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Loosli Sums Up in ‘protocols’ Trial

May 10, 1935
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Maurice Joly, Edouard Drumont and M. Goedsche.


In giving these answers the court’s expert explained that his testimony is based on facts compiled by him from authentic files. The collection of material comprising the forged anti-Semitic “Protocols” was made in 1884, he said. The first appeared in French and {SPAN}###{/SPAN} translated and published in the Russian language in 1903 by the anti-Semitic Russian newspaper {SPAN}###skoye{/SPAN} Znamya, notorious for its {SPAN}###{/SPAN} baiting and for inciting the population to Jewish pogroms.

The “Protocols,” Dr. Loosli continued, were later completed by the Chief of the Czarist Secret Service Police Ratchkowsky and expanded by the Russian author Nilus.


“The ‘Protocols’ bear no relation whatsoever to the first Zionist Congress held in Basle in 1897, as the Nazis allege,” Dr. Loosli testified.

Dr. Loosli urged the court to pro### the spreading of the “Protocols ### “obscene and trashy literature.

Col. Fleischauer, the Nazi expert, succeeded Dr. Loosli this afternoon in a three-hour rebuttal. He did not answer Dr. Loosli’s charges but devoted himself mostly to defending the Nazi theory against Jews. He produced a copy of the “Protocols” printed in the Yiddish language in order to refute Dr. Loosli’s assertion that there is nothing Jewish about the “Protocols.” Dr. Loosli, however, explained that the Jewish text of the “Protocols” was published in Warsaw in order to acquaint the Jews with the nature of this anti-Semitic creation.

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