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List of countries where Holocaust denial is legal

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Countries with laws against Holocaust denial.
This is an appendix to the Holocaust denial article.

Holocaust deniers complain about their valid, researched, and not at all racist opinions bullshit being outlawed in several countries.

Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Liechtenstein, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Switzerland have such laws. The Netherlands has no law against genocide denial, but the courts have ruled that such a statement is a form of hate speech. Note that in multiple of these countries, it is also just as illegal to deny crimes by the Communist regime of the USSR. The argument is essentially that "In some places, my opinion would be censored -- ergo, my opinion is correct." This is clearly false, regardless of whether it is ethical to ban Holocaust denial (or hate speech in general). If this logic is true, then conversely the statement "In most places, my opinion would not be censored -- ergo, my opinion is false" would be true (and Holocaust denial would be false).

This is a list of countries and territories where there are no laws against Holocaust denial.

UN Member/Observer states[edit]

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Andorra
  5. Angola
  6. Antigua and Barbuda
  7. Argentina
  8. Armenia
  9. Azerbaijan
  10. Bahamas, The
  11. Bahrain
  12. Bangladesh
  13. Barbados
  14. Belarus
  15. Belize
  16. Benin
  17. Bhutan
  18. Bolivia
  19. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  20. Botswana
  21. Brazil
  22. Brunei
  23. Bulgaria
  24. Burkina Faso
  25. Burundi
  26. Cambodia
  27. Cameroon
  28. Canada (as of R. v. Zundel)
  29. Cape Verde
  30. Cayman Islands
  31. Central African Republic
  32. Chad
  33. Chile
  34. China PR
  35. Colombia
  36. Comoros
  37. Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  38. Congo, Republic of the
  39. Costa Rica
  40. Côte d'Ivoire
  41. Croatia
  42. Cuba
  43. Cyprus
  44. Denmark
  45. Djibouti
  46. Dominica
  47. Dominican Republic
  48. Ecuador
  49. Egypt
  50. El Salvador
  51. Equatorial Guinea
  52. Eritrea
  53. Estonia
  54. Ethiopia
  55. Faroe Islands
  56. Fiji
  57. Finland
  58. Gabon
  59. Gambia, The
  60. Georgia
  61. Ghana
  62. Greece
  63. Grenada
  64. Guatemala
  65. Guinea
  66. Guinea-Bissau
  67. Guyana
  68. Haiti
  69. Holy See (Vatican City)
  70. Honduras
  71. Iceland
  72. India
  73. Indonesia
  74. Iran
  75. Iraq
  76. Ireland
  77. Italy
  78. Jamaica
  79. Japan
  80. Jersey
  81. Jordan
  82. Kazakhstan
  83. Kenya
  84. Kiribati
  85. Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
  86. Korea, Republic of
  87. Kuwait
  88. Kyrgyzstan
  89. Laos
  90. Lebanon
  91. Lesotho
  92. Liberia
  93. Libya
  94. Liechtenstein
  95. Macedonia (FYROM)
  96. Madagascar
  97. Malawi
  98. Malaysia
  99. Maldives
  100. Mali
  101. Malta
  102. Mauritania
  103. Mauritius
  104. Mexico
  105. Micronesia, Federated States of
  106. Moldova
  107. Monaco
  108. Mongolia
  109. Montenegro
  110. Morocco
  111. Mozambique
  112. Myanmar
  113. Namibia
  114. Nauru
  115. Nepal
  116. New Zealand
  117. Nicaragua
  118. Niger
  119. Nigeria
  120. Norway
  121. Oman
  122. Pakistan
  123. Palau
  124. Palestine
  125. Panama
  126. Papua New Guinea
  127. Paraguay
  128. Peru
  129. Philippines
  130. Puerto Rico
  131. Qatar
  132. Rwanda
  133. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  134. Saint Lucia
  135. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  136. Samoa
  137. San Marino
  138. São Tomé and Príncipe
  139. Saudi Arabia
  140. Senegal
  141. Serbia
  142. Seychelles
  143. Sierra Leone
  144. Singapore
  145. Slovakia
  146. Slovenia
  147. Solomon Islands
  148. Somalia
  149. South Africa
  150. Spain
  151. Sri Lanka
  152. Sudan
  153. Suriname
  154. Swaziland
  155. Sweden
  156. Syria
  157. Tajikistan
  158. Tanzania
  159. Thailand
  160. Timor-Leste
  161. Togo
  162. Tonga
  163. Trinidad and Tobago
  164. Tunisia
  165. Turkey
  166. Turkmenistan
  167. Tuvalu
  168. Uganda
  169. Ukraine
  170. United Arab Emirates
  171. United Kingdom
  172. United States
  173. Uruguay
  174. Uzbekistan
  175. Vatican City
  176. Vanuatu
  177. Venezuela
  178. Vietnam
  179. Yemen
  180. Zambia
  181. Zimbabwe

Partially recognized or unrecognized states[edit]

  1. Abkhazia
  2. Artsakh
  3. Donetsk People's Republic
  4. Kosovo
  5. Luhansk People's Republic
  6. Northern Cyprus
  7. Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
  8. Somaliland
  9. South Ossetia
  10. Taiwan
  11. Transnistria