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Football Association investigates Block 109 over alleged pro-Hamas messages

The Football Association has launched an investigation into Block 109 over alleged pro-Hamas messages on social media. Block 109 is a group of England fans and official members of the England Supporters Travel Club. The group takes its name from its seating position at Wembley Stadium. In a group chat, one member of Block 109 […]

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Wimbledon fan given three-year football ban for performing Nazi salute during game

An AFC Wimbledon fan has been banned from attending football matches for three years after performing a Nazi salute during a game. Alan Strank, 42, pleaded guilty at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court yesterday to a racially aggravated offence under Section 4 of the Public Order Act. Mr Strank performed the Nazi gesture to supporters of Milton […]

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Welling United Football Club appeal for information following swastika graffiti on pitch 

Welling United Football Club has appealed for information following graffiti scrawled on the pitch at Park View Road stadium. Images appear to show the Club’s pitch defaced with swastikas, which reportedly occurred at around 18:00 on 12th October. In a statement, the Club said: “Two youths broke into the stadium and used club equipment to […]

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Children’s football match marred by antisemitism

A children’s football match just north of London has been marred by allegations of antisemitism. Following a 4-3 win against a Jewish children’s football team in a Hertfordshire Football Association fixture on Sunday, a player on the winning team posted a message on social media saying “Hitler would be proud” of his team’s victory and noted their “4-3 win […]

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Jewish players as young as seven “hissed at” by rivals to imitate sound of gas, Parliament told in debate on antisemitism in football

Numerous shocking anecdotes were shared in Parliament yesterday during a debate on the subject of antisemitism in football. The Westminster Hall debate was called by Conservative MP Theresa Villers, who cited several examples, including Celtic fans’ treatment of their club’s own Israeli player, Nir Bitton, who was called a “dirty Jew bastard” and a “Zionist […]

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Antisemitic chants heard at top Italian football fixtures

Loud, antisemitic chants were heard from supporters of some of Italy’s premier sides, including Genoa, Torino and Rome’s famed Lazio club. The chanting was heard when Genoa played Lazio on 10th April, and again the week after when Lazio played Torino on 16th April. According to local reports, the chants featured antisemitic slurs that referenced […]

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Borussia Dortmund football club take a stand against antisemitism in football

German football club Borussia Dortmund has hosted a conference aimed at tackling antisemitism in world football. The club organised the event in collaboration with the German Football League, the Central Council of Jews in Germany and the World Jewish Congress. Problems with the far-right loom large in Borussia Dortmund’s history. Though it does not distinguish […]

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Police investigate football fans’ “f****** Jew” chant on train

West Midlands Police are reportedly looking into a video that appears to show football fans singing a song targeting Jewish people on a Birmingham train. The video, uploaded to Twitter by Tottenham Hotspur fan @N17_SAUL, appears to show Arsenal supporters singing on their way to a fixture with Aston Villa on Saturday 19th March. The […]

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Austrian Football Association and Austrian Football League adopt International Definition of Antisemitism

The Austrian Football Association and the Austrian Football League have adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism. The document effecting the adoption was signed by the main footballing bodies during a ceremony last Thursday at the Judenplatz in Vienna. The ceremony was attended by the Vice Chancellor of Austria and other Government officials, as well as the leader of the Jewish […]

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UEFA punish German football club after fans perform Nazi salutes and shout antisemitic abuse during match with Israeli team

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) have punished Union Berlin football club after some of its fans performed Nazi salutes and shouted antisemitic abuse towards opposing supporters during its match with Israeli team Maccabi Haifa. A youth group promoting German and Israeli interests who attended the match on 30th September said that they were […]

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Joey Barton issues apology after describing bad football performance as ‘a Holocaust’

Joey Barton, the former football player and current manager of Bristol Rovers Football Club, has issued an apology after he described bad football performance as “a Holocaust” on Saturday. Reacting to Bristol Rovers’ loss to Newport County, Mr Barton said: “I said to the lads during the week, you know, the team’s almost like musical […]

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“Can you racially abuse Jewish people?” former footballer John Barnes, wonders in new book

Former Liverpool and England footballer John Barnes reportedly wonders in his new book whether one can racially abuse Jewish people. “Can you racially abuse Jewish people?” he asks, explaining that “if the Jewish people are a race, what race does a black Jewish person belong to?” Mr Barnes’ particular conceptualisation of racism becomes a little clearer when […]

