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Daily Mail investigation reports that PSC and SPSC forced Jewish shops to close with “campaign of intimidation”

Activists from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and its Scottish equivalent (SPSC) have reportedly forced Jewish shops to close with a “campaign of intimidation.” The Daily Mail reported that the activists targeted shops in Aberdeen, Belfast, Brighton, Glasgow, London and Manchester, and held aggressive rallies outside them, forcing all but one of the businesses to […]

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Former Prime Minister Tony Blair calls Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has called Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite in an interview at a panel event at Bar Ilan University in Israel. Mr Blair said: “To be frank, this antisemitism row, it’s a shameful thing.” When asked if he believed Corbyn himself was antisemitic, he said yes, explaining: “Some of the remarks are […]

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George Galloway sacked by TalkRadio over antisemitic gloating that Liverpool’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur meant there would be “No #Israël flags on the Cup!”

TalkRadio has sacked George Galloway from his role as a radio host following comments in which he conflated Tottenham Hotspur’s many Jewish fans with Israeli citizens. In a clearly antisemitic tweet, Mr Galloway stated: “Congratulations to the great people of #Liverpool to the memory of the socialist miner #BillShankley [sic] to the fallen #96 to […]

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“Al Quds Day” parade stripped of Hizballah flags, but marchers told “Zios” plot antisemitism “smears” at workshops run by Israeli embassy

Nearly 1,000 people have marched at the “Al Quds Day” parade in central London today. Volunteers from Campaign Against Antisemitism’s Demonstration and Event Monitoring Unit went into the thick of the protest to gather evidence. The march saw open antisemitism from attendees, who marched under banners declaring that it is a “crime” or “racism” to […]

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Jeremy Corbyn defended “salient points” which were “overlooked” in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech vowing to “wipe Israel off the map” without condemning it

It has emerged that Jeremy Corbyn authored an article in which he defended “salient points” which he felt were “overlooked” in former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech vowing to “wipe Israel off the map” at an event called “The world without Zionism”. Mr Ahmadinejad was also quoted as saying that: “Anybody who recognises Israel will […]

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Hamas issues statement in “salute” to Jeremy Corbyn, noting its “great respect and appreciation” for his support of antisemitic march

Hamas, the terrorist organisation which seeks the murder of all Jews worldwide, has issued a statement in which it “salutes” Jeremy Corbyn for supporting this weekend’s antisemitic march through London. It said that it had “great respect and appreciation [sic] the solidarity message sent by the British Labor [sic] Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn”. Only one […]

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Crowds at Corbyn-supported anti-Israel march attended by National Front leader cheer as speaker says Jewish organisations are “in the gutter” and “part of the problem”

Central London was brought to a chaotic standstill today as thousands marched and rallied against Israel at the “National Demonstration for Palestine: Exist! Resist! Return!” The march saw open antisemitism from attendees, many of whom cheered as one speaker told adoring crowds that Jewish organisations are “in the gutter” and “part of the problem”. Numerous […]

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Jeremy Corbyn joins his most rabid supporters in claiming he is victim of “mischievous” political smear campaign plotted by Jewish peer and Rupert Murdoch

In what seems to be a major shift in policy, instead of his usual protestations of innocence when challenged with examples of his own antisemitism, Jeremy Corbyn has now gone a step further claimed to be the victim of a “mischievous” political attack orchestrated by Jewish peer Lord Finkelstein, plotted secretly with media mogul Rupert […]

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CAA seeking explanation for weak response to discovery that academics paid by Commission for Countering Extremism tweeted antisemitic material

Two academics paid up to £10,000 each to advise the Commission for Countering Extremism have posted antisemitic material online, including that Israel is in an “alliance with Al Qaeda”, according to The Sunday Times. Professor Tahir Abbas, who holds a post at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University in the Netherlands, […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s glowing foreword for book claiming banks and press are controlled by “a single and peculiar race” is yet further evidence that he is an antisemite

