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The Wall Street Journal Misreads Section 230 and the First Amendment – Lawfare

| February 3, 2021

When private tech companies moderate speech online, is the government ultimately responsible for their choices? This appears to be the latest argument advanced by those criticizing Section 230 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996sometimes known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

‘Misha and the Wolves’ is a stranger-than-fiction documentary about a woman’s Holocaust story – USA TODAY

| February 1, 2021

Back to the basics of celebrating independent cinema, actors say a virtual Sundance is better: "People around the world now have access." (Jan.

Facebook still has Holocaust denial content three months after Mark Zuckerberg pledged to remove it – USA TODAY

| February 1, 2021

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide. (Oct. 12) AP Domestic Holocaust denial content remains on Facebook three months after pledging to ban all content that denies or distorts the Holocaust

UN experts urge renewed commitment to combat antisemitism, including Holocaust distortion and denial – YubaNet

| February 1, 2021

GENEVA (27 January 2021) UN experts* said today States must take resolute action against rising antisemitism and ensure deniers of the Holocaust and all levels of society are effectively educated about the Holocaust and other manifestations of antisemitism. Reminding governments of their international human rights obligations, the UN experts issued the following statement marking the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp on 27 January, 1945. In 2019, reports by the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism documented a dramatic and persistent increase in antisemitic rhetoric and incidents in many countries in recent years, both offline and online

The Holocaust, history and today’s politics – The CT Mirror

| February 1, 2021

On January 6 the world watched as domestic terrorists stormed the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, DC. The pictures seared into our memories of this day are replete with symbols of hatred, racism, and extremism: The Confederate battle flag, the white power hand gesture, and the gallows erected near the Capitol reflecting pool

On this remembrance day, lessons of the Holocaust take on new urgency – Bangor Daily News

| February 1, 2021

The BDN Editorial Board operates independently from the newsroom, and does not set policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or onbangordailynews.com. There were many shocking things about the Jan. 6 invasion of the U.S

ADL social media Holocaust denial report card: C’s and D’s all around – The Jewish News of Northern California

| February 1, 2021

A report issued this week by the Anti-Defamation League has found that a majority of mainstream digital platforms are responding inadequately to content that promotes Holocaust denial, despite specific pledges by some of these companies to fight it. Online Holocaust Denial Report Card looked at the various ways popular social media websites, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, handle Holocaust denial. Released Wednesday on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the report considered whether the company has an explicit policy barring Holocaust denial, how quickly it responded to a post containing such content, and whether any action was taken

Antisemitism and Holocaust denial on the rise in Australia, Josh Frydenberg warns – The Guardian

| February 1, 2021

Josh Frydenberg has warned antisemitism is on the rise in Australia and the treasurer says there is an obligation on all good people to take on hate wherever we see it. The treasurer told Melbourne radio station 3AW on Holocaust Memorial Day that given the age of survivors, memories were fading about the darkest chapter in human history. Frydenberg said antisemitism was on the rise locally, and Holocaust denial was in evidence globally.

PaleyIMPACT: The Medias Role in Combating Holocaust Denial, Misinformation, and Antisemitism – Yahoo Entertainment

| February 1, 2021

Leaders from journalism, public policy, media, and culture gather on January 27, 2021, for PaleyIMPACT: The Medias Role in Combating Holocaust Denial, Misinformation, and Antisemitism, moderated by Paula Zahn, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, to discuss the media's vital role in fighting the rise of antisemitism and Holocaust denial. Maureen Reidy, Paley Center President and CEO, offers opening comments. Panel topics include: Eva Schloss's recollections of how friends and neighbors in her native Austria turned on her family in 1938, resulting in her being transported to Auschwitz; Schloss's thoughts on the emotional toll taken on her stepfather, Otto Frank (father of Anne Frank), when confronting Holocaust deniers after World War II's end; how social media allows hate groups to flourish; Facebook's recent ban on those who distort the history of the Holocaust; the necessity of continually magnifying Holocaust survivors' stories; the media's lack of coverage over a Camp Auschwitz shirt worn by one of the rioters that stormed the U.S

Abraham Accords the turning point for Arabic Holocaust education -opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| February 1, 2021

Since the Abraham Accords were first announced with the United Arab Emirates last year, Israel has been enjoying somewhat of a honeymoon period with multiple Arab states. The ramifications of this are tremendous and span nearly every facet of society from political to business to tourism to person-to-person relations


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