UK Anti Semitism

Jewish Students Vote Against Cutting Ties With The NUS Over Anti-Semitism Claims

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Jewish students have voted against cutting all ties with the National Union of Students over the alleged “anti-Semitic” behaviour of its president...

Cambridge University Denies Allegations It Covered Up Anti-Semitic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A Cambridge University college has denied allegations that it covered up anti-Semitic abuse after Jewish students claimed they were attacked at a part...

Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Rise And Rise Of The Alt-Right

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK

Back in August, Hillary Clinton warned of a “radical fringe” taking over Republican Party politics in the United States. Just a few months later, ...

Jeremy Corbyn Accused By Israeli Politician Of 'Having A Problem With Jews'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

A leading Israeli politician has revived questions about anti-Semitism in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party after he claimed the opposition leader “has...

NUS President Slammed For 'Outright Racism' Outlines Plan To Tackle Anti-Semitism

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A plan by the president of the National Union of Students (NUS) to tackle anti-Semitism at universities has been slammed by Jewish students for not go...

No Place for Hate. No Place for Antisemitism.

Malia Bouattia | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Malia Bouattia

I am listening to the concerns of Jewish students and the Jewish community and want to offer reassurances that I will do all I can to combat antisemitism. As I've said before, I regret that my choice of words in the past has been interpreted as otherwise.

Wikileaks Is Embroiled In Yet Another Anti-Semitism Storm

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK

Wikileaks has been embroiled in a further anti-Semitism storm by suggesting a Jewish minority owner of The Economist “controls” the magazine’s c...

How The Home Affairs Select Committee Have Got It Wrong On Malia Bouattia

Rohan Natashka Kon | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Rohan Natashka Kon

As a Jewish student who has experienced online anti-Semitic abuse, the urgency of the report initially seemed comforting, a call for all those fighting against racism to stand united. Reading the report however, I was dismayed to detect severe shortcomings and underlying bias.

NUS Leaders Claim MPs Anti-Semitism Report Is Attempt To ‘Discredit Malia Bouattia’

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

More than 175 NUS officers, student leaders and academics have signed an open letter slamming a report from MPs into anti-Semitism as an attempt to ...

Jackie Walker Removed By Momentum As Vice-Chair After Anti-Semitism Complaints

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

The left-wing pressure group Momentum has voted to remove Jackie Walker as vice-chair of its most senior committee after complaints against her of ant...

Momentum Vice Chair Suspended From Labour In Anti-Semitism Storm

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.10.2016 | UK

Momentum vice-chairwoman Jackie Walker has been suspended from Labour over controversial comments she made at a party training event. Leaked footage...

Cathy Newman Fights Off 'Anti-Semitic' Slave Trade Rant From Labour Activist

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

Cathy Newman has slapped down an “anti-Semitic rant” directed at her by a Labour activist - by pointing out she’s not even Jewish. The Channel 4...

Anti-Semitism Row Escalates As Union Leader Calls For Pro-Corbyn Activist To Leave Party

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

The vice chair of the pro-Jeremy Corbyn Momentum group, who is accused of making anti-Semitic remarks, must stand down from Labour, a union leader has...

Student Leaders Accused Of Making Jewish Students Feel Unsafe On Campus

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK

The leadership of the National Union of Students (NUS) has been accused by some of its own officers of making Jewish students feel unsafe, after contr...

'Classic Anti-Semitic Trope' Distributed Outside Momentum Anti-Semitism Meeting

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK

Leaflets distributed outside a meeting on religious hatred by the left-wing pressure group Momentum are “anti-Semitic and undeniably racist”, a La...

Leading Left Wing Journalist Says There's No Proof Corbynistas Are Anti-Semitic Or Misogynistic

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK

Claims that Jeremy Corbyn supporters are behind misogynistic and anti-Semitic harassment of his opponents are “spurious” and intended to make Labo...

Austerity Is Not The Answer, And Neither Is Jeremy Corbyn

Shazia Awan | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Politics
Shazia Awan

In 2014, when talk of foodbanks had reached fever pitch for all the wrong reasons, I decided my Saturday mornings would be best spent helping out at my local one. But I wasn't prepared for the overwhelming reality.

Revealed: Racist, Anti-Semitic Abuse Of Those Barred From Labour Leader Election

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Politics

The full scale of the racist, anti-semitic, sexist and threatening online abuse of those barred from Labour’s leadership election has been revealed ...

Tom Watson And Michael Foster - What The Hell Are You Playing At? And Why Does Nobody From The Labour Party Care?

Rachel Heeds | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Politics
Rachel Heeds

I recently highlighted hypocrisy exhibited by the Labour Party's NEC when they banned certain 'offensive' words. The bias was blatant - only words use...

Sorry James Delingpole But You're Wrong: I Am Offended By Celebrities Telling Nazi 'Jokes'

Grant Feller | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

Since our digital Pandora's Box has democratised comment by empowering an occasionally ugly free-for-all, the opinions of the masses don't count as much because they lack brainy ballast, according to some. This is particularly so when it comes to what does and doesn't cause offence.

The Waugh Zone, July 5 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday July5, 2016… 1) SPARE US THE CUT, ER.. So, we should find out around 6pm tonight who has made th...

Post-Brexit: Tackling of Inequality and Hatred Must Be Priorities

Qari Asim | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Politics
Qari Asim

There is no doubt that the repercussions of this historic vote will be felt for many years, and potentially decades, to come. But this decision of over 17 million people must be respected and we must remain positive. Now is not the time for fall outs. Unity, stability, reconciliation and tackling of inequality and bigotry must be our priorities post-Brexit.

The Trials of Concentration Camp Guards Should Be Consigned to the Past

Jacob Furedi | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jacob Furedi

The best way to combat contemporary anti-Semitism isn't to rely on the cobwebs of the past. Rather, we need to dedicate our resolve into focusing on the present and targeting its contemporary manifestations head-on.

Thousands Of Auschwitz Victims' Belongings Have Been Unearthed

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK

Thousands of personal items snatched from those murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz have at last been returned to the memorial after an exhaustive sear...

Why Is Antisemitism Defined Differently to Racism?

Simon Johnson | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Johnson

For as long as I have been involved in anti-racism, it was clear that the definition of "racism" was wide enough to cover antisemitism, and antisemitism was not regarded as a separate category of racism. Something has happened in the last 10 years. Now people talk about racism and antisemitism as though they are two separate things. Why has this come about?