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UNESCO Head Condemns Iran’s Holocaust Cartoon Contest (JTA via Daily Alert)

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May 16, 2016

UNESCO Head Condemns Iran’s Holocaust Cartoon Contest (JTA)
Irina Bokova, the director general of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has condemned a state-sponsored, Holocaust-themed cartoon contest taking place in Iran.
“Such an initiative, which aims at a mockery of the genocide of the Jewish people, a tragic page of humanity’s history, can only foster hatred and incite to violence, racism and anger. This contest goes against the universal values of tolerance and respect, and runs counter to the action led by UNESCO to promote Holocaust education, to fight anti-Semitism and denial.”

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