It has emerged that Jeremy Corbyn wrote a glowing foreword to a book which argued that the banks and the press are controlled by “a single and peculiar race.” Mr Corbyn praised the book as “brilliant”, “correct and prescient” and a “great tome.” The foreword written by Mr Corbyn was uncovered by The Times columnist […]

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Swindon Advertiser publishes letters accusing Jews of appropriating “ill feeling toward Semites” and attacking “bogus campaign against antisemitism”

Letters to the editor have been published in the Swindon Advertiser accusing the Jewish community of appropriating “ill feeling toward Semites”, and attacking the “pro-Israel lobby and their bogus campaign against antisemitism.” The letters appeared under the headline “The perpetrators need to be opposed and condemned, not pandered to” and were in response to an […]

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CAA petition denouncing Jeremy Corbyn as an “antisemite” who is “unfit to hold any public office” passes 50,000 signatures

Campaign Against Antisemitism’s petition denouncing Jeremy Corbyn as an “antisemite” who is “unfit to hold any public office” has passed 50,000 signatures. The petition notes that Mr Corbyn has “lied, distracted, tried to twist the definition of antisemitism to exclude his past conduct, and issued false apologies when pressure mounted” and that “his actions have […]

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Police Service of Northern Ireland investigating antisemitic comments in pub, including “Hitler didn’t kill enough f***ing Jews”

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is investigating shocking antisemitic comments made in a pub, including that “Hitler didn’t kill enough f***ing Jews.” Israeli author and journalist, Tuvia Tenenbom, filmed several men inside a pub in Derry’s Bogside, a predominantly nationalist area, as part of a documentary on Brexit. The clip has been widely circulated […]

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Jeremy Corbyn defended eight primary schools’ plans to send children to “unbiased” festival featuring vandal who daubed “Free Gaza and Palestine” on Warsaw ghetto

It has emerged that in 2011, Jeremy Corbyn defended eight schools’ plans to send children to a festival featuring a vandal who daubed “Free Gaza and Palestine” on the Warsaw ghetto. Eight primary schools had intended to send children to the Tottenham Palestine Literary Festival, where speakers included Ewa Jasciewicz, who spray-painted “Free Gaza and […]

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Corbyn’s senior aide Laura Murray said Corbyn instructed her to stop suspension of activist now arrested on suspicion of incitement to racial hatred

Jeremy Corbyn’s disgraced senior parliamentary aide, Laura Murray, has now been exposed intervening to prevent the suspension of Pat Sheerin from the Labour Party. In leaked e-mails, she said that she intervened on behalf of Mr Corbyn himself. Ms Sheerin is one of three former Labour activists who have been arrested on suspicion of incitement […]

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Ken Livingstone reportedly tells Corbyn fans that antisemitism crisis is manufactured by “tax-dodging” elite and “bloody corporations”

The disgraced former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has reportedly told a meeting of pro-Corbyn activists that the Labour Party’s antisemitism crisis is driven by “lies and smears” manufactured by the “elite” wishing to protect their “tax-dodging in the Cayman Islands”. According to the Daily Mail, he also blamed “bloody corporations” and “ghastly old Blairites”, […]

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Diane Abbott and Lloyd Russell-Moyle gave parliamentary launch to report by conspiracy theorist David Miller whose website claims CAA is part of “Israel lobby”

On Tuesday 26th March, the Shadow Home Secretary, Diane Abbott, alongside fellow Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle reportedly hosted the launch of a new report by the founder of “Spinwatch”, Professor David Miller. Prof. Miller has long used his various platforms to attack and smear Jewish community organisations. In November he is reported to have defended […]

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Momentum video against antisemitic conspiracy theories narrated by Michael Walker who accused Jewish community bodies of conspiracy

The pro-Corbyn campaign group, Momentum, has produced a short video posted on Twitter about antisemitic conspiracy theories titled “The conspiracy behind conspiracy theories” narrated by Michael Walker. The video might seem to be an admirable attack on some of the lies that are spread about Jews, many of which were popularised by the Nazi propaganda […]

