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Beirut Revisionist Conference

News from the IHR

December 26, 2000

International Conference on Revisionism and Zionism Set for Beirut

Prominent scholars, researchers and activists will participate in a landmark international conference on "Revisionism and Zionism" in Beirut, Lebanon, March 31-April 3, 2001. The meeting reflects, and will further strengthen, growing cooperation between revisionists in the West and in Muslim countries.

The event is being organized by the Swiss revisionist organization Vérité et Justice, in cooperation with the Institute for Historical Review. Conference addresses will be given in Arabic, French and English. Measures have been taken to insure complete security for the event.

Vérité et Justice director Jürgen Graf, who was sentenced by a Swiss court in July 1998 to 15 months imprisonment for "Holocaust denial," has fled his homeland to live in political exile rather than serve the politically-motivated sentence. The 49-year-old educator is currently visiting Tehran, Iran, as a guest of scholars.

Guests are welcome to attend the Beirut conference, but they must cover their own travel and hotel expenses. United States citizens traveling to Lebanon require a valid US passport and a visa issued by the Lebanese embassy or a Lebanese consulate.

Updated information about the Beirut conference is posted on the special "Beirut conference" section of the IHR web site as it becomes available.

For further information, contact:

Mark Weber, Institute for Historical Review
E-mail: weber@ihr.org Web site: http://ihr.org
P.O. Box 2739, Newport Beach, CA 92659, USA
Tel. 949 - 631 1490 Fax: 949 - 631 0981


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