George Orwell Free Speech Award, 2023

                In 2021, the Canadian Association to Free Expression (CAFÉ) revived the George Orwell Free Speech Award, started in the 1980s by the late Doug Christie, the “Battling Barrister.” The last one was awarded in 2013, the year one of Canada’s most outstanding defenders of free speech died. In 2021, with the permission of Doug Christie’s widow, we revived the award. Because of the generosity of a special donor, the award is accompanied by a $1,000 prize. It is awarded alternately in Eastern and Western Canada. In 2021, the winner was political prisoner and editor of Your Ward News, Dr. James Sears. The award was presented in Toronto. In 2022, the award winners were brother and sister political prisoners Alfred and Monika Schaefer. The award was presented in Vancouver. This year, the award was presented on October 12 in Toronto to Jurgen Neumann.

                The award read: The Canadian Association for Free Expression Presents The George Orwell Free Speech Award for 2023 For Outstanding Courage In Challenging Censorship and Defending Freedom  In Pursuit of the Truth And for Outstanding Talent as a Freedom Communicator & Videographer who has collected and preserved so many vital historical speeches, events, and discoveries online for future generations to Jurgen  Neumann.   Presented in Toronto,  October 12 , 2023 Continuing a Tradition Begun by the late Douglas Hewson Christie, The Battling Barrister & the Canadian Free Speech League.”

                Adding his congratulations was Christian Klein, President of the Association of German Expellees and himself a longtime supporter of the late Mr. Zundel’s struggle for free speech and historical truth.

                We received a number of congratulatory messages. One came from fellow videographers Diane King and Jim Rizoli:On our last trip to Canada about five years ago or so, one of the most important things we had to accomplish was to meet up with Jurgen Newmann to acquire all of the Ernst Zundel and any other Revisionist videos that he had. This was particularly significant since both Ernst and Ingrid had died and the estate was relegated to Ingrid’s son who would have nothing to do with the revisionist community whatsoever. What Jurgen possessed was an immensely valuable archive of information dealing with the truths about The Third Reich and WWII. Jim spent time with Jurgen acquiring these videos, which we have been able to promote and display on BitChute and other formats and will continue to do so as long as we are able. We could not have accomplished this without Jurgen and his dedication to the truth concerning and on behalf of the Germans in WWII and The Third Reich.”

                You can watch this year’s George Orwell presentation here:

CAFE Director Paul Fromm Presents 2023 Winner Jurgen Neumann With the George Orwell Free Speech Award
Christian Klein, Committee of German Expellees, Salutes Jurgen Neumann

We remember the Massacre of Dresden

Society of East-German Heritage

Ostdeutscher Kulturverband

We remember the Massacre of Dresden

Dear Friends,

what was written last year will also have to suffice this year. The organizer of the past 20 years of Dresden Commemorations is feeling his age, having just turned 90 and missing his former energy. The remembrance will therefore be only found in the internet. Please accept the repetition of last year’s letter. Yes, there are all kinds of reminders of ‘‘man’s inhumanity to man’’ repeated time and again by our media, often going back as far as our own history but never about what happened to us. Thus the accompanying video, Blitz on Dresden, should remind us again of just one instance of what occurred, namely of those fateful days between February 13th and 15th of the year 1945 in Dresden. The film is surprisingly free from propaganda and a true documentary. It not only shows the bombardment of Dresden but also that of Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin. There are also interviews of survivors and participants in those events.

As stated before, we are not only remembering the fate of Dresden but also that of countless other German cities during World War II. And here are some facts: There was an agreement between European nations in 1907 in Den Hague which demanded that in war times civilian populations should be protected. This agreement was shamefully disregarded by those who thought that the mass murder of civilians could bring an early end to the war. In the 54-minute documentary we are told by a German witness that it was the Germans who started the bombing terror. Against this stands the statement of the undersecretary of the British air force, J. M. Spaight  who said that “we started this type of warfare before Germany thought to do it against England”. And indeed, the first British air attack was directed against the cities of Wilhelmshaven and Cuxhaven on September 5th, 1939 while the first German counter measure on London took place on September 7, 1940. Winston Churchill decided on the bombardment of German cities the day after he became the British premier, which was on May 11th 1940.  On the 12th of May bombs were dropped on civilian living quarters of Mönchengladbach and Aachen. It continued with Düsseldorf on May 13th, with Eschweiler, on May 15th Hamburg, on May 16th... On the 24th of June 1940 Berlin saw its first bombardment.

