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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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Disgraced Corbyn aide Laura Murray, who intervened to stop suspension of alleged antisemite, formally appointed as Labour’s Head of Complaints

Jeremy Corbyn’s close parliamentary aide, the daughter of one of his major allies, has now been formally appointed to lead the Labour Party’s disciplinary process. According to the Labour Party, Ms Murray is “the best person for the job”, despite the fact that she has been publicly disgraced after being caught preventing the suspension of […]

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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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Jeremy Corbyn’s admission that Labour may have “mislaid, ignored or not used” evidence of antisemitism proves statutory investigation is needed

It has emerged today that in a secretly-recorded conversation with Jewish Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge, Jeremy Corbyn admitted that Labour may have “ignored or misplaced or not used”. The admission, in a recording released by The Sunday Times, shows that even as he consistently assured the nation that Labour “takes antisemitism very seriously”, he […]

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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 ally Emily Thornberry joins calls for the Equality and Human Rights Commission to proceed with investigation following CAA’s complaint against her Party

Emily Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary and a close ally of Jeremy Corbyn, is reportedly the latest senior Labour politician to call for the Equality and Human Rights Commission to proceed with its investigation into institutional antisemitic discrimination and victimisation within the Labour Party. The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched pre-enforcement proceedings against the […]

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Jewish Labour Movement approves motion that Jeremy Corbyn is “unfit to be Prime Minister” after voting to remain affiliated to Labour Party

The Jewish Labour Movement, which has for almost 100 years been the collective body of Jewish Labour Party supporters, has approved a motion declaring that it has “no confidence” in Jeremy Corbyn and that he is “unfit to be Prime Minister”. However the Jewish Labour Movement has not decided to reopen the debate on disaffiliating […]

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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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Lord Harris, Chair of Labour Peers, sends fierce letter to Jeremy Corbyn about “humiliating…shame” of CAA-instigated EHRC intervention

Lord Toby Harris, Chair of Labour Peers, has sent an extraordinary and fierce letter to Jeremy Corbyn about the “ongoing failure to remove antisemites from the Party” after the Equalities and Human rights Commission (EHRC) announced that it was initiating pre-enforcement proceedings against the Labour Party. The EHRC’s move was triggered by a formal referral […]

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Hard evidence that Corbyn aide Laura Murray interfered with Labour disciplinary processes emerges as Labour complaints process goes into meltdown

The Times has just published evidence that Jeremy Corbyn’s Parliamentary aide, Laura Murray, interfered with Labour’s disciplinary processes. The news comes shortly after she was dispatched to join Labour’s complaints unit after its head suddenly resigned. One of Campaign Against Antisemitism’s honorary patrons, Dame Margaret Hodge, was assured by Mr Corbyn that there was no interference by […]

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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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Layla Moran says Corbyn has “some responsibility” for Labour antisemitism

Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has suggested that the problem of antisemitism in the Labour Party remains unresolved, and that “some responsibility” for the current situation lies with the Party’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Ms Moran made the comments in an interview with the Evening Standard after an interview panel with John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, […]

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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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Jeremy Corbyn remorseless after slur about British “Zionists”

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to apologise for comments about British “Zionists” that have widely been condemned as a euphemistic reference to Jews. Mr Corbyn made the remarks in a speech in 2013 while still a backbench MP. In his speech, Mr Corbyn praised an address he had recently heard in Parliament and added that the address “was […]

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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 adds Jeremy Corbyn’s Muslim Brotherhood salute to its latest complaint to the Labour Party

A photograph has emerged of Jeremy Corbyn performing the Muslim Brotherhood salute. According to The Daily Telegraph, Mr Corbyn performed the so-called Rabbi’ah sign during a visit to Finsbury Park Mosque in London. A Government report on the Muslim Brotherhood published in 2015 found that it was linked to Hamas, that “Senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood routinely use […]

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CAA writes to the Conservative Party over allegations that Lord Sheikh spoke at the same Tunisia conference attended by Jeremy Corbyn

This morning it was revealed that Lord Sheikh, a Conservative peer and founder of the Conservative Muslim Forum, had apparently attended the same conference in Tunisia as that attended by Jeremy Corbyn, at which the latter allegedly laid a wreath honouring the neo-Nazi-linked Black September terrorists responsible for the Munich Olympics massacre. The conference, apparently […]

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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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Chair of Labour Party’s Disciplinary Panel demonstrates how corroded the Party’s institutions have become, claiming “elite” is conspiring against Jeremy Corbyn with “false allegations”

Claudia Webbe, the Chair of the Labour Party’s Disciplinary Panel has tweeted a claim that the “combined machinery of state, political and mainstream elite” are conspiring to smear Jeremy Corbyn with “false allegations”. Ms Webbe, who previously defended Ken Livingstone after he compared a Jewish journalist to a concentration camp guard, took to Twitter to claim […]

