A statement from EHRI on the importance of academic freedom for research on the Holocaust

Following recent court cases in Poland against Holocaust researchers Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski, the preliminary outcome of which is that both must apologize for some of their conclusions about the history of the Holocaust, EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) released a statement on the importance of preserving research freedom. EHRI, which is working to make as many sources as possible available for research on the Holocaust, declares its solidarity with Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowksi and stresses that a courtroom is not the most appropriate place to make the complexity of human behavior during a genocide understandable and comprehensible.

You can read the full text of the statement HERE.