The accompanying movie starts with the unveiling in London of the statue of Arthur Harris, the chief of “Bomber Command” by the Queen mother, in May of 1994. It is surprising to see British people demonstrating against this ceremony with signs like “People of Dresden forgive us”. Of interest should also be the statement at the beginning of the movie that speaks of 600,000 victims. Well, it echoes Churchill’s pronouncement that he wants to “baste” the 600,000 refugees that had crowded into Dresden from the East, fleeing the advancement of the Soviet army. That number of Dresden victims has shown up in various publications but was gradually reduced – until on February 13th of 2014 it was determined by a German historical commission that the number of victims was only 25,000. This naturally has upset German survivors. It is considered a strange phenomenon that the German government tends to diminish the number of German victims but showing great empathy with those in the rest of the world. What is most disturbing for us, that have witnessed horrible atrocities committed against our people and those that have been expelled from our ancestral homeland of East Germany, is the fact, that young people in Dresden have displayed signs with the words “Do it again Bomber Harris” and have organized “Antifa” groups to shout down those who try to commemorate the Dresden atrocity peacefully.

An interview is also documented with Group Captain Ken Bachelor, a member of Arthur Harris’ “Bomber Command”. He explains that it was due to his efforts that the statue was erected. He says that the bombing of the civilians was justified in order “to free the Germans from the Nazi-Regime”. The truth is, however, that it strengthened the people’s resolve to carry on with the war. He also states that Hitler had said that he wanted to kill 20million people, at 10,000 a day. However, there is absolutely no truth to this and it is not recorded in any book on World War II.

The film finally shows the efforts of the people of Dresden to rebuild their city that had been called “the Florence on the river Elbe”, the crowning achievement of which was the resurrection of the “Church of our Lady”, the “Frauenkirche”. The controversy continues: Was the firebombing of Dresden a crime against humanity? We certainly think so.

Christian Jürgen Klein

Right-wing extremists hold up a banner reading ‘Alliierter Bombenholocaust’ (lit. ‘Allied Bombing Holocaust’) during a so-called funeral march in Dresden, Germany, 11 February 2017. The association ‘Dresden Nazifrei’ (lit. ‘Dresden Free of Nazis’) called out for protests against two announced neo-Nazi demonstrations in the Saxonian state capital. Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa | usage worldwide (Photo by Sebastian Kahnert/picture alliance via Getty Images)

CAFE Holds Memorial for Author, Wife & Freedom Fighter Ingrid Rimland in Toronto

CAFE Holds Memorial for Author, Wife & Freedom Fighter Ingrid Rimland in Toronto

TORONTO, December 3, 2017. They came from as far away as Michigan and from all across Southern Ontario to honour a free speech warrior and a passionate advocate of truth and justice for Germans.  Tpday,

Christian Klein a Toronto advocate for the German expellees and Paul Fromm, Director of the Canadian Association for Free Expression spoke as did a surprise visitor from Michigan, Rudi LIst..

Part of a film Germans, Off Your Knees! featuring Ernst Zundel and Ingrid Rimland was also screened, showing important moments from their life together.

Music was supplied by Dieter Kahl on the accordion and Christian Klein on guitar. The memorial ended with one of the theme songs of the free speech movement, the old German folk song Die Gedanken Sind Frei (Thoughts Are Free).


A wise man once said that success should be measured not by the position one has reached in life, but rather by the obstacles he has overcome. That standard is certainly relevant as today we remember and honor a remarkable woman.


Ingrid Rimland was born in 1936 into an ethnic German Mennonite community in Soviet Ukraine. When she was five years old, her father was taken from her – arrested by Bolshevik authorities and deported to Siberia – never again to be seen by his little daughter or other loved ones. A short time later, the people of her community — along with millions of others in Ukraine and other Soviet-controlled areas – welcomed the German troops who were advancing eastwards to bring down the Red empire.


