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Flotilla captain: Throw Israelis overboard

By James Lewis, June 18, 2010
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An Israeli army video has revealed ne of the leading activists on the Mavi Marmari telling the people on it to be prepared to be “martyrs”.

Boat commander and IHH leader Bulent Yildirim, urges his followers to throw Israeli soldier overboard, saying: “If they board our ship we will throw them into the sea, Allah willing.”

Mr Yildirim states that "a million martyrs" will be “marching towards Gaza.”

Mr Yildirim repeatsthrough his Arabic translator that Israel is not a state and how the activists must not be “cowards”.

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IHH activists discuss martyrdom and the flotilla

By Jennifer Lipman, June 16, 2010
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Activists from the Mavi Marmara discuss their mission to Gaza, being shaheeds (martyrs) and giving the Israeli "cockroaches" a "good fight".

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Piers Morgan talks politics at Norwood lunch

By Jennifer Lipman, June 15, 2010
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The Britain's Got Talent judge and former Mirror editor talks tax and cuts, celebrity and those doctored photos in an interview with Richard Desmond at a Norwood charity event.

In total, £500,000 was raised at the annual Norwood Property Lunch, to help children and families in need and people with learning disabilities.

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White House reporter: Jews "get the hell out"

By Jennifer Lipman, June 8, 2010
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Helen Thomas shares her views on Israel and the Jews at a White House Jewish Heritage Month event

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The pro-Israel demonstration in London

By Jessica Elgot, June 3, 2010
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More than 700 pro-Israel supporters were outside the Israeli embassy on Wednesday night, waving flags, singing and denouncing Israel’s treatment by politicians and by the media.

The protest, organised by the Zionist Federation, was countered by approximately 100 pro-Palestinian demonstrators who stood just a few metres away, separated by a heavy police presence. The demonstrators included Jews for Justice for Palestinians.

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Anti-Jewish chanting at pro-Palestine protest

By Jessica Elgot, June 2, 2010
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Around 250 protesters gathered outside the Israeli embassy with anti-Israeli banners and waving Palestinian flags on Tuesday evening.

The demonstration was peaceful and no arrests occured. However, as protesters stood in the pouring rain they chanted “Khyber al-Yahud” – an Islamic battle cry which celebrates the death and defeat of Jews in the battle of Khyber in 629.

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Knives and other weapons found on flotilla

By Jennifer Lipman, June 2, 2010
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Footage from the flotilla showing the weapons found on board

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Activists attack IDF on flotilla

By Jennifer Lipman, June 1, 2010
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Footage from the flotilla showing Israeli troops being attacked

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Manchester launch party for JC North

May 26, 2010
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More than 250 people attended a party in Spinningfields, Manchester on Tuesday evening to mark the launch of the JC’s new northern edition, which goes on sale on Friday. The event was sponsored by Jaguar cars and guests were joined by the city’s Lord Mayor and leading figures from the Jewish communities of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle and Scotland.

Filming by Jessica Elgot, editing by Chris Burton.

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Nick Griffin challenged over BNP violence

By Jessica Elgot, May 10, 2010
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BNP leader Nick Griffin was confronted by Searchlight editor and Hope Not Hate activist Nick Lowles over an incident where a BNP councillor was seen brwling with three Asian men.

The BNP have suffered a thrashing at the hands of the electorate, despite fears that the extreme rightwing party would gain a seat in Parliament after their success in the European elections.

Mr Griffin came in third in Barking, after a bitter campaign which saw volunteers and anti-racist activists come out to campaign for his Labour opponent, Margaret Hodge.

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