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The fact Jeremy Corbyn remains Labour Leader shows how rotten the Party has become, as he is caught in multiple lies over his honouring of antisemitic Black September terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted in an interview that he was not involved in laying a wreath honouring the Black September terrorists who brutalised and massacred Jewish Olympians at the 1972 Munich Olympics. When asked if he was involved in laying the wreath, his eye shifting rapidly, he said: “I was present at the wreath laying […]

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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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Jeremy Corbyn photographed apparently laying wreath at graves of Black September Palestinian terrorists who brutalised and massacred Israeli olympians in Munich in 1972

An investigation by the Daily Mail has found evidence suggesting that Jeremy Corbyn laid a wreath and participated in a prayer at the graves of the Black September terrorists responsible for brutalising and massacring Israeli olympians, who included Holocaust survivors, at the 1972 Munich Olympics, even castrating one of their corpses. The events in Munich were […]

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Humiliating capitulation as Labour Party drops demand for an apology and discontinues attempt to purge Dame Margaret Hodge for calling Jeremy Corbyn an “antisemite”

The Labour Party has been forced into a humiliating capitulation by Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge, who the Party had attempted to discipline for calling Jeremy Corbyn “an antisemitic racist”. The Party shocked many when it launched disciplinary action against Dame Margaret for remonstrating with Mr Corbyn after his National Executive Committee refused to adopt the International […]

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Tom Watson faces campaign by Jeremy Corbyn supporters calling on him to resign for warning that Labour will “disappear into a vortex of eternal shame and embarrassment”

The Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Tom Watson MP, has warned that his Party will “disappear into a vortex of eternal shame and embarrassment” and render itself unfit for government unless it addresses antisemitism. Echoing the stance of the Jewish community, Mr Watson demanded that the Labour Party must immediately drop the persecution of […]

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Soon after posting an article promising to “root antisemites out of Labour” Jeremy Corbyn’s Facebook page is awash with antisemitic comments, which are not being rooted out

After posting his article about how he will “root antisemites out of Labour” on Facebook, Jeremy Corbyn has shown that he will not even root antisemites out of his Facebook page. After Mr Corbyn posted the article on Facebook, his supporters began leaving antisemitic comments. “Kul Mang” warned that “these Jewish people are very violent pron [sic] […]

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CAA reacts to Jeremy Corbyn’s latest contradictory, hypocritical, insincere attempt to whitewash his own role as the author of Labour’s antisemitism crisis

Jeremy Corbyn has released a video in response to the Jewish community’s concerns. Gideon Falter, Chairman of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “Jeremy Corbyn has released yet another bland statement devoid of any apology for his own antisemitism or promises of specific actions. In his Guardian article on Friday he called our concerns ‘overheated rhetoric’ and in […]

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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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CAA reacts to speculation that Jeremy Corbyn intends to address the Jewish community

There has been speculation that Jeremy Corbyn wishes to address the Jewish community. Some have suggested that he intends to adopt the International Definition of Antisemitism. Under that definition, he is an antisemite, as the revelations this week have shown us. We have seen this act before, and we are insulted that he thinks we […]

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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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CAA refers Labour Party to Equality Commission and issues new complaint against Jeremy Corbyn over “Holocaust religion” event and “hand of Israel” comments

Campaign Against Antisemitism has today written to the Labour Party issuing a disciplinary complaint against Jeremy Corbyn. We have also referred the Party to the Equality and Human Rights Commission over discrimination and victimisation in the Party. Our complaint against Mr Corbyn relates to an event he chaired on Holocaust Memorial Day in 2010 which […]

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Labour Councillor Mary Bain Lockhart claims that a Mossad plot to unseat Jeremy Corbyn might be behind Labour antisemitism allegations

A serving Labour Councillor has claimed that Israeli intelligence service Mossad might be behind allegations of antisemitism in the Labour Party. Councillor Mary Bain Lockhart made the appalling claim after seeing that three leading Jewish newspapers had all published the same front page story that a government led by Jeremy Corbyn would pose an “existential […]

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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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Parliamentary Labour Party votes to adopt International Definition of Antisemitism in full, in defiance of Jeremy Corbyn’s allies’ attempts to rewrite it

Labour Party backbenchers have led a successful rebellion against Jeremy Corbyn’s allies by adopting in full the International Definition of Antisemitism within the Parliamentary Labour Party, though the vote does not bind the Labour Party as a whole. The Labour Party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) had rewritten the definition in a long-planned attempt to avoid having […]

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CAA makes direct appeal to Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters for evidence of antisemitism in all political parties

In a video message which Campaign Against Antisemitism has aimed squarely at the Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters, Joseph Glasman, our Head of Political and Government Investigations, has appealed for their help in finding evidence of antisemitism in other political parties. The video follows Campaign Against Antisemitism’s appeal to the chairs and presidents of all […]

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Jeremy Corbyn expresses sadness as Ken Livingstone resigns from the Labour Party

