Egyptian Journalist Minimizes Holocaust Numbers, Argues Hitler’s Murder of Jews Was Justified

An Egyptian journalist wrote an op-ed claiming that Hitler only murdered between 100,000-600,000 Jews – and not six million – and that he was justified in doing so because Jews had seized control of Germany, spreading pornography and homosexuality as well as engineering the country’s economic collapse.

Salah Montasser’s article, published earlier in the year in the Egyptian daily Al-Masri Al-Yawm and translated this week by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), was titled “The Question that Everyone Ignores: Why Did Hitler Murder the Jews?”

Citing arguments made by “a knowledgeable German friend” of his, Montasser argues that it’s highly improbable that Hitler murdered six million Jews since Germany’s Jewish population before the war was less than a quarter of that number. “Jewish propaganda” helped fuel the six million myth, Montasser contends.

Instead, writes Montasser, the Nazis actually killed only 100,000-600,000 Jews, a “very small” number when compared with the amount of Palestinians killed by Jews. The number of Palestinians killed is estimated to be 46,000, less than half of Montasser’s figure of at least 100,000 Jewish deaths.

The “tiny minority” of Jews, writes Montasser, “managed to dominate 50% of the media, and constituted 70% of the judges.”

“They forced their presence upon the media, and in film, theater and literature. They were granted excessive dominance and promotion. While gaining this dominance…

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