Marine says Le Pen should no longer speak for party

France’s National Front chief Marine Le Pen said Sunday her father should “no longer be able to speak in the name of” the party, as a bitter public feud between the two continues.

Jean-Marie Le Pen infuriated some last month … Read the rest

French author wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to the French author Patrick Modiano, the award committee announced Thursday.

The author of “Missing Person” received the prize “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human … Read the rest

Dutch man who saved a Jew during Holocaust gives medal back

A Dutch man who risked his life to save a Jew during the Holocaust gave back a medal he received for his actions in order to protest Israel’s actions in Gaza.

Henk Zanoli, 91, returned his medal to the Israeli … Read the rest

A Dutch man who risked his life to save a Jew during the Holocaust gave back a medal he received for his actions in order to protest Israel’s actions in Gaza.

Henk Zanoli, 91, returned his medal to the Israeli … Read the rest

Queen Georgina and the Holocaust card

Georgina Guedes enjoying the Colonial Life
Georgina Guedes enjoying the Colonial Life

by Albert Brenner

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I must admit that I did not expect Georgina Guedes to do it. But then, maybe I underestimated the impact my column had on her. For … Read the rest

Mayor of Paris, minister call for ban on French comedian Dieudonne

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Poster of Dieudonne’s Le Mur at the entrance of the theatre

The mayor of Paris is also calling for comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, known for his anti-Jewish humour, to be banned from performing in public.

France’s interior minister, Manuel Valls, … Read the rest

Holocaust denial: German court to punish British bishop

Bishop Richard Williamson

A German court is making a fresh attempt to punish a British ultraconservative Catholic bishop for denying the Holocaust in a television interview.

The regional court in the southern city of Regensburg has issued an order of … Read the rest

Apartheid revisionism needed

About two weeks ago, Hermann Giliomee, the well-known liberal Afrikaner historian, wrote a scandalous piece in the Afrikaans Sunday newspaper, Rapport. The title was, “Apartheid: was it only evil?” (Afrikaans link)

I have since responded with two articles … Read the rest

Sunday Times editor attacks Pieter Mulder over land remark

Mondli Makhanya
Mondli Makhanya

The managing editor of the Sunday Times, Mondli Makhanya, has attacked Freedom Front leader Pieter Mulder over his remarks on South African land ownership. Makhanya entitled his weekly column,  Apartheid denialism drives a knife into belly of black Read the rest