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United States / 27-07-2016

Report on antisemitic activity during the first half of 2016 at U.S. colleges and universities

Report on antisemitic activity during the first half of 2016 at U.S. colleges and universities

According to Amcha report nearly 100 more incidents of antisemitism occurred on US campuses during the first six months of 2016 compared with the first six months of 2015. In addition, calls for Israel’s ...

Britain / 27-07-2016

Hate crime reports surge in Britain around 'Brexit'

Hate crime reports surge in Britain around 'Brexit'

British police said on Friday there had been almost 6,200 hate crimes reported in the last month following the vote to leave the European Union in a referendum where immigration had been a ...

Germany / 18-07-2016

Antisemitism 'widespread' among German extreme left

Antisemitism 'widespread' among German extreme left

A study from the Free University Berlin (FU) Suggests did antisemitic attitudes among the German far-left are more widespread than is gene rally Believed.  Thirty-four percent of Those categorized by the ...

14-07-2016

Study: Among Europeans, Greeks have most negative attitude towards Jews

Study: Among Europeans, Greeks have most negative attitude towards Jews

Among Europeans, Greeks have some of the most negative attitudes towards Jews, a new Pew Research Center study revealed on Monday.   According to the study, which analyzed the ideological divides across the EU on views about ...

Britain / 12-07-2016

Submission to Labour Party inquiry into antisemitism

Submission to Labour Party inquiry into antisemitism

Antisemitic anti-Zionism: the root of Labour’s crisis  Introduction Everything depends on the Labour Party understanding what it is dealing with: almost never old-fashioned Jew hatred, almost always modern antisemitic anti-Zionism – a programme to abolish Israel, ...

Britain / 30-06-2016

Labour inquiry into antisemitism calls for tightening of anti-racism rules

Labour inquiry into antisemitism calls for tightening of anti-racism rules

A report into antisemitism in the British Labour Party has called for a tightening of rules surrounding racist abuse, while also recommending other disciplinary measures than expulsions and suspensions.  The inquiry was called by party ...

Germany / 29-06-2016

Extremist violence on the rise in Germany

Extremist violence on the rise in Germany

Political extremism rose sharply in Germany last year – among far-right but also far-left and Islamist radical groups – the domestic intelligence agency has said. “Extremist groups, whatever their orientation, are gaining ground in Germany,” said the ...

27-06-2016

Pew study - Trends in Global Restrictions on Religion

Pew study - Trends in Global Restrictions on Religion

The harassment of Jews worldwide continued to increase in 2014 even as government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion decreased modestly, according to a new study. The Pew Research Center’s annual study of ...

France / 24-06-2016

Decrease in the number of antisemitic, anti-Muslim and racist incidents

The number of antisemitic, anti-Muslim and racist incidents has dropped significantly during the past 12 months compared to the same period last year; so said on Thursday the inter-ministerial delegation against racism and ...

Germany / 16-06-2016

One in ten Germans want a new FUHRER and a third believe their country ‘is dangerously overpopulated by foreigners’, new study finds

One in ten Germans want a new FUHRER and a third believe their country ‘is dangerously overpopulated by foreigners’, new study finds

A new academic study has rocked the government in Berlin as people call for a 'dictatorship in the national interest' with one in ten wanting a new Führer to lead them to glory.  The University ...

Sweden / 16-06-2016

A new position paper "Different antisemitisms: on three distinct forms of antisemitism in contemporary Europe"

In their Position Paper "Different Antisemitisms: On Three Distinct Forms of Antisemitism in Contemporary Europe – With a Special Focus on Sweden", Lars Dencik and Karl Marosi study how the level of antisemitism as ...

United States / 30-05-2016

Ipsos Survey: One third of Americans support boycotting Israel

Ipsos Survey: One third of Americans support boycotting Israel

One third of Americans believe boycotting Israel is justified and constitutes a legitimate means of applying political pressure on the Jewish State, according to a yet to be released Ipsos survey, Israel’s Channel ...

Germany / 25-05-2016

Germany registers surge in crimes by right-wing radicals

Germany registers surge in crimes by right-wing radicals

Germany registered a record surge in crimes by right-wing radicals last year, with attacks on refugee centres rising more than five-fold, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Monday.   Presenting the annual crime report, de Maiziere ...

Britain / 19-05-2016

Labour NEC bans publication of Royall report into Oxford University Labour Club antisemitism

Labour NEC bans publication of Royall report into Oxford University Labour Club antisemitism

Oxford University Labour Club is not institutionally antisemitic, but faces “difficulties” which must be addressed, an investigation has found.  Baroness Royall said she was making 11 recommendations for “immediate and sustained action” to the club regarding ...

Britain / 18-05-2016

Labour party members dismiss antisemitism concerns

Labour party members dismiss antisemitism concerns

Almost half of members in Britain’s Labour party think the organization has no problem with antisemitism and believe a recent row on the issue has been confected by the media.  A poll of party members by YouGov for The Times newspaper ...

