Everything You Need to Know About Holocaust Denial, Distortion, and Trivialization
Holocaust denial negates the scope and mechanism of the Holocaust, such as denying 6 million Jewish victims or the use of gas chambers.
Holocaust distortion and trivialization distorts the facts of the Nazi genocide of the Jewish people or belittles it by making inappropriate comparisons.
In reaction to efforts aimed at curtailing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, civic and political leaders have made inappropriate comparisons between public health policies and the Holocaust. It’s important now more than ever to denounce such statements and recognize why such comparisons are highly problematic.
Below you can find important resources to help answer your questions regarding Holocaust denial, distortion, and trivialization.