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Antisemitic mural of Dutch footballer Steven Berghuis investigated by police

An antisemitic mural of Dutch footballer Steven Berghuis, who is not himself Jewish, is being investigated by police, it was reported last Friday. The image depicts the footballer wearing a concentration camp uniform and the yellow star that the Nazis forced Jews to wear during the Holocaust. The player’s nose was exaggerated in size, a […]

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Investigation finds Massachusetts high school football team, whose coach was suspended over antisemitic on-field calling, may have been using anti-Jewish racist language for a decade

An independent investigation has found that a high school American football team in Massachusetts whose coach was recently suspended after the team used antisemitic language during a game may in fact have been using anti-Jewish racist language for a decade. Duxbury High School, 30 miles from Boston, “severed ties” with Head Coach David Maimaron earlier […]

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“Here comes Chaca in the street, killing Jews to make soap”: Argentine Jewish group to file complaint over antisemitic chants by football fans before match

A leading Argentine Jewish group is to file a complaint over antisemitic slurs heard chanted by football fans in the streets of the capital prior to a match. The chants reportedly took place before a Buenos Aires derby between Atlanta, a team historically associated with the Jewish community, and Club Atletico Chacarita Juniors. The complaint charges that […]

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Algerian news outlet condemns Chelsea footballer for participating in Holocaust tribute

An Algerian news outlet has attacked a Moroccan-born Chelsea FC footballer over his participation in a Holocaust Memorial tribute. The Algerian channel, Ennahar TV, showed a photo of Moroccan player Hakim Ziyech with his teammates at Chelsea’s tribute to Holocaust victims, and described his participation as “a scandal.” The photo of Mr Ziyech and two […]

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Football Association adopts International Definition of Antisemitism

The Football Association, often known by its abbreviation FA, has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism. FA chief executive officer Mark Bullingham said in a statement: “Tackling all forms of discrimination and promoting equality has long been a priority for the FA as we strive for a game that is a truly safe and inclusive environment for all. Adopting […]

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Brentford Football Club adopts International Definition of Antisemitism

Brentford Football Club has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism. Kevin Coleman, the Championship club’s Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion said: “Through the adoption of this definition, we aim to increase the understanding of antisemitism within our supporters, staff, and the wider football family. This will be an addition to all of our work to engage more meaningfully with all of […]

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Watford Football Club adopts International Definition of Antisemitism

Watford Football Club has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism. In a statement, the Championship club said: “Through the adoption of this definition, we aim to increase the understanding of antisemitism within our supporters, staff, and the wider football family.” The statement added: “It will also become an additional key element within our educational process moving forward, should we […]

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In “scandalous” decision, Sheffield United is sole Premier League football club not to adopt International Definition of Antisemitism

Sheffield United is the only football club of the Premier League’s twenty member clubs to refuse to adopt the International Definition of Antisemitism. The Premier League and the other nineteen clubs adopted the Definition yesterday, but The Blades have declined to do so. It is hoped that this adoption will enable the Premier League to identify and discipline anti-Jewish racism […]

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Argentine Football Association adopts International Definition of Antisemitism

The Argentine Football Association (AFA), which governs all Argentinian club activity, adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism on 8th October in a move to combat discrimination in the sport. The two-time World Cup winner Argentina is the first national football association to have adopted the Definition. In the previous day the University of Buenos Aires, […]

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“Whoever doesn’t jump is a Jew!”: Dutch Fox channel criticised for adding offensive chants to Ajax football match soundtrack

A popular Dutch network has been criticised for including offensive chants in the soundtrack used for the first half of a recent football game. With COVID-19 prevention measures in place, professional sporting events are being held in empty stadiums in The Netherlands and many television stations are consequently using pre-recorded audience sound when broadcasting games […]

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Premier League and footballers peel away from support of Black Lives Matter after CAA confronts activists over antisemitic and violent statements

The Premier League and various footballers and commentators have begun withdrawing support from Black Lives Matter (BLM) after Campaign Against Antisemitism exposed antisemitism within the movement. The Premier League reportedly said in a statement it was “aware of the risk posed by groups that seek to hijack popular causes to promote their own political views” and […]

