The world’s oldest leader at 94, he has described Jews as “hook-nosed” and blamed Israel for the unrest in the Middle East.
Jewish groups had criticized the university for inviting the prime minister, who has repeatedly made anti-Jewish comments.
Mahathir Mohamad also said he was entitled to freedom of speech in order to speak “against the Jews.”
“They are hook-nosed. Many people called the Malays fat-nosed. We didn’t object, we didn’t go to war for that.”
Anti-Semitism is an artificial construct created to silence critics of the Jews, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said.
Mazlan declined to comment on reports that the victim was a member of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas or had been targeted by hitmen.
Elliot Broidy has yet to do business with Malaysia. President Trump has yet to play golf with their Prime Minister. Will either ever happen?
Elliot Broidy exchanged emails with a Malaysian businessman, offering to end the Justice Department’s investigation in exchange for $75 million.
They’re not loving it.
Two Israeli windsurfers and their coach withdrew from the ISAF world youth sailing championships in Malaysia after the terms of their visa barred them from displaying Israel’s flag.