In a telephone statement for the Belgrade-based newspaper Politika, the director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Israel office several times repeated that these events were “not the same,” and that it is “horrible to make such comparisons.”
“I wish the Nazis moved aside Jewish women and children before their bloody rampage, instead of murdering them, but that, as we know, did not happen. Rwanda and the Holocaust are also not the same, although the crimes committed in Rwanda are much more similar to the Holocaust than what happened in Srebrenica. However, it’s still not the same. Above all, neither Rwanda nor Srebrenica were about industrial mass murder that was committed in the Holocaust,” Zuroff has been quoted as saying by the daily.
He did not wish to comment on a draft British resolution on Srebrenica, that should be tabled at the UN Security Council in July.
Efraim Zuroff, one of…
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