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A lady from Malaysia encounters German Holocaust Believers with "cramp" minds
This comes from a lady named Zarida from Malaysia, as a spin-off from the Iranian Conference attended by her sister, Zariani. It is an interesting testimony as to how a simple Revisionist query can turn perfectly sane people to Jell'o:
I was very upset 2 weeks ago on Friday 15 June when Zariani and I attended the International Conference on `Islam and the West' with well known English author Karen Armstrong as the main speaker.
One of the other foreign speakers was the German lady, Dr. Beamte Winkler, who is currently Interim Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) based in Vienna. She was very gentle and polite in her speech.
So I approached her personally at the end of the afternoon session during the coffee break and asked her in her capacity with FRA can she do something about the case of the Holocaust deniers like Ernst Zundel - why is there no freedom of speech and why an elderly 67 year old had to face imprisonment. And I questioned her further why do the Jews get privileged treatment?
Instantly she became harsh and refused to talk further. She cut short and said there is no question on the Holocaust. You go to Auschwitz and see for yourself and she walked off. It left me horrified to discover the way she reacted on this issue as compared to her polite appearance on the stage.
This incident was made worse the next day during Karen Armstrong's talk which was open to the public, and after her speech and Q&A session I got a second shock when a German journalist from Berlin who was pleasant at first started creating a scene and shouted at me when I asked him about the holocaust and when I said he did not have an open mind but rather cramp in his views he pointed with his finger at me like a mad man calling me 'You are a fascist'
I was stunned but I answered in a civil manner. No. I am a muslim.
Then an elderly 80 year old Indian lady looking at both of us tried to calm him, she said forgive and forget. I left him alone and let him being attended by the elderly lady. Zariani said he complained to the lady like a child saying I accused him of having a cramp mind. Indeed he certainly has!
While we still lingered around talking to other friends and other people at the talk, Zariani approached Dr Winkler and gave her opinion. I tried to take her picture with Zariani from a distance and when she saw me she waved and walk off quickly.
With such bad incidents it put me off wanting to know any German or European. It is very upsetting.
I will send the pics of the rude german journalist and Dr Winkler when the pictures are scanned.
Just found on Youtube a video clip of Dr. Winkler:
until 9:36 minutes: in English: Prof. Robert Faurisson on the holocaust and the revisionism
9:37 until 19:04 minutes: in German: Dr. Herbert Schaller (Austria) speaks on European legislation against the free practice of defence counselling in holocaust trials (incl. short introduction by Bernhard Schaub, Switzerland)
19:05 until 22:17 minutes: in English: Lady Mich�le Renouf (England) speaks on Judaism
22:17 until end: Mohammad Edris (Indonesia), Zaryani Abdurrahman (Malysia), Dr. Christian Lindtner (Denmark), Gazi Hussein (Syria), Dr. Serge Thion (France), Dr. Fredrik T�ben (Australia) & a participant from Nigeria.