Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas says Holocaust ‘most heinous crime’ of modern era

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, April 27, 2014 5:00 EDT
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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas delivers a speech in the West bank city of Ramallah, on Jan. 11, 2014 [AFP]
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Abbas says Holocaust ‘most heinous crime’ of modern era (via AFP)

The mass killing of Jews in the Holocaust was “the most heinous crime” against humanity of the modern era, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Sunday in his strongest remarks yet on the Nazi genocide. The statement comes at a sensitive time for…

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