Antisemitism

West Ham warns fans against antisemitic chanting ahead of Spurs match

By Sandy Rashty, March 1, 2016

West Ham football club has warned its fans against chanting antisemitic slogans during tomorrow's match against Tottenham Hotspur.

The club, which is co-owned by David Sullivan and David Gold, who is Jewish, said it would ban supporters from the club if they chanted hate messages during the game at its stadium, the Boleyn Ground, in east London.

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Labour launches new probe into claims of antisemitism at Oxford student club

By Sandy Rashty, February 28, 2016

A Labour peer has been appointed to lead a fresh investigation into allegations of antisemitism at Oxford University’s Labour Club.

Baroness Janet Royall, Labour’s former leader of the House of Lords, was appointed on Friday to head a fresh investigation amid allegations of Jew-hate at the top university.

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Left has problem with antisemitism, says Labour’s Chuka Umunna

By Marcus Dysch, February 26, 2016

Sections of the political left have a problem with antisemitism, according to one of Labour’s most prominent figures.

Chuka Umunna, who is investigating the reasons behind party’s declining appeal to ethnic minority voters, said it would be “disingenuous” to deny there was an issue to be tackled in regards to Jew-hatred.

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NUS accused of hypocrisy after “pushing out” Jewish student from anti-racism campaign

By Naomi Firsht, February 25, 2016

The National Union of Students has voted to “push out” Jewish students from an anti-racism campaign, according to a leading Jewish member of the union.

The NUS’ National Executive Committee this week passed a motion ending the practice of giving an automatic leadership place on its Anti-racism Anti-Fascism (ARAF) campaign to a Jewish student.

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Police drop investigation in radio phone-in caller who said UK was ruled by ‘Zionist Jews’

By Josh Jackman, February 25, 2016

Police have dropped their investigation into a caller to a BBC radio phone-in who claimed the UK was “ruled by Zionist Jews”.

The Metropolitan Police had begun inquiries after the caller, referred to as “Andy from St. Margaret’s," made several comments about Jews during a 13-minute on-air conversation with BBC Radio London host Simon Lederman on December 22.

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Ofcom warn TV channel over broadcasts calling Jews a ‘cursed race’

By Simon Rocker, February 22, 2016

An Islamic TV channel has been warned by the broadcasting standards regulator Ofcom that it faces sanctions after showing antisemitic lectures by a preacher who called Jews a “cursed race”.

Peace TV Urdu was found in breach of TV standards for broadcasting two recorded lecturers by the late Dr Israr Ahmad in September last year.

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Spanish magazine may face legal action over ‘antisemitic’ cartoons

By Josh Jackman, February 19, 2016

A prominent Jewish community in Spain is considering taking legal action against a satirical magazine which printed allegedly antisemitic and anti-Israel cartoons.

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Hate attack on six men in South Africa

February 18, 2016

An attempt was made to run over six men as they were walking home from synagogue in a suburb of Johannesburg last month.

In the incident, which was reported last week, a vehicle with four occupants drove past the men, with the driver making offensive hand gestures and shouting "F---ing Jews".

A few minutes later, the vehicle returned and swerved lanes, threatening to knock the men over.

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Jewish Society makes new allegations in Oxford Labour antisemitism row

By Naomi Firsht, February 17, 2016

Labour-supporting students backed Hamas terrorists’ efforts to kill Jews, sang about rockets over Tel Aviv, and discussed “an international Jewish conspiracy,” it has been claimed.

Jewish students at Oxford University revealed a list of what they say are examples of antisemitism within the university’s Labour club.

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Student Labour leader quits amid antisemitism claims

By JC Reporter, February 16, 2016

The co-chair of a leading student Labour group has quit amid accusations that colleagues “have some kind of problem with Jews”.

Alex Chalmers said he was leaving the "poisonous" Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) after it endorsed Israel Apartheid Week, due to take place next week.

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