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Lord Mann urges football clubs to act against antisemitism among their fans

Lord Mann, the Government’s independent advisor on antisemitism, has told football clubs to enhance their efforts to tackle antisemitism and racism in stadiums, warning that “I have a voice and it will get more brutal if they don’t.” He made the remarks at the unveiling of a mural at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge honouring three footballers […]

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Chelsea football fans reportedly chant antisemitic slur “Yid” at game in Wales

Chelsea Football Club fans have reportedly chanted the antisemitic slur “Yid” at an away game in Swansea, Wales. Simon Johnson, the Evening Standard’s sports reporter, tweeted that it “took less than six minutes for the y-word to emerge from the away end where #cfc [Chelsea Football Club] fans are housed.” “Yid” is a Yiddish word […]

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Arsenal Football Club investigating after fan sings “G-d bless Adolf Hitler, ‘cos he tried his best, he gassed six million, now we’ll gas the rest”

Arsenal Football Club is investigating after a fan was caught on video singing an antisemitic song whilst walking to the team’s match against AC Milan last Thursday. The incident was recorded by a fellow fan who uploaded it to Twitter. In the shocking video, the perpetrator can be heard singing: “Gas them all, gas them all. […]

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CAA calls for Football Association Chief Executive Martin Glenn to apologise and undergo training after equating Star of David with swastika and Robert Mugabe

Campaign Against Antisemitism calls upon Martin Glenn, Chief Executive of the Football Association, to immediately apologise and undergo training after he equated the Star of David with the swastika and images of Robert Mugabe. Speaking about rules that prohibit the wearing of political symbols at football matches, Mr Glenn cited a number of “highly divisive” […]

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Comment: Jeremy Corbyn is calling out antisemitism in football, but not on his own team

At a “Show Racism the Red Card” event last week, the Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, called on Tottenham Hotspur fans to stop chanting their traditional “Yid Army” chant, saying that it racialises footballing divides and stokes antisemitism. Tottenham Hotspur has a longstanding, historic association with its local Jewish community and has been […]

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Chelsea Football Club unveils new education project to tackle antisemitism as hatred amongst fans persists

Chelsea Football Club, has announced a new project aimed at tackling antisemitism, involving senior first team players including Eden Hazard, Charly Musonda and Ross Barkley (pictured above). The project, under the Chelsea Foundation’s Building Bridges campaign is supported by Roman Abramovich, the club’s owner. In its statement the club said: “Everybody at Chelsea is proud […]

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Channel 4 Dispatches goes undercover with British Transport Police to catch antisemitic football fans and showcase the very best in hate crime policing

Channel 4’s flagship Dispatches investigative journalism programme has gone undercover with British Transport Police to showcase how they work to catch racist football fans on trains. Using CCTV, the programme shows how football thugs on trains subject staff and passengers including children to a torrent of abuse as they travel to matches. For their victims, […]

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Chelsea Football Club must act or face action over supporters’ latest antisemitic song

Chelsea Football Club faces action from the Football Association following its supporters’ latest antisemitic song. The club’s fans have a long history of singing and chanting the most disgusting antisemitic lyrics, but only rarely have fans been prosecuted. The latest antisemitic song to ring out from the Chelsea supporters’ section came on Saturday, when the […]

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Elite football school reportedly failing to tackle extremism as pupils act out Nazi profiling on suspected Jews and hum marching songs in corridors

An investigation by the Sunday Telegraph has uncovered antisemitism and far-right extremism at Rainhill High School, the nominated school for players enrolled in Liverpool Football Club’s academy. A series of whistleblowers have said that they believe that far-right extremism is endemic at the school, claiming that the management are failing to tackle the problem. A whistleblower […]

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Polish football fans daub antisemitic graffiti on buildings in Woking in football feud

An antisemitic graffiti battle between rival Polish football fans appears to have played out on buildings in Woking. An RTS Widzew Łódź appears to have declared the greatness of the team on a garage door, which a rival has attempted to call the other’s team Jewish, which is intended as an insult. RTS Widzew Łódź had Jewish players […]

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£150 and 60 hours’ community service for Mark Harding who told rival football fan to “stick your head in the oven like the Jew you are”

Football fan Mark Harding has reportedly been told to pay £150 compensation and perform 60 hours of unpaid community service for telling a supporter of a rival football team to “stick your head in the oven like the Jew you are” on Twitter. The 48-year-old from Walsall claimed that his tweets constituted “football banter”. His lawyer, Tina Patel, […]

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Police hunt Manchester City football fans chanting “F*** off, you f***ing yids! F***ing gas isn’t good enough for ya!”

