Holocaust denial by Iranian leaders has presented a negative image of Iran and Iranians around the world. It has also overshadowed the important role Iranians played in helping the Holocaust’s victims and survivors.

This short animation looks at the story of Abdolhossein Sardari, an Iranian Muslim who saved hundreds of Jews during the Second World War. It was originally published in 2016. 

 

 

Read more about Sardari 

 

Read more about Iran and the Holocaust:

Ibrahim Morady: The Carpet Dealer who Helped Fool the Nazis

Menashe Ezrapour, the Iranian Who Survived the Nazi Work Camps

From Krakow to Tehran to Jerusalem: One Jewish Family’s Story

 

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