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CAA cautiously anticipates imminent success for efforts to completely proscribe Hizballah

Following a gruelling effort over several years by Campaign Against Antisemitism and others, we are cautiously optimistic that Hizballah will finally now be completely proscribed by the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, with the support of the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt. We recall past disappointments, however. For example, we were assured last summer that Hizballah would […]

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Jeremy Corbyn unapologetic about handling of antisemitism on “The Andrew Marr Show”

In an interview on BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show, Jeremy Corbyn declined the opportunity to apologise for antisemitism in the Labour Party, falling back instead on his oft-repeated claim that he is an anti-racist. The Labour leader’s appearance on the show, which made for uncomfortable viewing, saw him confronted on several issues that have arisen as part […]

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Theresa May promises to root out the “scourge of antisemitism” in the UK

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to tackle antisemitism, insisting that she does not “underestimate the threat”. In a speech given at an event held by the United Jewish Israel Appeal, Ms May described how “it sickens me” that “some in our Jewish community say they are fearful of the future,” and rightly observed that […]

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Bus stops in central London vandalised with antisemitic posters claiming that it is “racist” for Jews to have a state

Posters carrying the message “Israel is a racist endeavour” have been put up on bus stops around central London, including one opposite Parliament. This poster explicitly mocks and breaches the International Definition of Antisemitism which states that “Denying the Jewish people their right to self-determination (e.g. by claiming that the existence of a State of […]

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Lord Jonathan Sacks: Jeremy Corbyn is “an antisemite” who has “given support to racists, terrorists and dealers of hate who want to kill Jews”

The former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has labelled Jeremy Corbyn “an antisemite” in the peer’s first major comments on Labour’s antisemitism crisis. The remarks represent a dramatic intervention and reflect the depth of feeling in the Jewish community toward the Labour leader personally, as well as his handling of antisemitism in his party. Lord […]

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CAA declares Jeremy Corbyn unfit to hold any public office

Following the constant stream of revelations about the Labour Party over the past several weeks, Campaign Against Antisemitism has declared Jeremy Corbyn unfit to hold any public office. Gideon Falter, Chairman of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “For weeks, events from Jeremy Corbyn’s disturbing past have trickled into the light. Among his many acts during his time […]

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Jeremy Corbyn stood side by side with banned terrorist group’s chief at Tunisia cemetery

Journalists at The Times have identified the man photographed standing side by side with Jeremy Corbyn at the infamous wreath-laying in Tunisia as Maher al-Taher, the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a terrorist organisation which had been banned across the European Union two years before the ceremony. The PFLP has been […]

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CAA complains to Parliamentary Commissioner after it emerges that Jeremy Corbyn’s trip to honour antisemitic Black September terrorists was not declared in parliamentary register

Campaign Against Antisemitism has submitted a complaint to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards after receiving reports that Jeremy Corbyn’s trip to Tunisia in 2014 was not declared in Parliament’s Register of Interests. According to Parliamentary rules, any payment of more than £300 for a foreign trip must be declared if not paid for by an MP […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s 2015 leadership campaign was partly financed by donations from donors alleged to have supported Hamas or terrorism

Campaign Against Antisemitism has reviewed Electoral Commission documents, according to which Jeremy Corbyn’s 2015 campaign to become leader of the Labour Party was partly funded by London GP Dr Ibrahim Hamami, who is alleged to be aligned with Hamas, the genocidal antisemitic terrorist organisation, and retired Professor Ted Honderich, who stated in 2011 that Palestinians had […]

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UK delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance issues statement condemning tampering with the International Definition of Antisemitism

The UK delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has issued a statement condemning efforts to tamper with the International Definition of Antisemitism by removing or amending the examples of antisemitism which form part of the definition. The statement does not mention the Labour Party, but the timing and content of the statement appears to […]

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Slides used during Jeremy Corbyn’s Holocaust Memorial Day event claimed that “Judaism has been substituted by Holocaust religion” with “monopoly on suffering”

