Intro: In his article The Lies Must Stop – Disband ICNIRP, Facts Matter, Now More Than Ever, published: April 9, 2020 in Microwave News, Louis Slesin, PhD, owner of the investigative magazine Microwave News, writes about ICNIRP. Because the introduction to that article contains sentences about the Coronavirus and 5G, with views that are not facts, but far too quick created conclusions without links to sources with evidence based scientific facts, and… since he writes himself that Facts Matter, I leave that part out. See also: my argumentation on Twitter. The title of his article is about ICNIRP, and here follows the part about ICNIRP. This post is is added to the extended and well documented article ICNIRP.
Louis Slesin, PhD:
“[….]…science has taken a back seat to politics. The failure to separate fact from fiction has made the battle against the coronavirus far worse, especially in the U.S. Much the same can be said of how governments and scientific committees have addressed electromagnetic health risks.
The public has been fed lies and half-truths about the health effects of RF/microwave radiation for as long as I have been involved, since the 1970s. The campaign has created a culture of confusion, especially with respect to cell phones and cancer. In this environment, why would anyone be surprised that sensational conspiracy theories about 5G have found a footing?
The Microwave News website is chock-full of articles describing how the public has been misled time and time again. Here are two current examples from those who are supposed to serve as the world’s experts and to protect us from EMF/RF hazards: the members of the International Commission of Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, ICNIRP for short.
“No Evidence for Cancer”
The first is from Eric van Rongen of The Netherlands, the current chairman of ICNIRP. Van Rongen has posted a six-minute overview of the Commission’s updated RF exposure standards, issued about a month ago. Two minutes into his PowerPoint narration you can hear him say, “There is no evidence from all [this] scientific information for the induction of cancer by radiofrequency fields” (see slide below).