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Penguin Books Ltd and Deborah Lipstadt

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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.


Index to witness statements exchanged on January 22, 1999
IN FIGHTING a libel action of this nature, it is relevant to establish the credibility of witnesses. Any person who has any facts bearing upon the witnesses listed below, or the statements they have made, is invited to submit them to Mr Irving (an e-mail button is at the foot of each such page).
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The Plaintiff, David Irving:

The First Defendant, Penguin Books Ltd:

The Second Defendant, Prof. Deborah Lipstadt:

The Historical Experts, for both Defendants.
Their reports may not yet be posted, but these are relevant documents on these experts:




 scales . . . . The full witness statements served by the Defendants, which were posted here on January 23-25, are temporarily withheld pursuant to the Order made by Mr Justice Moses in the Queen's Bench on January 26, 1999; they will be restored as soon as it becomes legal to do so. Meanwhile pertinent extracts only are being posted to assist in our inquiries.