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Genocide Denial and the Law

🕔20.Feb 2015


A CritCom special feature on the recent Greek anti-racism bill, the denial of genocide and the law in Europe.

Genocide Denial and the Law (Editors’ Note)

CritCom introduces its new feature on the Greek anti-racism bill and its implications for European legislation on the denial of genocide.
Evolving French Memory Laws in Light of Greece’s 2014 Anti-Racism Law
Vivian Grosswald Curran traces the historical development of French memory laws.
The New Regulation against Hate Speech in Greece: Strengths and Weaknesses
Ioanna Tourkochoriti criticizes the criminalization of contesting historical truths.
The Greek Anti-Racism Bill and Turkey
Spyros A. Sofos and Umut Ozkirimli on Turkey’s moderate reaction to the Greek law.
One Century Later: Freedom of Speech and the Denial of the Armenian Genocide
Thomas Hochmann distinguishes between “bare” and “qualified” Denial of the Armenian Genocide.
An Anti-Racist Legislative Amendment Amid a Bid for Nationalism
Yannis Sygkelos questions the legal standing of the Greek anti-racism bill.