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The whistleblower of the Holocaust

SECOND WORLD WAR / Two people met on the train between Warsaw and Berlin….

[A BETTER TRANSLATION WILL APPEAR SOON!]. In August 1981, I traveled to Paris to report from a trial. High school teacher Robert Faurisson was charged with denying the Holocaust in writing. The prosecutor's main witness was a Swedish diplomat, Göran von Otter. His testimony determined the case. Faurisson was convicted of falsifying history.

There I realized that a random meeting between two people during a train journey between Warsaw and Berlin in August 1942 could have affected the course of the Holocaust. Facts about the methods of the massacre reached it. . .

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Arne Ruth
Ruth is a former editor-in-chief of Dagens Nyheter.

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