Tehran that was staged by an Iranian newspaper in retaliation for the September publication of caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad in Danish and other European newspapers....

2006-09-01 19:46:14

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been asked by a leading American Jewish group to speak out against Iran's Holocaust cartoon exhibition when he travels to Tehran next week. In a letter circulated on Friday, the American Jewish Committee said Annan should use the opportunity to speak out "publicly and privately" about the exhibit. The AJC lobbies against anti-Semitism and for pluralism. The exhibit's organizers say that the more than...

2006-08-17 11:18:22

By Corinne Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli government, Jewish groups and the mayor of Paris on Thursday condemned an Iranian exhibition of cartoons on the Nazi Holocaust, accusing Tehran of spreading hatred and trivializing the murder of six million Jews. Organizers of Iran's International Holocaust Cartoon's Contest said the museum exhibit, which has drawn more than 200 entries, aims to challenge Western taboos about the discussing the Holocaust. Israeli government...

2006-07-21 13:17:06

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday forcefully rejected a letter from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad seeking cooperation with Germany, saying it did not even deserve an answer. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki delivered the letter to the German embassy in Tehran earlier this week. A German government official who saw the letter told Reuters it criticised Israel and said Germany and Iran should cooperate in dealing with...

2006-07-21 06:43:56

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany rejects parts of a letter from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Chancellor Angela Merkel which called into question Israel's right to exist, a government spokesman said on Friday. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki delivered the letter to the German embassy in Tehran earlier this week. A German government official who saw the letter told Reuters it criticized Israel and said Germany and Iran should cooperate in dealing...

2006-07-21 05:50:45

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany rejects parts of a letter sent this week from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that call into question Israel's right to exist, a government spokesman said on Friday. Speaking to reporters, German government spokesman Ulrich Wilhelm was confirming a Reuters report that said the letter to Merkel did not mention Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West. "The letter doesn't include any mention of Iran's nuclear program,"...

2006-06-04 13:56:48

BERLIN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can count on a tongue-lashing from the head of the German football association (DFB) and other leaders if he comes to Germany to support Iran in the World Cup. DFB co-president Theo Zwanziger said on Sunday he was against banning Ahmadinejad from the tournament starting on Friday over his controversial remarks questioning whether the Holocaust happened, because that would only "make him a martyr." "If he does come and enters...

2006-02-21 07:13:48

PARIS (Reuters) - Jewish community leaders from across Europe want Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad banned from setting foot on the continent because of his statements denying the Holocaust and saying Israel should be destroyed. The European Jewish Congress, meeting at the weekend in Vienna, agreed to make a formal request soon to the European Parliament asking European Union member states to declare him "persona non grata," the group said in a statement on Tuesday. "Sixty years...

2006-02-17 13:11:44

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's Foreign Minister Stefan Meller on Friday ruled out allowing any Iranian researchers to examine the scale of the Holocaust committed by the German Nazis on Polish soil during World War Two. Meller's remarks came after repeated denials of the Jewish Holocaust by Iranian officials and their suggestions that more research is needed to establish the truth about what happened to European Jews. "Under no circumstances we should allow something like that to take...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.