Outlawing genocide denial : the dilemmas of official historical truth /

"Holocaust denial can be viewed as another form of hatred against Jews and restricting it can be understood as a way of preventing hate speech. Germany has made it a crime punishable by law. Other European countries have adopted similar laws. While the rationales for criminalizing speech seems...

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Main Author: Lewy, Guenter, 1923- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2014]
Series:UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. History Supplement.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Holocaust denial law in the German Federal Republic
  • Holocaust denial under the Austrian Verbotsgesetz
  • Genocide denial law in Switzerland
  • The French Lois Mémorielles
  • The Zűndel case in Canada
  • International bodies and genocide denial
  • Criminalizing the denial or affirmation of the Armenian genocide
  • American exceptionalism : the Mermelstein case
  • State-mandated genocide education.