A few years later, during the final months of the war in Europe, and as the resurgent Red Army was retaking Ukraine, she and many others fled westwards with the retreating German troops. Then, after several years living as a refugee, she and other members of her community migrated to South America where they began new lives in an isolated Mennonite settlement in Paraguay.


From there she moved with a husband and a young son to Ontario, Canada, where she had a second son, and then to the United States, where she eventually became a U.S. citizen. She earned a Bachelor’s degree, and then a Master’s, and then, a Doctorate of education.  For years she worked as an educational psychologist in California public schools, specializing in special education and education for migrant children. She later worked as an education consultant and testing specialist for some 40 schools in southern California. At the same time she ran a private practice in child psychology.   


That’s already quite a record for someone of her modest origins and difficult early life. But she pushed herself still further, making a name as an acclaimed writer.


Her novel, The Wanderers, drew on experiences from her own life and the lives of others in the community of her birth. This book earned the California Literature Medal Award for best fiction in 1977. A mass-market paperback edition was issued by Bantam publishers.


She also wrote an autobiography, titled The Furies and the Flame, and a book entitled Demon Doctor, as well as an ambitious three-volume novel, Lebensraum.


During the final decades of her life she was well known, of course, for her association with Ernst Zündel, the bold, energetic and courageous publisher and activist. She was much more than just his wife. She was a fiercely loyal defender and a valued collaborator.


During those years — in California, and then in Tennessee, where she lived until her recent death — she dedicated herself to the task, as she saw it, of defending the heritage and honor of her much maligned and mistreated people.

To this new career she devoted the same tenacity, skill and self-discipline she had put into her earlier professional life. For years she wrote and published a newsletter that won a loyal readership, and she maintained the influential “Zundelsite” website.


Although I cannot say that I knew her well, I’m pleased that she and I worked together on several projects. The most important, probably, was the demonstration we staged together in early 2005 outside the Canadian Consulate in downtown Los Angeles to protest the outrageous treatment of Ernst Zündel by Canadian authorities.


Today we remember with gratitude the life of a woman of idealism and ability who overcame poverty, privation, uprooting, and personal loss to achieve success in life, and whose struggle serves to inspire and encourage all of us, and many others as well.


Ernst Zündel died on August 5, 2017.

I had phoned him at his place in Germany on August 4.

He revealed me that Ingrid was going to die very soon

and he got down to some terrible specifics.

Never would I have guessed that Ernst would disappear

the next day. I was surprised by his death. I was not

surprised by Ingrid’s death in spite of what she wrote

about her surgical operation in Power‘s issue Nr.462

(September 2017, p. 7A). She thought she knew better

than the doctors. She even wrote : “Don’t you believe

them […]. I am back home, recuperating […]”. She was wrong.

The doctors and her husband were right.

Barbara Kulaszka died on June 15, Ernst Zündel on

August 5, Serge Thion on October 15 and Ingrid Rimland-

Zündel few days later. I guess I know the next one.

“Les dieux ont soif” (Gods are thirsty) but, alive or dead, we shall win.

 Robert Faurisson, Vichy, Monday, October 30, 2017



July 8, 2017


(Barbara left, with Doug Christie & Marc Lemire)
Barbara Kulazska RIP  
Canadian free speech lawyer and close associate of Doug Christie, Barbara Kulaszka, passed away at age 64 from lung cancer on June 15. 
Barbara played a key role in research and drafting legal facta in the second Zundel “false news” trial in 1988. She was a huge help in Doug Christie’s attack on Canada’s war crimes law in the Finta case in 1990. The appeal to the Supreme Court virtually destroyed the law’s usefulness to the vengeance lobby as the following of reasonable orders was accepted as a defence.
In later years, Barbara was a vigorous defender of free speechers charged with libel by Richard Warman, people like Marc and Connie Fournier (a long and complicated case) and myself.
She was Marc Lemire’s lawyer in his heroic confrontation with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. He was prosecuted — another Richard Warman complaint — under the notorious Sec . 13 (Internet censorship) which was repealed by Parliament in 2012. Marc’s was the first victory — even if partial — under Sec. 13. She continued to represent him as the  question of the constitutionality of Sec. 13 moved to the Federal Court and then the Federal Court of Appeal in 2013. She also represented Henry Makow in a complaint from the Canadian Jewish Congress to the CHRC. 
Barbara had been in delicate health for many years.
She was first trained as a librarian and then switched to law.
She died in her hometown of Brighton, Ontario, surrounded by family.
Memorial Event
* Music by Christian Klein and Dieter Kahl.
* Tributes by Marc Lemire,  Christian Klein, Lynda Mortl, Paul Fromm and others.
* Tributes read from people across the world.
TORONTO. Wednesday,  July 12, 2017. Richview Library, Auditorium (1806 Islington Ave, Etobicoke, ON.  — two blocks north of Eglinton (6:15 p.m). **** NEW LOCATION & TIME****Admission $10.00


