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BERLIN – The Swiss World Peace Academy suspended on Wednesday Norway’s peace
researcher Johan Galtung because of his allegedly anti-Semitic
According to articles in the Swiss papers Mittelland Zeitung
and Basler Zeitung, Galtung was booted from the Swiss Academy because of
“reckless and offensive statements to questions that are specifically sensitive
for Jews.” The University of Basel is a partner organization of the Swiss World
In an email to The Jerusalem Post on Thursday, Dr. Manfred
Gerstenfeld, a leading Israeli expert on Norwegian anti-Semitism, said, “Orwell
wrote in 1942 that pacifism was objectively pro-fascist, because of its
hampering the war efforts of the allies. The ‘peace scholar’ Galtung uses a
different method to help Israel’s totalitarian and murderous
“Without any proof, he associates the Mossad with the Norwegian
mass murderer Breivik, he falsely suggests that the Protocols of the Elders of
Zion are genuine and so on. His attitude fits that of significant parts of the
Norwegian cultural elite. Galtung has merited his place in textbooks of 21st
The Humanist magazine printed Galtung’s remarks.
Galtung wrote in one of the exchanges that Jews control the American
“Six Jewish companies control 96% of the media,” he wrote,
including the names of journalists, publishers, TV networks and movie studios
that he claims are controlled by Jews.
He also wrote that “70% of the
professors at the 20 most-important American universities are
Galtung recommended that people read the anti-Semitic screed The
Protocols of the Elders of Zion and said, “It is impossible to do so today
without thinking of Goldman Sachs,” the international investment
bank.Gil Shefler contributed to this report.
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