Slides used during Jeremy Corbyn’s Holocaust Memorial Day event proclaimed that “Judaism has been substituted by Holocaust religion” with “monopoly on suffering”. According to the slides, under Israel’s “Holocaust religion”, a new Holocaust was being inflicted by Israel, supposedly under the supervision of Nobel Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, who the slides said […]

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CAA reacts to Jeremy Corbyn’s article in The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has released an article in The Guardian in response to the Jewish community’s concerns. Gideon Falter, Chairman of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “This statement from Jeremy Corbyn bears all of the hallmarks of his spin doctors’ usual techniques. He has released a vague and meaningless article, just as the Jewish community goes home […]

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Jeremy Corbyn pointed at anti-racism activists and had them removed from his 2010 Holocaust abuse event, as speakers claimed Nazis’ victims became their successors

Campaign Against Antisemitism has heard from anti-racism activists who attended Jeremy Corbyn’s 2010 Holocaust Memorial Day event in which speakers repeatedly diminished the memory of the Holocaust. They have told us how Jeremy Corbyn told them to be quiet when they tried remonstrating with speakers, one of whom declared that “Nazism has won because it […]

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Far-left propaganda website Skwawkbox caught calling article about “Jewish war against Corbyn” both “pertinent and frightening”

Far-left propaganda website Skwawkbox has been caught calling an appalling article about the “Jewish war against Corbyn” both “pertinent and frightening”. The article, entitled “The Jewish ‘war against Corbyn’ risks bringing real antisemitism to Britain”, accused the Jewish community of exaggerating antisemitism in the Labour Party and thereby putting Jews at risk of reprisals. Rather than […]

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CAA prepares third disciplinary complaint against Jeremy Corbyn over 2012 interview in which he blamed Islamist terrorist attack in Egypt on the “hand of Israel”

Footage has emerged of an interview in which Jeremy Corbyn blamed a terrorist attack in Egypt on an Israeli conspiracy. Asked on Press TV, an Iranian television channel which had been banned from broadcasting in Britain the year earlier, about an Islamist terrorist attack in which sixteen Egyptian police officers were murdered, Mr Corbyn blamed Israel. […]

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Emily Thornberry fails to react to Palestinian President’s claim that Jews brought the Holocaust upon themselves, until she was caught out by media

Emily Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, sat quietly in the audience this week as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas claimed that Jews brought the Holocaust upon themselves through their “social behavior, [charging] interest, and financial matters.” He also cited a theory often used by antisemites that modern-day Jews are in fact imposters from “Khazaria”. Instead of […]

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CAA calls for Chris Williamson MP to have the whip withdrawn after he backs expelled activist Marc Wadsworth

Chris Williamson, a Labour MP and a member of the Shadow Cabinet until January, has thrown his weight behind expelled Labour Party activist Marc Wadsworth in reaction to his expulsion. Writing on Facebook, Mr Williamson declared: “I am astonished by the National Constitutional Committee’s (NCC) perverse determination of Marc Wadsworth’s case. It flies in the face […]

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Why CAA will not attend meetings with Jeremy Corbyn

Yesterday, the Labour Party invited various organisations to a “round table” meeting with Jeremy Corbyn about antisemitism. Some of those invited, such as the so-called Jewish Voice for Labour appear to be dedicated entirely to thwarting efforts to address antisemitism in the Labour Party. Some of our supporters have asked whether we would attend such […]

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CAA receives 1,025 disciplinary complaints against Jeremy Corbyn from demonstrators, posts form online for others to complete

Campaign Against Antisemitism received 1,025 disciplinary complaints from amongst the 2,000 demonstrators at our national demonstration on Sunday calling on the Labour Party to hold Jeremy Corbyn to account. The 1,025 complaints were made using forms distributed during the demonstration which allow members of the public to make their own complaints based upon the one […]

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Jeremy Corbyn attended secretly recorded “Jewdas” event last night which ended with shout of “Enough is enough, f*** you all”

