A well-known Palestinian-Canadian activist who has previously been in hot water over his support for terrorism and use of anti-Semitic propaganda is in the news again, this time for defending Holocaust denial.

According to Shalom Toronto, Dr. Nazih Khatatba, editor of the Toronto Arabic weekly paper Meshwar, argued in a recent editorial that criticism of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for Holocaust denial is out of place.

"Why should any Palestinian have to declare belief in the Jewish Holocaust, and why should we accept it as truth?" Khatatba reportedly asked.

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