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May 31, 2002
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An American academic who gained fame in a Holocaust-denial lawsuit came to Cape Town to launch a major campaign for Israel. Referring to the case in which she was sued for libel by David Irving for accusing him of being a Holocaust denier, Deborah Lipstadt said she felt that by defending her stand she was performing the ultimate act of kindness for those who had perished during the Holocaust.

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