Wiesenthal Center blasts Dutch university’s apartheid event

10.04.2011                      06.Nisan, 5771


Wiesenthal Center blasts Dutch university's apartheid event

Erasmus University hosts events equating Israel with South African apartheid regime; event was funded by the EU.

Dr. Shimon Samuels, the Simon Wiesenthal-Center's director for international relations, slammed Rotterdam’s Erasmus University’s International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) last week for hosting and sponsoring events in which Israel was equated with the former apartheid regime in South Africa.
In a letter to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Samuels, “after the Israeli Apartheid Week 2011 in which ISS took active part with a series of lectures and other events,” called for the EU to slash funding for Erasmus University’s International Institute of Social Studies….