Greater Manchester Police are hunting Manchester City Football Club fans who shouted antisemitic slogans on a tram on their way to watch their team play against Tottenham Hotspur at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium. The Manchester City fans bellowed at passengers: “F*** off, you F***ing yids! F***ing gas isn’t good enough for ya!” They continued: “You’re getting gassed in the […]

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5 months in prison for Polish football fans who sprayed antisemitic graffiti across Tunbridge Wells

Two Polish football hooligans who sprayed antisemitic graffiti and football slogans across Tunbridge Wells in a one-night rampage have been sentenced to spend 22 weeks in prison. On 17th November 2016, Sebastian Tancula and Damian Filipek met at Stansted Airport and went out drinking. Filipek, a scrapyard worker who has been in the UK for four years and Tancula, who was […]

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Football fans banned for three years for Nazi salutes and mimicking escaping gas

Two Southampton FC supporters who yelled abuse, mimicked the sound of hissing gas and made Nazi salutes at Tottenham Hotspur fans have been banned from attending matches for three years. Thomas Flynn and Michael Haydon committed the offences at Southampton’s St Mary’s Stadium during a match on 19th December 2015. Flynn, 22, of Yeovil Chase, Harefield, Southampton […]

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Hertfordshire Constabulary appeals for witnesses to antisemitic singing at local football match reported by CAA

Following a report by Campaign Against Antisemitism, Hertfordshire Constabulary has launched an appeal for witnesses to antisemitic singing by hooligans at Hertford Town FC’s home ground, Hertingfordbury Park. CAA became aware of the incident after a contributor to Everyday Antisemitism posted a local newspaper’s match report on Everyday Antisemitism. Everyday Antisemitism is run by Campaign […]

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Rangers supporter convicted of performing Nazi salute during game against German team

A supporter of Rangers Football Club has been convicted of performing a Nazi salute during a game against German team RB Leipzig. Josh Smith, 29, was found guilty at Glasgow Sheriff Court of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner which was racially aggravated for performing the Nazi gesture on 5th May at Rangers’ Ibrox […]

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Neo-Nazi terrorist ‘Miss Hitler’ to be released early from prison 

A neo-Nazi terrorist is to be released early from prison, according to reports. In June 2020, a woman who entered a “Miss Hitler” beauty pageant in order to attract new members to the neo-Nazi terrorist group National Action was found guilty of membership in the proscribed organisation and sentenced to three years in prison. Alice […]

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Manchester Conservatives finally remove candidate from website five months after his endorsement by the Party was revoked following social media revelations

It has taken Manchester Conservatives some five months to remove from its website a local election candidate whose endorsement from the Party was revoked after social media revelations. On 12th April, it was reported, Sham Raja Akhtar, a Conservative candidate for Sedgley ward in the 2022 local elections, had his endorsement by the Party revoked after numerous historic and inflammatory social media posts […]

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Popular Iranian Olympic wrestler announces “Hitler is my hero”

A popular Iranian wrestler has reportedly announced that “Hitler is my hero.” Greco-Roman wrestler Mohammad Ali Geraei, who came in fifth place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, cited Hitler as an inspiration, along with boxer Muhammad Ali and footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, in an interview with an Iranian publication over the weekend. Mr Geraei won bronze at the […]

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“People who look white but aren’t”: YouTuber exposed for inflammatory remarks about Jews

Following an investigative article in The Times, a British YouTuber has been exposed for his inflammatory remarks about Jews, all made using euphemisms and codewords to trick the platform’s artificial intelligence filters. James Owens, 37, who goes by the codename, The Ayatollah, complete with a fake profile picture and a pretend accent, is described as […]

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GB News deletes interview with Peter Sweden after controversy over his alleged past Holocaust denial and other inflammatory comments about Jews

GB News, the conservative news and opinion channel, has deleted the video of an interview between host Neil Oliver and the far-right blogger Peter Sweden, after controversy erupted in relation to his past comments, which he now denies having made. Peter Sweden, whose real name is believed to be Peter Imanuelsen and who has over 330,000 follows on Twitter, first […]

