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Deny the Holocaust and go to prison
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:23:28 GMT
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Those who think that Europe is a "beacon of freedom" and "heaven of liberty" should give themselves an opportunity to reconsider what they had simplistically believed for so long.

Tens of people, including high-ranking academicians and authors from various nationalities who simply dared question the veracity of Holocaust accounts as described by the Jewish and Zionist historians, are spending their life in the underground jails and prisons of the European countries which we are conventionally told to know as beacons of freedom and heavens of democracy.

There are many people around the world who have come to the conclusion that "political prisoner" is an unknown and strange phenomenon in the Western world. They have credulously believed that West gives them the unconditional freedom of speech and action they want and allows them to express whatever they think.

The Western world, through its powerful state-owned mouthpieces, has made intense efforts to institutionalize this notion that absolute freedom and unconditional democracy "must" be sought in the West because it's impossible to realize and implement freedom and democracy in the rest of the world.

But has anybody ever challenged this straw man argument? There's hard evidence which demonstrates that the West, including the United States and its European allies, give the least importance to freedom and democracy. They advertise and propagandize that freedom and democracy are the intrinsic values which they first exported to the rest of the world, while the reality behind the scenes is that they only export their distorted and falsified democracy when they want to destabilize the position of the so-called villains, such as the independent nations which don't want to remain under the domination and pressure of them.

One of the red lines of the European nations which few people dare cross is Holocaust, which is described to be a historical event which claimed the lives of six million Jews. Regardless of the reliability and truthfulness of the claim that the Nazi regime of Germany massacred six million Jews during the World War II, what should be noted by astute and wise people is that even conducting a scientific research on the authenticity of Holocaust is forbidden in the European countries and those who boldly cross this red line will be punished severely.

Aside from the unlawfulness of conducting research on Holocaust, Western media outlets, including the independent media which want to go in a direction which is different from the conventional and traditional trajectory of the mainstream media, put a self-imposed prohibition on themselves with regards to Holocaust and refrain from publishing sensitive materials which may cause problems for them when renewing their publication license as a result of questioning the Holocaust.

You can try! It's free. Write a piece about Holocaust and put a simple sentence in it, "Perhaps the number of the Jews who were killed by the Nazi regime during the Second World War is exaggerated," and you will receive a response by the frustrated, flabbergasted editor shortly, "We are unable to publish this article due to some technical issues."

Holocaust is the forbidden zone of the Europe. Several people have so far sacrificed their liberty in order to reveal the concealed and obscured realities of what is claimed to be the massacre of Jews by the Nazi regime.

One of these people is Dr. Fredrick Toben, a graduate of Oxford's Exeter College and a German-born Australian philosopher, sociologist and author. For his critical views regarding Holocaust and the researches which he conducted, Fredrick Toben has been so far imprisoned five times in five different countries.

Toben founded Adelaide Institute in 1994. This institute was aimed at investigating issues which the mainstream media and research organizations are afraid of questioning. Toben was tried for "offending the memory of the dead" in Germany in 1999 and sentenced to seven months in prison.

In April 2009, Toben was found guilty of contempt of court for breaching a court order to refrain from publishing materials which "questions the 6 million deaths, existence of homicidal gas chambers at Auschwitz and vilifies Jewish people."

Toben who had spent 11 months in an Austrian prison for the same crime -- denying the Holocaust -- was arrested by the London Heathrow Airport's Metropolitan Police extradition unit using an EU arrest warrant issued by the German authorities.

In a disclaimer posted on his website, Dr. Toben wrote following his release by the German priso, "If you wish to begin to doubt the Holocaust-Shoah narrative, you must be prepared for personal sacrifice, must be prepared for marriage and family break-up, loss of career, and go to prison."

Dr. Toben shared the destiny of several Holocaust deniers who were brutally sent to prisons and tortured for simply questioning the genuineness of a "historical event" which the Zionists claim to have taken place without any doubt.

Germar Rudolf, Ernst Zundel and Sylvia Stolz in Germany; Siegfried Verbeke in Belgium; and Wolfgang Frohlich and Gerd Honsik in Austria were among the people who were sent to European prisons for denying or questioning the Holocaust.

Anyway, the liberal West, which always blames the independent nations for the "violation of human rights" and "suppression" of political activists, has a black record when it comes to the freedom of expression and democracy. They only want to use democracy as a leverage to harass the countries with which they are at odds; otherwise, the real essence of their democracy people such as Fredrick Toben have experienced.

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