Ken Livingstone has declared his intention to resign his membership of the Labour Party, saying that the ongoing processes of disciplining him after he stated that Hitler “was supporting Zionism” was a “distraction”. In response, Jeremy Corbyn expressed sympathy, stating that he was “sad”. For two long years, Mr Corbyn has hidden behind the fig-leaf of ‘due […]

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Jeremy Corbyn sends Martha Osamor to join Shami Chakrabarti in the House of Lords despite her defence of Labour figures accused of antisemitism

Jeremy Corbyn has decided to nominate Martha Osamor to become a life peer, despite her vociferous defence of Labour figures suspended or expelled over antisemitism allegations, including Ken Livingstone, Jackie Walker and Tony Greenstein. In one letter unearthed by political blog Guido Fawkes, Ms Osamor, 75, said that Naz Shah’s demand that Israelis be transported to the […]

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Jeremy Corbyn should join CAA’s call for Len McClusky’s resignation, after appalling threat to Labour MPs who stand against antisemitism

On Wednesday, the General Secretary of Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, declared war on Labour MPs who have bravely stood up to antisemites in their own Party. As one of the Labour Party’s largest donors, Unite carries significant sway in the Party. It has shamefully permitted its General Secretary to repeatedly belittle and dismiss allegations […]

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Jeremy Corbyn sits silent and aloof during debate on antisemitism, as Jewish Labour MPs castigate his failure to deal with the antisemites who terrorise them

Yesterday, the House of Commons witnessed an extraordinary debate on antisemitism. It was extraordinary because it had to happen at all; for its emotion, but most of all for the testimony given by MPs, especially Labour MPs, and the blame they laid at the door of the Labour Party’s Leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Three of Labour’s […]

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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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Hollywood-inspired three billboards outside Labour Party Head Office point the finger at Jeremy Corbyn over festering antisemitism in Labour

A group of activists has arranged for three billboards to be repeatedly driven past Labour Party Head Office to draw attention to the Party’s failure to deal with the antisemitism crisis that has arisen under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Timed to coincide with a Parliamentary debate on antisemitism called by Sajid Javid, the Secretary […]

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CAA’s Head of Political Investigations delivers over a thousand disciplinary complaint letters against Jeremy Corbyn to Labour Head Office

Joseph Glasman, Head of Political and Government Investigations at Campaign Against Antisemitism, has delivered over a thousand disciplinary complaint letters against Jeremy Corbyn to Labour Party Head Office. The letters were written by over half of the more than 2,000 demonstrators who protested with Campaign Against Antisemitism outside Labour Party Head Office on 8th April, […]

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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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Over 2,000 join CAA demonstration calling on Labour to hold Jeremy Corbyn to account

Today, Jews and non-Jews alike converged from across the UK for a national demonstration outside Labour Party Head Office organised by Campaign Against Antisemitism. Stewards estimated the crowd size at over 2,000 people who braved relentless rain to fill the streets surrounding Labour Party Head Office. At one point, police had to turn protesters away […]

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Group of Lords write to Metropolitan Police Commissioner about antisemitism in pro-Jeremy Corbyn Facebook groups

A cross-party group of peers has written to Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, to report extreme antisemitic statements on various pro-Jeremy Corbyn Facebook pages. Lords Beecham, Carlile, Polak, Sugar and Turnberg, and Baronesses Altmann and Deech, wrote that the material they reported “not only stirs up racial hatred which threatens the very fabric of community […]

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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 issues its “J’accuse!” against Jeremy Corbyn, denouncing him in comprehensive disciplinary complaint to the Labour Party

Campaign Against Antisemitism has denounced Jeremy Corbyn to the Labour Party in a comprehensive disciplinary complaint. Our complaint, which we are releasing publicly for download: Restates our previous, ignored disciplinary complaint from 2016, which charged him with bringing the Labour Party into disrepute for dismissing antisemitism and endorsing the views of his brother; Denounces Mr Corbyn […]

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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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John McDonnell and Labour implausibly attempt to explain away Jeremy Corbyn’s membership of antisemitic Facebook group

Since the publication by blogger David Collier of screenshots showing that Jeremy Corbyn was a participating member in a secret Facebook group in which vehement antisemitism was posted, Mr Corbyn and the Labour Party have attempted to claim that he saw no antisemitism in the group. However, Mr Corbyn repeatedly joined in discussions within the group, even stooping to personally […]

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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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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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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: 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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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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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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Labour suspends blogger who allegedly demanded to know if BBC interviewer was a “Zionist” after Corbyn’s performance is ridiculed

Labour member Phillip Jones has reportedly been suspended by the Labour Party pending investigation over a tweet in which he allegedly demanded to know whether a BBC interviewer was a “Zionist”. BBC journalist Emma Barnett had just interviewed Jeremy Corbyn on Woman’s Hour, during which she repeatedly asked him to give the costs of the Labour Party’s childcare […]