When Hope not Hate aligns with Haters


By amnbrosine shitrit
January 25, 2012
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In the wonderful quagmire of social networking sites, a menagerie of organisations,companies and protest groups intermingle with peace activists,anti-racists and of course racists.

Twitter is a great example of how you can easily talk to a “white” extremist clan member (mistakenly)one day, and a member of parliament the other.

From one side of the world to another in a few seconds of text, you can be starting a campaign,involving yourself in a petition or just merely talking about what you had for lunch.

And that is the crazy world of the internet.

However, there seems to be a growing trend of people laying their “colours to the mast”.

I am noticing that these peace and anti-racist organisations mingle more often, alongside anti-Semites in a way, that they either know what they are doing or not.

One such organisation which I have noticed,has its title of “Hope Not Hate". A charming title for an organisation, given that its great to hope, and wonderful in an ideal world to not hate.

This organisation intrigues me.

It has all the nuances of being a fabulous middle man to hold out your hands and come together in a pool of hazy crazy love.

On the other hand, it has been quite open and clear in its association of the political far left, regularly tweeting alongside those who hold very nasty “anti-Semitic” views.

I have spoken before about my worry that these so called anti-racist and anti-Nazi organisations have made their minds up on who to support. Basically everyone except for those Zionist Jews in particular.

To openly campaign and post their messages alongside and within the vast array of anarchists, and
ultra left-wing anti-Semites, is not only worrying but a dangerous leap into the wrong direction.

Are their any so called “peace” organisations that support the Jewish people?

Amnesty as we know have a bias “anti-Israel” agenda, Hope not Hate, UAF, Anti-fascist league,have an openly Anti-Israeli policy.
Standing shoulder to shoulder with people who align and appease regimes who regularly kill gays, call Jews monkeys and apes, bury women up to their necks for merely looking at another man is not my idea of a peace.

Peace for whom then? Certainly not me, and certainly not those who support Israel.

These organisations need to clearly define what their idea of peace means.

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