Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Friday, March 28, 2003

French encyclopedia maker's idea of fair and balanced. Equal ink for Holocaust revisionists.

Publisher Robert Laffont has 15 days to prove it followed through with an earlier court order, or it faces fines.

In a section on World War II extermination camps, the Quid reference book said the official number of deaths at Auschwitz-Birkenau was 1.2 million. However, it adds that "other figures have circulated," and cites one by a revisionist historian, Robert Faurisson, who claims that 150,000 people died at the camp, of whom 100,000 were Jews.

Quid has been brought to court several times for the affair.

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