The Holocaust was the deliberate attempt by Nazi Germany and their accomplices to exterminate European Jewry through mass shootings and industrialised gassing. It resulted in the murder of six million Jews – roughly two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population at that time. Holocaust denial, as the name suggests, claims that this never took place. Furthermore, Holocaust deniers claim that Jews have deliberately fooled the world into thinking that the Holocaust occurred, as a trick to force the world to support Israel and to extract financial reparations from Germany. As such, Holocaust denial is just another antisemitic conspiracy theory.
Holocaust denial and distortion
Facebook & Instagram's banning of Holocaust denial and distortion
In October 2020, social media giants Facebook and Instagram updated their policy to include a ban on Holocaust denial and distortion on their platforms. Read about how CST was involved in this change of policy.