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In 1993 American scholar Deborah Lipstadt published Denying the Holocaust, product of a research contract funded by an Israeli agency.

British writer David Irving claims that it libels him.


David Irving's Libel Complaint

Date fixed for Deborah Lipstadt trial


LONDON -- ON FRIDAY February 19, 1999 Mr Justice Morland, the judge in charge of the List, after hearing arguments from Counsel for Penguin Books Ltd and Counsel for Professor Deborah Lipstadt, the defendants in the High Court action brought in London by author David Irving for libels contained in the book Denying the Holocaust, ordered that the trial be set to be heard on January 11 next year.

The trial is expected to last twelve weeks.

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