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Why Iran’s Khamenei resorts to Holocaust denial

On the International Day of Holocaust, Iran’s supreme leader released a video questioning the Holocaust.

What is the domestic reason behind such a move?

My latest article explains:

http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/why-irans-khamenei-resorts-holocaust-denial-2079267545


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Posted on : Jan 29 2016
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Ahmadinejad’s Holocaust Remarks Backfire At Home

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s holocaust denial may have grabbed the headlines abroad.
However in Iran, they have backfired.
Some Iranian presidential candidates, instead of denying the holocaust, are now actually confirming it.
More amazing is the fact that some of his right wing allies are so furious about the publicity which he has given to this tragedy, that they have accused him of being a closet Jew.

The article below by Meir Javedanfar, published in the Guardian explains more:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/apr/22/ahmadinejad-holocaust-racism


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Posted on : Apr 30 2009
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