Zündel v Canada

Communication No. 953/2000 UN Human Rights Committee The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal found that the author exposed Jews to hatred and contempt on his website. The tribunal refused to permit the author to raise a defence of the truth. The author booked the Canadian Parliament’s press facilities to hold a press conference. After protests, he […]

Robert Faurisson v France

Communication No. 550/1993 UN Human Rights Committee The author, an academic, contested the use of gas for extermination at Nazi concentration camps. Faurisson was convicted for contesting crimes against humanity. The Human Rights Committee found no violation of Article 19. Link: https://juris.ohchr.org/Search/Details/654 Theme(s): Genocide Denial/Holocaust Date: 8 November 1996 Description of applicant(s): Academic Brief description […]