George Galloway

Few left to fight in Galloway's Bradford

By Jennifer Lipman, March 1, 2013

If Rudi Leavor has a concern, he won't go to his local MP. A constituent of George Galloway in Bradford West, he is resigned to incidents such as the Respect leader storming out of a debate with an Israeli.

"That's Galloway, unfortunately," said Mr Leavor, chairman of Bradford Reform Synagogue, who speaks instead to nearby MP Kris Hopkins.

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Galloway's boycott a 'bully' act

By Marcus Dysch, February 28, 2013

The British-Israeli student boycotted by Respect MP George Galloway during an Oxford University debate says he was the victim of "an act of bullying".

Mr Galloway walked out of a debate with Eylon Aslan-Levy last Wednesday after discovering the student had joint citizenship.

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Galloway: Only friends of Israel given Middle East minister role

By Jennifer Lipman, February 28, 2013

George Galloway has accused the minister for the Middle East of being in his post because of his past involvement with Conservative Friends of Israel in an attack on Britain's history in the region.

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The Israeli with whom Galloway is happy to debate

By Jennifer Lipman, February 22, 2013

The British politician who stormed out of a university debate after discovering that his opponent was Israeli has said he would sit down with an anti-Zionist historian.

George Galloway, Respect MP for Bradford West, refused even to engage in a discussion with Oxford student Eylon Aslan-Levy on Wednesday night because the student has dual citizenship.

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Respect MP George Galloway storms out of Israel debate

By Marcus Dysch, February 21, 2013

Respect MP George Galloway walked out of an Oxford University debate after discovering a fellow panellist was Israeli.

Mr Galloway was on a panel alongside Eylon Aslan-Levy on Wednesday night discussing whether Israel should pull out of the West Bank.

The Bradford West MP had initially spoken for around 10 minutes in favour of a motion supporting immediate Israeli withdrawal.

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Lee Jasper: 'Israel is racist oppressor'

By Jennifer Lipman, January 22, 2013

Respect Party politician Lee Jasper has used the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day to mount an attack on Israel as a "racist oppressor".

Mr Jasper, a former equalities adviser to Ken Livingstone and an activist on race relations issues, made the comments about Israel and the Holocaust on his Facebook page.

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Pro-Respect Party Rotherham leaflet attacks Labour over Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, November 23, 2012

A leaflet attacking Labour Friends of Israel and attributed to George Galloway's Respect Party has been distributed ahead of next week's Rotherham by-election.

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George Galloway: we hate Zionism

By Jonathan Kalmus, November 22, 2012

MP George Galloway has branded Zionism “a blasphemy against Judaism and against God”, praised the legitimacy of Hamas and publicly called for the dismantling of Israel.

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Respect activist: was Hitler the bad guy?

By Jennifer Lipman, October 25, 2012

MP George Galloway has emphasised that his Respect Party “abhors and campaigns against racism” after being alerted to comments by a party officer questioning whether Adolf Hitler was “the bad guy”.

Naz Kahn, who last week was being praised on Facebook for her selection as a new woman’s officer for Respect, made the comments on the same site on September 30.

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