Monday, November 22, 2010

Iran Sponsors Nazi Internet Site

(Reuters) - An Iranian Internet site for devotees of Nazi Germany has been allowed to reopen after being blocked briefly by government censors, a news website reported, raising questions about the official attitude to anti-Semitism.

The site,, says it is the home of the "Historical Research Society for World War Two and the Third Reich." According to conservative news website TABNAK it was blocked temporarily but then reopened, saying the suspension had been due to complaints by Iranian Jews.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has many times denied the Nazis' extermination of millions of Jews during World War II. Ahmadinejad angered Israel and its allies by calling the Holocaust a "myth" and a "lie" and has predicted the end of Israel as a state.
Israel, which Iran refuses to recognize, has warned Iran over its nuclear program which Tehran says is purely peaceful but which many countries fear could be a cover for developing nuclear weapons.
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