Paris, 25 August 2021
The Wiesenthal Centre’s call on the Spanish Minister of Universities, Manuel Castells Oliván, for rapid action, together with the Madrid-based ACOM (Action and Communication in the Middle East), resulted in this victory against Holocaust banalization.
Throughout the day, on social media, there were two denials, but finally the course was announced as definitively cancelled.
Shimon Samuels declared: “We will remain vigilant against copycat attempts to bring this form of antisemitism to campuses across Europe.”
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“My cause was justice, not vengeance. My work is for a better tomorrow and a more secure future for our children and grandchildren.” (Simon Wiesenthal, 1908-2005)