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Israel's Holocaust memorial called on Amazon to stop selling Holocaust-denial books


An official from Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial, formally asked Amazon on Sunday to stop selling books that deny that the Holocaust happened.

Amazon already does so in countries where Holocaust denial is illegal, but it sells them in major markets like the U.S. and the United Kingdom.  

Robert Rozett, Yad Vashem's director of libraries, said he has discussed this with Amazon before, but Amazon cited freedom of information laws and denied the request, The Times of Israel reports.

If you feel this book constitutes hate speech and malicious lies, then please check out the other hundred thousand books we carry ...
Amazon rep, according to an Independent reader

Holocaust-denying books have been removed from Italy, France and Germany, The Independent reported. But U.S. shoppers can buy books like "Did Six Million Really Die? The Truth At Last" on Amazon. 

Amazon is a repugnant accomplice to Holocaust denial...This makes Amazon a worldwide embarrassment to human decency.
Steven Goldstein

Steven Goldstein, director of the Anne Frank Center, called for a boycott of Amazon until it stops selling Holocaust-denying books.

Should Amazon be allowed to sell Holocaust-denial books?

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