A spokesman for Islam-Archiv-Deutschland Central Institute, the oldest Muslim body in Germany, dedicated to preserving the community’s archives since the eighteenth century and fostering relations between Muslims and other religions, has an interesting challenge for Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad. Basically, they are daring him to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp. “In this place of horror he can again deny the Holocaust, if he has the courage,” a spokesman for the Muslim organization told the German Catholic press agency KNA.
By denying the Holocaust, Ahmadinejad not only denigrated the Jewish victims of the genocide but also the 200,000 Roms and Arabs murdered in the “gypsy camp” of Auschwitz-Birkenau and other camps, the institute spokesman said. The fact that the president of an Islamic state repeated Nazi anti-Semitism was harmful to the image of Islam and “a disgrace for all the world’s Muslims”, he added.
The institute, founded in 1927, is the oldest Muslim body in Germany.
I would also invite President Ahmadinejad to deny the existence of the Holocaust in my presence. Such a move would indeed be brave, some might say foolhardy, especially since I may in all likelihood respond rather, uh… forcefully. With my boot. To his posterior region. Is it just me or is all this Muslim Holocaust denial cartoon shit just getting a little too… stupid to the point of being surreal?
Thanks to Jewlicious reader Adam S. for the tip.