by Deborah E. Lipstadt

Deborah Lipstadt Fights a Holocaust Denier

In April, a London court found historian Deborah Lipstadt “not guilty” of libel for calling the infamous David Irving a Holocaust denier in her book Denying the Holocaust. Because of the peculiarity of English libel law, Lipstadt needed to prove that Irving knowingly denied facts about the Holocaust that he knew to be true. She set out to prove her case, and in the process to prove the truth of the Holocaust as well. She offers here her reflections on the experience.

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