Skip to comments.International conference on Holocaust in Sarajevo
Posted on 10/12/2006 2:28:37 PM PDT by Republicain
SARAJEVO (AFP/EJP)--- Sarajevo is to host this month an international conference on Holocaust studies in southeastern Europe, organizers said Thursday.
The aim of the conference is to "define areas in need for further investigation" as the "research and teaching on the Holocaust in the post-communist countries of southeastern Europe has fallen well behind this international development," the German Goethe Institute, co-organizing the event, said in a statement.
Several dozen participants from the region -- from Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia -- will participate in a three-day conference that is to begin on October 27, it added.
Participants from the United States, Great Britain, Germany and Israel are also to take part, it added.
The conference is also to explore possible links between responsible confrontation with the murder of Europe's Jews by the Nazis and the current issues of reconciliation in the countries of former Yugoslavia, that fell apart in the early 1990s in bloody conflicts.
During World War II hundreds of thousands of Jews, but also Serbs, Roma and anti-fascist Croatians were killed in concentration camps set up by Croatia's pro-Nazi Ustasha regime.
The most notorious was Jasenovac camp complex, known as Croatia's Auschwitz, with the number of its victims still disputed varying from tens of thousands to 700,000.
Today around 400 Jews live in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The Croats were the most enthusiastic acolyte's of Adolphs race relations program, both in thought and deed - why folks think they can simply say things and assume they'll be accepted as fact is beyond me.
Can you explain yourself?
The Nazis used any religion to further their power. For example, the Nazis raised three Muslim Waffen SS Divisions during the war. These were the only true "religious" SS Division the Nazis ever created (and it is safe to say that the Germany was not a Muslim nation). Himmler was fascinated by the thought of Muslims to be fearless soldiers willing to kill for their religion. One of these Muslim Waffen SS divisions (The Hanjer Division) was responsible for the murder of over 90 percent of the Yugoslavian Jewish population.
Please provide a cite for that little nugget.
Have fun looking.
Have fun looking.
Yeah - that was tough - I put in "The Hanjer Division" into Google:
Just when you thought there couldn't be anyone on Free Republic who actually supports the jihadists, in comes Hoppy, the pancake-flipping, toothless Dhimmi!
Then it's incumbent upon me to show that Tom Knowlton doesn't know WTF he's talking about, I guess.
The 13th SS didn't come into existence until 1943, and then was training in France until becoming operational and deploying back to Bosnia in February of 1944. source
Given that the Germans started rounding up and either murdering or deporting Yugoslavia's Jews (~80k) immediately upon occupying the country in 1941, and had liquidated or deported Serbia's 16k Jewish population by 1942 (20% of Yugoslavia's total), the notion that a unit which didn't commence operations until February of 1944 could have been responsible for the deaths of 90% of Yugoslavia's Jewry between the various antipartisan operations that it took part in during its year or so of operations in Yugoslavia is mathematically impossible, to say nothing of being patently absurd.
Do you still choose to stand behind Knowlton's claim?
You can tell the really dedicated Dhimmis 'cause they're also Holocaust deniers.