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Rangers ban fan who reportedly performed Nazi salute during West Ham friendly

Rangers Football Club has banned a spectator from future matches for performing a Nazi salute. The fan appears to have made the salute during Rangers’ friendly match with West Ham United on 19th July at the Glasgow club’s home ground, Ibrox Stadium. He was apparently seen wearing the strip of West Ham’s rivals, Millwall, which […]

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CAA exploring legal options after CPS drops antisemitic hate charges in yet another high-profile case, this time in relation to West Ham suspects

Campaign Against Antisemitism is exploring legal options after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) dropped charges against two suspects in relation to a high-profile incident on a Ryanair flight last year. Lee Carey, 55, and Jak Bruce, 31, were arrested in connection with an incident on a flight from London Stansted to Eindhoven in November 2021 in which numerous West […]

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French police reportedly arrest neo-Nazis who took part in “Jew hunt”

Police in the Alsace region of France have reportedly arrested four neo-Nazis on weapons charges. The haul reportedly included forty-one guns, twenty-three of which were illegal. Also found was the equivalent of at least 120,000 bullet cartridges. Approximately 200 police officers were involved in the arrest of the four men, aged 45 to 53. French […]

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Italian Government condemns Lazio fans’ inflammatory behaviour

Leading figures at SS Lazio, the football club based in Rome, as well as figures from the Italian Government, have condemned racist insults aimed at a steward working in the stadium during a game with Hellas Verona, and inflammatory slogans directed at fans of Lazio’s local rivals, AS Roma. Italy’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luigi […]

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West Ham fans charged with racially aggravated harassment of visibly Jewish man on Ryanair flight appear in court

Two West Ham supporters appeared in court today charged with racially aggravated harassment of a visibly Jewish man on a Ryanair flight last year. Lee Carey, 55, and Jak Bruce, 31, who appeared via video link before Judge Loram QC at Chelmsford Crown Court, were arrested in connection with an incident on a flight to Eindhoven in November 2021 in which numerous West Ham […]

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CAA writes to Conservative Party over disturbing pattern of incidents in Bury

Campaign Against Antisemitism has this week written to the Conservative Party in relation to a disturbing pattern of incidents in the Bury North and South Conservative Association, which we and others have publicised in recent weeks. On 17th February, it was reported that a Jewish councillor, Jordan Lewis, was deselected by the local association and was thereby unable to run with […]

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“Finally we are again in our natural position of dominance over the Jews”: senior north Italy policeman accused of posting antisemitic comment on Facebook

A senior policeman in Italy’s northern province of Monza and Brianza allegedly posted a message on Facebook saying: “Finally we are again in our natural position of dominance over the Jews.” The alleged comment by Massimo Vergani, Deputy Police Commander of Seregno, was a reference to the victory of Inter-Milan over AC Milan in a 19th April […]

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Local council candidate dropped by Conservatives allegedly still represents Party at hustings

A local council candidate who had his endorsement by the Conservatives revoked has allegedly gone on to represent the Party at a hustings. Sham Raja, who was the Conservatives’ candidate in the Sedgley ward in Bury, was dropped by the Party on 12th April, after numerous historic and inflammatory social media posts were uncovered, including one allegedly comparing Israeli […]

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Scrutiny mounts over alleged antisemitism and other concerning claims among Bury Conservatives

Scrutiny is mounting over numerous allegations of antisemitism and other concerning claims among Conservatives in Bury. Shaf Mahmood, who was due to stand as a Conservative candidate in the Redvales ward, saw his endorsement from the Party reportedly revoked last week after it emerged that he has tweeted, in 2017, that “Jews r at it again”. According to a report in the Jewish News, Mr Mahmood, who […]

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Justice Minister Lord Wolfson defends the International Definition of Antisemitism, saying that it’s “Calumny to say that the fight against antisemitism shuts down free speech”

Justice Minister Lord Wolfson has defended the International Definition of Antisemitism against claims that it shuts down free speech. Speaking at a conference held at the Tottenham Hotspur Football Stadium, Lord Wolfson said that there is no conflict between the British Government’s embrace of the Definition and its commitment to freedom of speech, maintaining that […]

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Brazilian podcaster Bruno Aiub fired after calling for launch of Nazi Party in Brazil