13-05-2016

Facebook, Youtube and Twitter sued for 'failure to remove homophobic content'

Facebook, Youtube and Twitter sued for 'failure to remove homophobic content'

France’s largest anti-racism group, its Jewish students’ union and a gay rights movement are suing three social media networks for failing to remove racist, antisemitic and homophobic content.   In a joint statement on Sunday, the ...

Britain / 02-05-2016

Majority in British poll say hating Israel or denying its right to exist is antisemitism

Majority in British poll say hating Israel or denying its right to exist is antisemitism

Controversial comments about Zionism by a former London mayor prompted the British-based polling firm YouGov to examine the views of the British public when it comes to Israel and antisemitism.  Some 60 percent ...

29-04-2016

Online Hate Monitor: Antisemitic posts reaching 'thousands a day'

Online Hate Monitor: Antisemitic posts reaching 'thousands a day'

Thousands of incidents of antisemitism and Holocaust denial are registered each day on the internet, according to the co-founder of a leading international network of organizations engaged in combating cyberspace bigotry. “It is ...

Hungary / 20-04-2016

One third of Hungarians are antisemitic, according to new Medián poll

One third of Hungarians are antisemitic, according to new Medián poll

The commission of Action and Protection Foundation (TEV), Medián Opinion and Market Research Institute completed a comprehensive survey on antisemitism in Hungarian society. The survey, administered personally by questionnaire to 1,200 people, established that ...

United States / 19-04-2016

White supremacist prison gangs in the United States

White supremacist prison gangs in the United States

A Preliminary Inventory  Read the full comprehensive report, White Supremacist Prison Gangs in the United States: A Preliminary Inventory (PDF). Read the Anti-Defamation League's letter to Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch (PDF). With rising numbers and an increasing geographical spread, white ...

Russia / 18-04-2016

Neo-Nazism - a dangerous threat to human rights, democracy and the rule of law

Neo-Nazism - a dangerous threat to human rights, democracy and the rule of law

Report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest War in the history of mankind that claimed lives of 60 million ...

United States / 18-04-2016

Country reports on human rights practices for 2015

Country reports on human rights practices for 2015

The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are based on information available from a wide variety of sources, including U.S. and foreign government officials; victims of human rights abuse; ...

Britain / 13-04-2016

British Muslims and antisemitism - analysis and response

British Muslims and antisemitism - analysis and response

For at least twenty years, the British Jewish community has been out in front when it comes to interfaith work. As Britain’s Muslim population has grown, British Jews assumed that interfaith models that ...

Britain / 13-04-2016

Poll reveals more than a third of British Muslims believe ‘Jews have too much power in UK’

Poll reveals more than a third of British Muslims believe ‘Jews have too much power in UK’

British Muslims are more likely to support antisemitic conspiracy theories than other British citizens, a wide-reaching poll has found. Extensive research by polling group ICM for Channel 4 found that the Muslim community is more ...

13-04-2016

Scorecard on Hate Crime response in the OSCE region

Scorecard on Hate Crime response in the OSCE region

A report jointly released today by Human Rights First and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) found that hate crimes in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) region continue to go unreported ...

Israel / 10-04-2016

Report: UN agency publishing numerous reports that parrot anti-Israel sources

Report: UN agency publishing numerous reports that parrot anti-Israel sources

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Palestinian territories (OCHA-oPt) acts as one of the primary coordinators of NGO funding and activity in the Arab-Israeli conflict, NGO Monitor reported Thursday, adding ...

Canada / 22-03-2016

Jews most targeted group in hate crimes: Toronto police

Jews most targeted group in hate crimes: Toronto police

A Toronto Police report on hate crimes in the city during 2015 found a decrease of 8 percent in the volume of hate crimes (134 compared with 146 in 2014) - but the ...

United States / 15-03-2016

New study shows campus boycott activity “strongly correlates” with antisemitic incidents

New study shows campus boycott activity “strongly correlates” with antisemitic incidents

Campaigns to boycott Israel are a strong predictor of antisemitism on college campuses, a new study has determined.    The AMCHA Initiative, which focuses on campus antisemitism, studied more than 100 American universities, both public and private, ...

Britain / 10-03-2016

Antisemitism on campus – A student rights briefing

Antisemitism on campus – A student rights briefing

A new briefing released by Student Rights, ‘Antisemitism on Campus’, details a number of examples of the ways in which antisemitism has manifested on campuses across the UK since 2011.   The briefing documents how speakers with ...

United States / 06-03-2016

Presbyterian Church's unholy matrimony of BDS and antisemitism

Presbyterian Church's unholy matrimony of BDS and antisemitism

A new report by an official committee of the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) shows how the church is actively promoting the BDS movement seeking to economically cripple Israel, and downplaying Palestinian Arab terrorism ...