Editor's Note: It is appalling how every issue under the sun can be discussed but this one issue in academic and scholarly circles. This issue seems to evade all empirical scrutiny, while the very existence of Christ is undermined relentlessly by the Zionist-controlled media. It is rather interesting that the Holocaust has replaced the crucifixion of Christ as the greatest crime in history. And by the way, how is it possible that the Judaized Khazars have a corner on suffering? Revisionists do not deny the suffering of Eastern European Jewry during WWII. What they call into question are the alleged gas chambers, the sacred six million number of Jews killed, the alleged Nazi extermination program, and other important aspects of the Holocaust that should endure intellectual scrutiny as all other subjects. Jesus Christ denial is fine, just don't deny the new world order religion of Holocaustolatry.
Italy: Holocaust-denying academic sparks row
Rome, 23 October 2009 (AKI) - The Holocaust-denying views of an Italian
academic at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza,' Antonio Caracciolo,
has sparked calls for him to resign. The 59-year-old philosophy of law
researcher's blogs have described the World War II Nazi Holocaust - or
extermination of six million Jews - as "a legend" and claim the gas
chambers "are one of many 'truths' which need to be verified."
The head of Rome's Jewish community, Riccardo Pacifici, said it will
take legal action against the academic. "We are waiting for the
university to take measures to protect students and will certainly be
taking action against Caracciolo," Pacifici said. "We are confident the
university won't be the only institution to act and that the whole of
civil society will react."
In 2007, Italy's previous center-left government, headed by Romano
Prodi, passed a law making Holocaust-denial a crime.
The rector of 'La Sapienza', Luigi Frati has announced the university
"will consider taking disciplinary action" against Caracciolo, without
giving any further details. "He would do well to visit Dachau, which I
visited when I was 16, or if he can't manage that, the Ardeatine Caves,"
said Frati. He was referring to the former Nazi concentration camp in
southern Germany and to the notorious World War II massacre of 333
Italian civilians in Rome by Nazi troops.
Rome's mayor Gianni Alemanno has stated his opposition to university
lecturers with such views. "I don't think a professor who holds
Holocaust-denying views can teach at 'La Sapienza," he stated.
The president of the Lazio region surrounding Rome, Piero Marazzo, and
of the Province of Rome, Nicola Zingaretti condemned Caracciolo's views.
'La Sapienza' professors and students also expressed shock and dismay at
the content of Caracciolo's blogs. The head of the Political Science
Faculty, where Caracciolo teaches, Gianluigi Rossi, said it was "a very
bad day." Social sciences undergraduate Massimo, from Florence,
described Caracciolo's Holocaust-denying views as "extremely serious."
Caracciolo has denied he is a "historical revisionist" and says he
believes in freedom of thought and expression which are guaranteed under
the Italian constitution.
It is not the first time that an Italian academic has expressed such
views. In November last year, Roberto Valvo, a high-school history
teacher was suspended after he claimed there was "no proof" of the
In May 2007, authorities barred a visit to Italy by the French
Holocaust-denying historian Robert Faurisson, on the invitation of
Claudio Moffa, a lecturer at the Univerity of Teramo in Italy's central
Abruzzo region. The move came after heated protests from Italy's Jewish
community. Caracciolo had defended the planned debate.
Source: The Hoffman Wire;
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