Jeremy Corbyn has been photographed attending a secretly-recorded event by “Jewdas” last night in which the names of those involved with the recent “Enough is enough” demonstration were booed and which ended with the shout of “Enough is enough, f*** you all, chag Pesach sameach [happy Passover]”. Jewdas is a fringe Jewish group which appears […]

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CAA to send representatives to Parliament Square demonstration this evening

This evening at 17:30, members of the Jewish community and friends who stand with us against racism will meet in Parliament Square, to make our feelings known to the Parliamentary Labour Party which will meet at 18:00 to discuss the recent revelations about Jeremy Corbyn. We will be there as part of a broad show […]

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Jeremy Corbyn alleged to still be a member of a second Facebook group in which “vast amount of extremely antisemitic content regularly posted”

Jeremy Corbyn is a current member of a second antisemitic Facebook group, according to political blog Guido Fawkes, which posted screenshots showing some of the material posted in the group, including a claim that Jews are kidnapping Syrians so that they can harvest their internal organs. The allegation follows the recent news that Mr Corbyn was an […]

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Administrator of antisemitic “Palestine Live” Facebook group was not an “acquaintance” of Jeremy Corbyn but a close friend who repeatedly propagated extreme antisemitism

Last week, Jeremy Corbyn was exposed as being a member of a deeply antisemitic Facebook group in which he participated for two years. Now, damning new evidence made available to Campaign Against Antisemitism proves that Mr Corbyn or his team were demonstrably lying when, as was reported in The Guardian they had said that his […]

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CAA files fresh disciplinary complaint against Jeremy Corbyn over allegations that he actively participated in a secret Facebook group where antisemitism was on brazen display

A document issued today contains screenshots allegedly showing that Jeremy Corbyn was a participating member in a secret Facebook group called “Palestine Live” in which vehement antisemitism was posted, right up until his first weeks as Leader of the Labour Party. The screenshots, gathered by blogger David Collier, catalogue exchanges which apparently took place within the […]

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Senior GMB union official Neil Smith reportedly under investigation for retweeting suggestion that “Blairites weaponise antisemitism”

A senior official in the GMB union, Neil Smith, is reportedly under investigation for allegedly retweeting a tweet by a conspiracy theorist which claimed that the Rothschild banking and philanthropic family “own 80% of Israel” and asked: “Do Blairites weaponise antisemitism against Corbyn supporters?” It has repeatedly been claimed by supporters of Labour Party leader […]

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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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George Galloway says he will sue Momentum Chair Jon Lansman who accused him of antisemitism, and claims he will call his friend Jeremy Corbyn as a witness

In a fiery exchange on Twitter, George Galloway, the former Labour and Respect MP has threatened to sue Momentum Chair and Labour National Executive Committee member Jon Lansman for calling him out over a now-deleted tweet aimed at Jewish comedian David Baddiel. Mr Galloway had initially tweeted at Mr Baddiel that “There will be no […]

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Ken Livingstone appears in Iranian propaganda show debating whether Holocaust commemoration has become an industry “exploited” by “Zionists”

Ken Livingstone, who was investigated but only lightly punished by the Labour Party for his repeated claims that Hitler “was supporting Zionism”, has participated in a special programme on Iranian propaganda station Press TV. Press TV was stripped of its broadcasting licence by Ofcom but Mr Livingstone was invited onto a show disseminated via social […]

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Why did CAA and Jewish organisations around the world criticise Jeremy Corbyn for not mentioning Jews in his initial Holocaust memorial message when others did the same?

