#PeggyShapiro “We must speak up for the thousands of people who were murdered by the Iranian regime, and against those who would have us dismiss mass murder as “letting bygones be bygones”

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‘Never again’ means rejecting silence in the face of evil
by Peggy Shapiro
October 17, 2021

I am the child of Holocaust survivors, who lost their homes and families because a Nazi regime implemented the “Final Solution” to eradicate the Jewish people. There are no gravestones to mark the place where all my grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins were murdered and buried. This week, I spoke to Lawdan Bazargan, an Iranian Muslim woman, whose brother Bijan was murdered in another, more recent, attempt at a Final Solution, and who does not know where her brother or the thousands of others who were massacred with him rest today. She and I have little in common except the open wounds of the past and outrage that our tragedies are being diminished, distorted and deleted in academia today. READ MORE

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