Denial of Holocaust nothing new in Iran
Ties to Hitler led to plots against British and Jews

Edwin Black

Sunday, January 8, 2006

Opinion

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has shot to the forefront of Holocaust denial with his rabble-rousing remarks last month. But it’s more like self-denial. The president of Iran need only look to his country’s Hitler-era past to discover that Iran and Iranians were strongly connected to the Holocaust and the Hitler regime, as was the entire Islamic world under the leadership of the mufti of Jerusalem. MORE.