When Jeremy Corbyn wrote a statement in the Holocaust Educational Trust memorial book which omitted any mention of Jews and antisemitism, Campaign Against Antisemitism and a number of other Jewish organisations around the world, such as the Anti-Defamation League, condemned him. We were astounded that Mr Corbyn had followed in the footsteps of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in […]

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Comment: We must not betray Holocaust survivors by allowing supporters of those who seek a new Holocaust to lay wreaths on Holocaust Memorial Day

Across Britain, at respectful ceremonies, we stand silently to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Some are fortunate enough to hear the testimony of the courageous Holocaust survivors who brave their pain to recount their experiences during the Holocaust, day after day at schools around the country so that our children may grow up understanding […]

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Miko Peled compares Zionists to Nazis at University College London

American-Israeli activist, Miko Peled, compared Zionists to Nazis in a controversial talk on Friday 10th November at University College London (UCL). The talk was titled “Segregated and Unequal, Palestinian Life in Apartheid Israel”. Though it was organised by UCL Friends of Palestine Society, it had the backing of pro-Palestinian student societies at various London universities, […]

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Comment: As Theresa May names the “new antisemitism”, Jeremy Corbyn rushes to protect it

Campaign Against Antisemitism is determinedly apolitical, as should be the fight against antisemitism. Unfortunately, as our database of antisemitism in political parties shows, some parties fight antisemitism, and others let it rise, and even throw fuel into its ravenous flames. This week, the contrasting approaches of our political parties were once again thrown into stark […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s office is “glad” about the readmission of Moshe Machover, who defended Ken Livingstone and accused Jewish students of obeying Israeli Embassy

Moshe Machover, who had been expelled by the Labour Party, has now had that expulsion rescinded. A leaked e-mail from Jeremy Corbyn’s Stakeholder Manager, appears to confirm that this is the case, and moreover, it expresses pleasure in the outcome. Professor Machover is a Holocaust revisionist, who, like Ken Livingstone (with whom he publicly sympathises), seeks […]

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UCL students set to hear from Miko Peled who seeks a debate on whether the Holocaust happened and says Jews have a reputation for being “sleazy thieves”

American-Israeli activist, Miko Peled, is scheduled to speak on Friday 10th November at University College London (UCL) at an event organised by the UCL Friends of Palestine Society. Mr Peled’s views have, in the past, engaged the International Definition of Antisemitism adopted by the British Government and also engage the Prevent counter-extremism strategy. Campaign Against […]

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CAA calls on Palestine Solidarity Campaign to sever all ties with its Patron, Alexei Sayle, who says all allegations of antisemitism amongst Corbyn supporters are a “fabrication”

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign should immediately sever all ties with its patron, Alexei Sayle, following an interview with Sky News in which he claimed that all allegations of antisemitism “amongst supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are a complete fabrication”. There are many clear cases of vile antisemitism amongst supporters of Mr Corbyn, many of which have […]

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Ofcom dismisses CAA complaint over Al Jazeera’s so-called documentary “The Lobby”, which alleged a conspiracy at the heart of British politics run by Israel

The broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, has dismissed complaints by Campaign Against Antisemitism and others against “The Lobby”, a so-called documentary on Al Jazeera English. Ofcom launched a formal investigation into “The Lobby” following a complaint from Campaign Against Antisemitism in Janaury and three other complaints. “The Lobby” was premised on a remark by a junior Israeli […]

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Leader of Unite union must apologise or resign for claiming antisemitism is “mood music” to undermine Jeremy Corbyn, and praising group whose spokeswoman laughs at antisemitism

The leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, has told the BBC that claims of antisemitism in the Labour Party are “mood music” to “undermine Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership” and that people who allege it have been “playing games”. He also said that Jewish Voice for Labour, a fringe organisation which hijacks the voice of Jewish […]

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Shadow Emergency Services Minister Chris Williamson MP allegedly praised Jackie Walker and said her suspension was “disgraceful”

Chris Williamson, the Member of Parliament for Derby North and Shadow Fire and Emergency Services Minister, has defended disgraced suspended Labour activist Jackie Walker according to a post by Ms Walker on Facebook. Ms Walker posted a photo on Facebook from the Labour Conference hugging Mr Williamson along with a message of solidarity: “Chris Williamson, […]

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CAA Chairman writes in Jewish Chronicle, Jewish News and Jewish Telegraph explaining our Antisemitism Barometer research

