Antisemitism

Joshua Bonehill-Paine faces trial for alleged antisemitic abuse of Jewish MP Luciana Berger

By JC Reporter, August 17, 2016

An alleged antisemite has today denied racially abusing a Jewish Labour MP in a string of “defamatory and insulting” posts online.

Joshua Bonehill-Paine, 23, is accused of posting five abusive articles attacking the Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger.

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The antisemites might think they're hiding - but we can see right through them

By David Zeff, August 17, 2016

A school playground on a typical murky London lunchtime, the year 1981. One kid goes up to another to ask him why he hadn’t been at school the day before; the kid answers honestly without any thought as to why he shouldn’t: “It was a Jewish holiday called Yom Kippur and I don’t go to school”.

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Judge turns courtroom blue as she hits back at 'sieg heil' criminal

By Lianne Kolirin, August 10, 2016

A judge has stunned a courtroom by using the C-word as she jailed a racist and antisemitic thug.

Judge Patricia Lynch reacted angrily when John Hennigan, 50, told her she was "a bit of a c***" during sentencing, according to reports in the Mirror.

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Anger as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hands Shami Chakrabarti a peerage

By Marcus Dysch, August 4, 2016

Shami Chakrabarti, who led an investigation into allegations of antisemitism in the Labour Party, has accepted a peerage from Jeremy Corbyn.

She was nominated by the Labour leader and is elevated to the House of Lords just five weeks after completing her inquiry.

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Antisemitism - we may be better off in the UK

By Jonathan Boyd, August 4, 2016

Antisemitism is on the rise in Britain. We all know it.

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When I met Baroness Royall - and we talked antisemitism

By Rebecca Trenner, August 4, 2016

Baroness Royall finally released her full report into claims of antisemitism at Oxford University Labour Club yesterday. The report, which was commissioned by Labour, had been suppressed in favour of a wider inquiry chaired by Shami Chakrabarti.

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Blame the general rise in racism

By David Delew, August 4, 2016

Reports of antisemitic incidents to the Community Security Trust and the police are one of our most important tools for understanding anti-Jewish hatred.

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Antisemitic incidents rise by 62% in London

By Marcus Dysch, August 3, 2016

Antisemitic incidents across Britain increased by 11 per cent in the first six months of this year, with a shocking 62 per cent rise in London.

Figures published in a report by the Community Security Trust show that between January and the end of June there were 557 reported incidents, up from 500 in the first six months of 2015.

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Shami Chakrabarti is yet to comment on release of Royall report into Labour antisemitism

By Rosa Doherty, August 3, 2016

Shami Chakrabarti is yet to comment following the release of Baroness Royall’s full report into allegations of antisemitism among Labour-supporting students at Oxford University.

The JC has obtained a copy of the Royall report which was suppressed by Labour’s National Executive Committee in May.

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Baroness Royall report reveals Oxford Labour students engaged in antisemitism

By Marcus Dysch, August 3, 2016

The JC has obtained Baroness Royall’s full report into allegations of antisemitism among Labour-supporting students at Oxford University.

It finds that members of the Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) did engage in antisemitic acts.

"There have been some incidents of antisemitic behaviour," Baroness Royall writes.

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