UK Anti Semitism

Student Behind Letter Accusing Lecturer Of Anti-Semitism Leads Calls AGAINST Her Sacking

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A student who wrote an impassioned open letter accusing his lecturer of anti-Semitism has now criticised calls from campaigners for her dismissal. Br...

YouTube And Disney Are Right To Punish PewDiePie For Anti-Semitic "Prank"

Philip Ellis | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Philip Ellis

The consequences of YouTuber PewDiePie's odious anti-Semitic prank continue to reverberate, with YouTube dropping him from their premium ad programme,...

Fight Trump's Hate And Keep Fighting It

Roanna Carleton-Taylor | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Roanna Carleton-Taylor

As well as protesting we also need to focus on putting good into the world. We need to build bridges between communities. We need to make minority groups feel they do belong in the countries they live in, despite what the hate press and divisive politicians say. This doesn't have to be on a grand scale, even eye contact and a smile can help eradicate the invisible barriers that the far right hate has erected.

Why Denouncing Holocaust Deniers Is More Important Than Ever In A 'Post-Truth' World

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK

“Today, we have people in the highest, most powerful offices of the world who say ‘facts don’t matter’,” says Professor Deborah Lipstadt, no...

13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

Sahar Al-Faifi | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK
Sahar Al-Faifi

13th is a documentary film produced by Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, exploring the history of racial inequality in the US, that has manifested itself in dif...

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.