A Brazilian podcaster has been fired and could potentially face criminal charges after he called for the launch of a Nazi Party in Brazil. Bruno Aiub, a 31-year-old podcaster with a following of 3.6 million on YouTube and 1 million on Twitch, said on his podcast Flow, where he interviews politicians, that “I think there should be a Nazi […]

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Marcus Rashford condemns Wiley’s antisemitic remarks following photograph together, provoking the rapper into yet another tantrum

Following the online backlash to a recent photograph of Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and the antisemite rapper Wiley spending time at a Dubai club together, which went viral earlier this week, Mr Rashford has distanced himself from the musician and has condemned Wiley’s antisemitic remarks, which provoked Wiley into yet another tantrum In his tirade […]

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Everton fan banned from games for three years after antisemitic chants at Spurs fans

An Everton fan has been banned from attending football matches for three years after he took part in antisemitic chants that were aimed at Spurs fans. Michael Campbell, of Aigburth Road, Liverpool, was reported to stewards and police following his actions at the match held at Goodison Park on 7th November.  This led to an […]

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Major Parliamentary report calls for enhanced measures by social media companies to tackle antisemitism on their platforms

A major Parliamentary report has called on social media companies to introduce enhanced measures to tackle racism against Jewish people on their platforms. The Joint Committee on the Draft Online Bill, which is studying the Government’s proposed legislation to regulate social media, has recommended changes to ensure rapid response by social media companies to requests from the police […]

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Antisemitism in Berlin at highest levels in three years

Recorded incidents of antisemitism in Berlin during the first half of 2021 are the highest that they have been compared with other recordings from January to June in the past three years, according to a report published yesterday by RIAS, a Berlin-based monitoring institute. Between the months of January and June of this year, 522 […]

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CAA launches Podcast Against Antisemitism, a weekly podcast streaming every Thursday, with David Baddiel as our first special guest

Campaign Against Antisemitism has today launched a new weekly podcast. Podcast Against Antisemitism, streaming every Thursday, is the first podcast in the world to focus on racism against Jews. Each week, the podcast gives you the chance to hear from those on the front line in the fight against antisemitism – in politics, media, universities, social media, […]

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Third man arrested over antisemitic chanting by West Ham fans on flight to match

A third man has reportedly been arrested after a video surfaced last week of West Ham fans chanting an antisemitic song at a Hasidic passenger on a flight to a match. Two men have already been arrested in connection with the incident, during which West Ham supporters, on a Ryanair flight to Belgium where their club was playing KRC Genk, were filmed […]

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Yorkshire head coach suspended over “antisemitic” tweet  

Andrew Gale, the Yorkshire head coach, has reportedly been suspended pending his investigation over a tweet that has been deemed antisemitic. In November 2010, after an exchange of messages on Twitter with Paul Dews, the current Head of Communications at Middlesbrough Football Club, Mr Gale tweeted: “Thought you might pipe up! Button it yid!” in […]

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Yorkshire head coach investigated over “antisemitic” tweet  

Andrew Gale, the Yorkshire head coach, is being investigated over a tweet that has been deemed antisemitic. In November 2010, after an exchange of messages on Twitter with Paul Dews, the current Head of Communications at Middlesbrough Football Club, Mr Gale tweeted: “Thought you might pipe up! Button it yid!” in a now-deleted tweet uncovered […]

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Chelsea fan sent to prison for eight weeks over antisemitic tweets aimed at Tottenham supporters

A man who pleaded guilty to sending a series of antisemitic, hateful and racist tweets has been sentenced to eight weeks in prison at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today. After an investigation by the Metropolitan Police, Nathan Blagg, 21, of Retford in Nottinghamshire, was charged in September with seven counts of sending by public communication network an offensive/indecent/obscene/menacing message/matter which violates the Malicious […]

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CAA calls on Ryanair to help West Ham identify and ban fans who were filmed chanting “I’ve got a foreskin haven’t you, f***ing Jew” at a Hasidic passenger on a flight to a match

Campaign Against Antisemitism has called on Ryanair to help West Ham FC identify and ban fans who were filmed chanting an antisemitic song at a Hasidic passenger on a flight to a match. The West Ham supporters were on a flight to Belgium where their club was playing KRC Genk. On the flight out, fans […]