On Feb. 1, 2019, several days after International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Osama Al-Alfi, a former deputy editor of the Egyptian government daily Al-Ahram and now a columnist for the daily, published a column titled “The Truth about the Holocaust.” Citing several Holocaust-deniers, he claimed the Holocaust was a deception used by the Zionist movement to take over Palestine as the starting point of its plan to take over the world’s resources and politics. He added that the Zionists have managed to “intimidate all the champions of the truth” through persecution and lawsuits.

The following are translated excerpts from his column:[1]

“On Jan. 27, the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the so-called Holocaust victims. The global Zionist movement has cunningly exploited the Holocaust to realize its goals and plans, intended to transform Judaism from a monotheistic religion into a racist ideology—[an ideology] that uses Palestine as the starting point for a plan to take over the world’s resources and global politics.

“This deception was explained by French philosopher and thinker Roger Garaudy in his most famous book, The Founding Myths of Israeli Politics.[2] Garaudy bases his exposé of this lie on his experience as a resistance fighter against the Nazi occupation of his country during the war [World War II], and accuses the governments of the Zionist entity in occupied Palestine of exploiting the so-called Holocaust and inflating it in order to justify its barbaric crimes against the Palestinians. He emphasizes that there are scientific and historical facts that prove that the figure of 6 million [Holocaust victims] is highly exaggerated … ”

Full article at MEMRI.