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Alberta Professor Blames Sept. 11 Attacks on Israel, Supports ‘Open Debate’ on Holocaust

 unnamed.pngUniversity of Lethbridge professor Anthony Hall in a video called 'Why Do You Support Open Debate on the Holocaust?' (Credit: YouTube Screenshot)

B’nai Brith Canada is urging the University of Lethbridge in Alberta to investigate one of its professors over suggestions that he has promoted Holocaust denial and other antisemitic conspiracy theories.

Anthony Hall, who teaches Globalization Studies, promotes the canard that Israel, rather than al-Qaeda, was responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, suggesting that the operation was the basis “for a 100 year war on Muslims for Israel.” He is also a staunch advocate of launching an “open debate on the Holocaust” alongside Holocaust deniers such as Monika Schaefer (whom he publicly recommended to be the next leader of the Green Party of Canada).

Anthony Hall calls for Monika Schaefer to be next leader of the Green Party of Canada (Credit: Facebook Screenshot)

In late August, B’nai Brith drew attention to an image threatening to “Kill all Jews now” that had been shared to Hall’s Facebook wall. In response, Hall penned a lengthy article where he suggests that B’nai Brith planted the image in order to frame him as part of a dramatic conspiracy involving both Facebook and Calgary police and to “justify appeals for money” from prospective donors. He also accuses B’nai Brith of abusing “Jewish victimhood” and of “wreaking havoc” on civil academic discourse on campus.

A university professor for more than 25 years, Hall uses his credentials to establish the legitimacy of the theories he espouses. However, as an educator, he has a responsibility to uphold the principle of “academic freedom,” which is ironically the very principle he claims to protect by promoting an alternative interpretation to what transpired during the Holocaust.

B’nai Brith continues to demand that the University of Lethbridge investigate, to guarantee that students are not subjected to Hall’s anti-Zionist itinerary, but the institution has chosen to stand by its professor, also citing a commitment to “academic freedom.”

According to a 2011 statement from Universities Canada, however, academic freedom “includes the right to freely communicate knowledge and the results of research and scholarship.” Does the University of Lethbridge feel that Holocaust denial, accusations of world Zionist conspiracy plots and antisemitism are the legitimate “results of research and scholarship?”

Hall’s personal antisemitism cannot be separated from his academic career. Students have accused him of promoting conspiracy theories and false-flag accusations in his classroom, and several have spoken out against him for promoting his “sensationalized” and “biased” views and for abusing “the stage he receives as a teacher.” One student summed it up quite eloquently: “Anyone who doesn’t believe in the 9/11 conspiracy should not take his class.”

In 1990, Canada’s Supreme Court affirmed in R v Keegstra that antisemitic conspiracy theories have no place in an institution of higher learning. Canadians have a right to know who is shaping the minds of the next generation in an academic setting, and the University of Lethbridge has a moral and professional obligation to investigate Hall to ensure that he’s only advancing views that correlate with historical fact.

If you agree that the University of Lethbridge should investigate Hall’s conduct, please sign our petition.

For more information on Anthony Hall, see Canary Mission’s expose here.

Published : Sep 27, 2016

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  • James Robertson
    commented 2016-10-02 21:51:19 -0400
    I believe that people should be free to debate any and all historical issues and through this debate the facts will naturally emerge. The idea that the mere discussion of certain topics should be forbidden is completely antithetical to a free and open society. The blatant attempt to end all debate on these subjects is putrid and disgusting in the extreme. B’nai Brith Canada is no more or less than an agent of tyranny and you will fail in your despicable attempt to control, the political discourse in Canada and the West.
  • Pam Barker
    commented 2016-10-01 14:56:39 -0400
    You guys are really scraping the barrel over Dr. Hall. Most well-read people see the Israel connection multiple times over with the 9/11 events, and open debate on anything is pretty much the norm among educated people, especially in universities!
  • Steve
    commented 2016-09-30 18:58:15 -0400
    - Sunday, June 6th 1915, New York Sun-pg.10—“6 Million Jews Tortured & Murdered in Russia”

    - Sunday, Oct.18 1918, New York Times-pg.12— “$1,000,000,000 Fund to Rebuild Jewery” “Six Million Souls will need Help to Resume
    Normal Life When War is Ended”

    - Sept.8th 1919, New York Times- pg.6— “Ukranian Jews aim to stop Pogroms” “Mass Meeting Hears 127,000 Jews Have been Killed
    and 6,000,000 are in Peril”
    This article is now stating (once again the 6,000,000 number is thrown out) that Jews in the Ukraine & Poland stand to be Massacred.
    -13 1/2 yrs before Hitler came to Power!

    - November 12th, 1919 New York Times- pg.7— “Tells Sad Plight of Jews” “Felix Warburg says They were the Worst Sufferers of the War”
    -Article goes on about the horrible starvation. poverty, and disease of 6,000,000 Jews
    (states this is about half of the Jewish population of the Earth)

    - Feb. 23rd, 1920 Atlanta Constitution- Front Page— “$50,000 Raised in City to Save Suffering Jews”
    -states that the money is needed to save the lives of (AGAIN with the magic number!)
    6,000,000 Jews that are in Dire need of help

    - May 7th, 1920 New York Times- pg.11— “Jewish War Aid gets $100,000 Gift” – Again, article goes on about war sufferers in Central and Eastern
    Europe, where (suprise!!) 6,000,000 face "Horrifying conditions
    of famine, disease, & death.

    - June 20th, 1921 New York Times- pg.2— “Begs America to Save 6,000,000 in Russia” “Massacre threatens all Jews as Soviet Power Wanes, Declares Kreinen,
    Coming Here for Aid”
    Story Reads- “Berlin, July 19th- Russia’s 6,000,000 Jews are Facing Extermination by Massacre…..” THIS IS 12yrs BEFORE HITLER!!!

    Last One…..

    - 1yr Before Hitler Came to Power…

    - December 29th, 1931 Montreal Gazette- pg.6— “Six Million Jews Face Starvation”
    -“Bad Conditions in South Eastern Europe Reported by Rabbi Wise-Fears Crisis is at Hand”
    Article States -“Six Million Jews in Eastern Europe face starvation and worse during the coming winter.
    If additional fund aren’t collected to meet the $2,500,000 budget, unprecedented havoc and
    misery will rule….”


    They all tell of desperately needed funds for- yep you guessed it- 6,000,000 Jews that are either dead or facing extermination.
    They played on the publics sympathies in order to fleece them of funds that were no doubt raised in order to fund therise of the
    Zionist bankers and heads of industry that now seem to run our country
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