Campaign Against Antisemitism’s Chairman, Gideon Falter, has this week written articles in the Jewish Chronicle, Jewish News and Jewish Telegraph, explaining the results of our Antisemitism Barometer research, which were misrepresented by some who claimed that we were expecting almost a third of the UK’s 269,000 Jews to leave the country imminently. If you would like to voice […]

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Metro readers rush to prove British Jews right about antisemitism, calling allegations of antisemitism a “witch-hunt”

Readers of Metro appear to have rushed to respond to the paper’s prominent page two coverage of Campaign Against Antisemitism’s new research by proving British Jews right about antisemitism. Our Antisemitism Barometer research found that 83% of British Jews believe that the Labour Party is harbouring antisemites, whilst 78% have witnessed antisemitism disguised as a political comment about […]

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CAA research shows that antisemitism is falling, but 1 in 3 British Jews has considered emigrating, with concern mounting over antisemitic crime and antisemitism in politics

Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) has announced the results of our Antisemitism Barometer research, a multiyear study conducted by CAA and YouGov. We now have data that show that in a very British way, fairly and quietly, Britons have been rejecting antisemitic prejudice. British society has shunned a growing worldwide addiction to antisemitism and proved that […]

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CAA publishes lawyers’ opinion endorsing the International Definition of Antisemitism, including for further adoption by public bodies

Campaign Against Antisemitism has today published the opinion of expert counsel on the adoption of the International Definition of Antisemitism. The definition, which was adopted by the British government in December, following campaigning by Campaign Against Antisemitism, Sir Eric Pickles and others, has become a vital tool in the fight against antisemitism. David Wolfson QC […]

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Two Muslim leaders from Manchester presented as voices of coexistence following terrorist attack alleged to have sent antisemitic tweets

In recent days, as Manchester reels from the atrocity inflicted at the Manchester Arena, Fawzi Haffar and Dr Siema Iqbal have been presented as local Muslim leaders in Manchester who speak out firmly against extremism, but according to a collection of tweets brought to light by Manchester-based North West Friends of Israel, both Mr Haffar and Dr Iqbal eschew […]

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As Britain mourns the dead and treats the injured in Manchester, people from around the world take to social media to blame a Jewish conspiracy

As Britain mourns those murdered in the terrorist atrocity in Manchester and treats the injured, antisemites have poured onto social media to blame the attack on a murderous Jewish conspiracy. All of us at Campaign Against Antisemitism deplore the sickening attack on children and their families in Manchester last night. As the details of the attacker’s cowardice and […]

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“Dorset Eye” community website used as cover to spread antisemitic hate

Articles defending Ken Livingstone and Jackie Walker’s antisemitic comments and accusing Israel of becoming a “Nazi state” have been posted on the Dorset Eye, a supposed community-friendly website and online magazine which includes sections on “Parenting and Children”, “Older People”, “Wildlife” and “Anti-racism”. The website, founded by Jason and Debbie Cridland, poses as a community resource […]

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Ken Livingstone is not alone, as shown by thousands of supporters on social media blurring the lines between far-left and far-right

The decision not to expel Ken Livingstone from the Labour Party has unleashed a tirade of antisemitism on many Labour-affiliated Facebook pages from Livingstone’s apologists and supporters who have jumped to his defence. Far from being alone, Ken Livingstone is just the tip of the iceberg. His beliefs are shared by thousands of supporters, whose views are even […]

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Jackie Walker rejects the International Definition of Antisemitism

Disgraced Labour activist, Jackie Walker, has made more explosive comments while answering an audience question during a session at Noam Chomsky’s “The responsibility of intellectuals 50 years on” conference held at University College London on 25th February. In particular, she refused to accept the International Definition of Antisemitism. Campaign Against Antisemitism transcribed a video of […]

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Sir Gerald Kaufman MP’s words have left a rotting stain on our institutions

While the passing of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP is undoubtedly sad for his family and friends, it also marks the loss of an opportunity. Sir Gerald was the first Labour politician of the Corbyn period to have gone unpunished after publicly uttering indisputably antisemitic lies. By saying that “Jewish money” was used to subvert the British government, […]