Vichy France

French Holocaust Denier Robert Faurisson Dies at 89

LYON – Robert Faurisson, a former French academic who was convicted several times for claiming there was no systematic mass killings of Jews by Nazi Germany, has died aged 89 in his hometown of Vichy, central France, his sister and his editor said Monday.

Retired French professor Robert Faurisson, with pin-striped suit, gestures as he speaks to journalists about Nazis during World War II, outside the University of Teramo campus in Teramo, central Italy, Friday May 18, 2007. The university closed one of its campuses for the day Friday, to prevent a planned lecture …