The editor of The Canary, a controversial hard-left blog, has compared Israel to the Nazis in a tweet.
Kerry-Anne Mendoza, whose website is under investigation by the Government’s Independent Advisor on Antisemitism, wrote: “Jewish families were once dragged from their homes so Nazi families could move in. It wasn’t wrong because of the ethnicity of the victims. It was wrong because it was wrong. Apartheid Israel does it daily. ‘Never again’ must be universal.”
According to the International Definition of Antisemitism, “Drawing comparisons of contemporary Israeli policy to that of the Nazis” is antisemitic.
Ms Mendoza recently attacked Campaign Against Antisemitism using violent language, saying “The antisemitism witch hunt is seriously about to face off with #BlackLivesMatter I’m telling you now, those anti-Black, anti-Palestinian racists are gonna get their asses dragged all over town. And they have no clue. Because…entitlement.”
Campaign Against Antisemitism’s Antisemitism Barometer 2019 showed that antisemitism on the far-left of British politics has surpassed that of the far-right.