George Galloway

Man jailed for assault on George Galloway

By JC Reporter, December 12, 2014

A former BBC manager with a "pathological loathing" for George Galloway has been jailed for 16 months (thurs) for beating him up in the street.

Neil Masterson, 39, approached Mr Galloway while the Respect MP posed for pictures with two Moroccan men in Golborne Road, Notting Hill.


Man pleads guilty to assault on George Galloway

By JC Reporter, November 7, 2014

A Jewish carer has admitted punching and kicking George Galloway, leaving him with a broken rib.

Neil Masterson pleaded guilty to causing the Respect MP actual bodily harm, at a hearing at Isleworth Crown Court today.

A charge of religiously aggravated assault against him was dropped.


Man denies street attack on Galloway

September 4, 2014

A Jewish man repeatedly punched George Galloway in the face because he "was an enemy to Judaism," a court heard this week.

Former BBC manager Neil Masterson, 39, is alleged to have shouted about the Holocaust and then assaulted Mr Galloway as he posed for pictures with members of the public in Golborne Road, west London.


'Obnoxious' rant charge unlikely

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 14, 2014

George Galloway is unlikely to face prosecution under racism laws after he told a Leeds audience to ban visits by Israelis and mimic Bradford as an "Israel-free zone".

The Respect MP, speaking at a party meeting in Leeds last week, said: "We don't even want Israeli tourists to come to Bradford even if any of them had thought of doing so.


Police probe George Galloway call to make Bradford an 'Israel-free zone'

By JC Reporter, August 8, 2014

Remarks by George Galloway that Bradford has been "declared an Israel-free zone" are being investigated by West Yorkshire Police.

The comments, made at a meeting of Respect Party activists in Leeds, were posted on YouTube.

Mr Galloway, MP for Bradford West said: "We have declared Bradford an Israel-free zone.


Rabbi Galloway, I presume

By Simon Rocker, June 26, 2014

You seldom see men in hats these days unless they are Orthodox Jews or ministers in the Nigerian government. So will Respect MP George Galloway be coming to a minyan down your way soon?


George Galloway in new row at Oxford Union

By Marcus Dysch, October 16, 2013

The tables were turned on George Galloway this week after a student launched a protest and then walked out as the Respect MP gave a lecture at the Oxford Union.

Jonathan Hunter unfurled an Israeli flag and began to speak in Hebrew in front of Mr Galloway before storming out.


Israel gave al-Qaeda chemical weapons, says Galloway

By Sandy Rashty, August 26, 2013

George Galloway has said that Israel could have supplied the gas used in what was almost certainly a chemical weapons attack in Damascus last week that left hundreds dead.

The Respect party MP, who was speaking in a video posted last week by Iranian media outlet Press TV, claimed that al-Qaeda had carried out the attack, and suggested that Israel had given the terror group the toxic gas.


Galloway in bid for Boris’s job?

By Marcus Dysch, June 13, 2013

George Galloway has announced his intention to stand as a candidate in the 2016 London mayoral election. Or has he?

The Respect MP said this week that he wanted to succeed Boris Johnson at City Hall and had formed a “committee which is seriously looking at the prospect of me running”.


George Galloway — no return to Labour Party

By Marcus Dysch, April 25, 2013

Labour officials have insisted that there are no plans for George Galloway to rejoin the party after it was revealed that the Respect MP had held a secret meeting with Ed Miliband.