Jews have been remarkably successful, thanks to their significant control over much of the mass media and Hollyweird, telling their tribal stories about World War II — often labeled ‘the holocaust.’ This tribal history, as all such histories are, is entirely self-centered and prone to wild exaggeration. For instance, one of the tenets of the new religion of holocaust is that what happened to the Jews is WW II was the “worst” atrocity in human history. Well, without leaving the 20th century, Stalin exterminated 8-10-million Ukrainians by fame in 1932-33 in the holodomor. Clearly, 8-10-million is greater than the alleged 6-million.  In the greatest ethnic cleansing in human history, 16-million ethnic Germans were expelled from their ancestral homelands in the Sudetenland, East Prussia, Pomerania, Silesia, the lands of the Danube Swabians and others. Three million died or were murdered along the way.
Even dull Canadian high school graduates know that Hitler allegedly killed 6-million Jews, although they might be clueless as to how many Canadians died in WW I (60,000). The time has come to get out from the tyranny of another tribe’s history, no longer adopt it as ours and start telling out own stories.
Now is the time for the German tribe to tell their stories.
Paul Fromm
CHRISTIAN Jürgen KLEIN:  THE GERMAN STORY, THE GERMAN WAY:  The story of an ethnic Schliessen German in Silesia (now Poland though still considered East Germany by those who lived there), surviving the TRUE ‘holocost’ from numerous Allied atrocities, especially the Soviet animals at the time.  Then being driven from their ancestral homes, seeking a life in the ‘free world’, places one would expect where they would find a sympathetic ear but further demonized because of decades of anti-German propaganda coupled with VENGEANCE at a level hardly before experienced by a people.  Begs the question – why the widespread rabid, vituperative hatred of the Germans?  It wasn’t because of some alleged treatment of a subversive population scattered across the Reich because nearly ALL of their ‘survivor stories’ are bogus AT BEST.  Learn more about the Germans, their culture, their history, and you will come away shaking your head in shame for the treatment of the Germans by the ‘free’ (and not so free) world.  Christian has settled in Eastern Toronto in Scarborough.  THANK YOU, CHRISTIAN FOR THIS MOST IMPORTANT INTERVIEW.  (Diane King)
JIM RIZOLI:  Cofounder, producer/interviewer (Fred Leuchter and Assistant, Diane King) of the Series, LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY REVISIONISTS.  This also entails seeking out UNSUNG HEROES and German survivors of Allied atrocities – The German Story, The German Way.  Hard core historical revisionist, Jim and, his brother, Joe moved from combating the illegal immigrant hordes in their cable shows to dealing with the fundamental and pervading issue of the holocaust. Their immigrant battles led them to the plight of Ernst Zundel in Canada, being prosecuted for having reprinted *Did 6 Million Really Die*! Thus Jim and Joe’s efforts and cable shows also turned toward the issue of the holocaust.  That’s when their troubles accelerated. In 2002 – 2003 they began producing numerous (1000s of videos) dealing with many issues and 100s of videos about the holocaust. Consequently, YouTube videos (700) under the name of Jim Rizoli were banned. His name was banned on Facebook. In 2010, their cable shows were suspended. They returned and then were permanently removed in 2014. We are back to provide a venue of/freedom of, telling the story for tried-and-true revisionists and Germans throughout North America, Europe and Australia.