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HOLOCAUST AGAINST THE JEWISH PEOPLE

Senator Peter Baume, having altered his Notice of Motion in accordance with Standing Order 109, pursuant to notice, moved-That the Senate-

(a) notes:

(i) that it is 40 years since the liberation of the prisoners of Nazi concentration and death camps,

(ii) that from those camps and other evidence there emerged knowledge of the full horror of the holocaust against the Jewish people and the persecution of other minorities, and

(iii) that some have sought in recent times to deny that there was an attempt at the systematic extermination of the Jewish people; and

(b) declares:

(i) that historical evidence has determined beyond doubt that the holocaust occurred, that it was an attempt at the systematic extermination of the Jewish people, and that it involved the use of means including gas chambers, and

(ii) that a major task for any civilised people is to prevent such events happening again.

Debate ensued.

And it being 10.30 p.m.-

Adjournment Negatived: The President, under Sessional Order, put the Question-That the Senate do now adjourn-

Which Question was negatived.

Debate continued.

Question-put and passed.