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United States / 30-10-2016

Anti-BDS Legislation Passes Pennsylvania Senate and House

Anti-BDS Legislation Passes Pennsylvania Senate and House

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill by a vote of 47 to 1. After an affirmative concurrence vote in the House, Pennsylvania HB 2107 is now on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for ...

France / 30-10-2016

Kuwaiti student convicted of hate crime over antisemitic Facebook post

Kuwaiti student convicted of hate crime over antisemitic Facebook post

A French court convicted Amira Jumaa, 21, a university student from Kuwait of incitement to hatred following her antisemitic rants in social media.  Last year, Junaa lost her internship at the French Consulate in ...

28-10-2016

Roger Waters' views on Israel, BDS movement reportedly costing him millions

Roger Waters' views on Israel, BDS movement reportedly costing him millions

Roger Waters is planning his most spectacular and expensive tour yet — but the Pink Floyd legend is facing backlash from some big-name sponsors over his views on Israel.   Sources tell us that ...

Britain / 28-10-2016

Jenny Tonge suspended by Liberal Democrats

Jenny Tonge suspended by Liberal Democrats

Jenny Tonge has had her party membership suspended by the Liberal Democrats.  The peer's suspension follows a series of incidents for which she was sharply criticised by the Jewish community.  A Lib Dem spokesperson ...

26-10-2016

Jean-Marie Le Pen's parliamentary immunity revoked

Jean-Marie Le Pen's parliamentary immunity revoked

EU lawmakers on Tuesday lifted the parliamentary immunity of former French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, a move sought by French prosecutors who want to try him for allegedly inciting race hate.  MEPs endorsed the ...

Germany / 26-10-2016

German teachers union apologizes for Israel boycott activity

German teachers union apologizes for Israel boycott activity

The president of Germany’s teachers’ union, Marlis Tepe, apologized in a letter to her Israeli counterpart Yossi Wassermann for a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions initiative against the Jewish state that was spearheaded by ...

Britain / 25-10-2016

Shehroz Iqbal convicted for shouting antisemitic death threats from his car at a Jewish motorist

Shehroz Iqbal convicted for shouting antisemitic death threats from his car at a Jewish motorist

Shehroz Iqbal pleaded guilty and was given a suspended sentence today of 16 weeks’ imprisonment and 80 hours’ unpaid work after making antisemitic death threats in September.    The incident took place on 11th September, when ...

Ukraine / 25-10-2016

Four suspects arrested in Ukraine for attack on Chabad Rabbi

Police in Ukraine have arrested four suspects for the brutal beating and robbery two weeks ago of Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, who remains in serious but stable condition at a hospital in ...

Ukraine / 20-10-2016

Four arrested over beating of Chabad rabbi in Ukraine

Police in Ukraine arrested four suspects, including two teenagers, in the beating of a rabbi in the western city of Zhitomir earlier this month. The suspects in the Oct. 7 beating ...

United States / 13-10-2016

Plea agreement reached in case of accused Arizona terror suspect Mahin Khan

Plea agreement reached in case of accused Arizona terror suspect Mahin Khan

State prosecutors and Arizona terror suspect Mahin Khan have agreed to parameters of a plea agreement, according to court papers filed Friday.  According to a plea agreement obtained by ABC15 News, Khan agrees to ...

United States / 13-10-2016

Columbia student launches one-man counter-demonstration against ‘Jew-Hater, Hitler-lover’ at campus entrance

Columbia student launches one-man counter-demonstration against ‘Jew-Hater, Hitler-lover’ at campus entrance

A Columbia University student told The Algemeiner on Friday that he launched a one-man demonstration against a “Jew-hater and Hitler-lover” parading around the campus gates on Thursday, “to show we will not stand ...

Germany / 13-10-2016

German MP: No antisemite or Nazi will silence me

German MP: No antisemite or Nazi will silence me

German lawmaker Michaela Engelmeier has been the target of recent death threats for her work in fighting racism in Germany and her staunch opposition of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against the ...

United States / 12-10-2016

Howard county sheriff James Fitzgerald resigns

Howard county sheriff James Fitzgerald resigns

Embattled Howard County Sheriff James F. Fitzgerald, accused of using bigoted language, harassing employees and retaliating against those who didn't support his re-election, has agreed to resign after a decade in office, county officials ...

Spain / 07-10-2016

Spanish High Court Rules Israel Boycotts are “Unconstitutional Discrimination”

Spanish High Court Rules Israel Boycotts are “Unconstitutional Discrimination”

A regional Spanish High Court upheld a ruling last week declaring that a municipal boycott of Israel was illegal and discriminatory. The High Court of Spain’s northwestern Asturias region found that ...

Britain / 06-10-2016

Liverpool FC brings in lifetime bans for fans guilty of antisemitic behavior

Liverpool FC brings in lifetime bans for fans guilty of antisemitic behavior

Liverpool football club have warned fans not to engage in discriminatory behaviour during matches, with punishments including a possible lifetime ban from their Anfield stadium.  Having recently expanded its capacity to 54,074 following ...

Ireland / 06-10-2016

Bank of Ireland shuts down anti-Israel BDS accounts

Bank of Ireland shuts down anti-Israel BDS accounts

The Bank of Ireland, the country’s oldest financial institution, shut down the accounts of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). The termination of the pro-BDS group’s accounts took place in Ireland and Northern ...

Britain / 06-10-2016

Hackney racist found guilty of antisemitic abuse after shocking verbal attack

Hackney racist found guilty of antisemitic abuse after shocking verbal attack

A racist man who threatened to “kill all the Jews” at a London Jewish neighborhood has been found guilty of antisemitic abuse.   The man, 36-year-old Stuart Birnie, approached a Jewish man in the street ...

Australia / 06-10-2016

Pakistani scholar sent packing after suggesting all Jews be wiped out

Pakistani scholar sent packing after suggesting all Jews be wiped out

Muhammad Raza SaQib Mustafai, a sunni Muslim, had been in western Sydney during the long weekend where he was on a speaking tour of Australian mosques.    It is understood Fairfax Media alerted the Pakistan ...

03-10-2016

European and Asian countries members of OSCE will make a 3 years long investment in the war against antisemitism

European and Asian countries members of OSCE will make a 3 years long investment in the war against antisemitism

Fifty-seven countries in Europe and western Asia who are members of the OSCE - Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe -will invest funds for a period of three years in the ...

Britain / 02-10-2016

Jackie Walker suspended by Labour over Holocaust remarks

Jackie Walker suspended by Labour over Holocaust remarks

Momentum’s vice chair Jackie Walker has been suspended by the Labour Party over remarks she made about Holocaust Memorial Day.     In footage obtained by The Huffington Post, Walker could be heard saying that Holocaust ...