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Germany Condemns Holocaust Cartoon Contest in Iran

Germany is condemning a contest in Iran for cartoons depicting the Holocaust, saying it sows hatred and deepens divisions in the Middle East. The event was organized by non-governmental bodies with support from Iran's hard-liners. A previous contest in 2006 got a boost from then-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who referred to the Holocaust as a “myth.”   German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Wednesday that “the murder of 6 million men, women and children during...

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