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Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

Spanish MEP hosts two members of a #PalestinianTerroristGroup in European Parliament

| July 19, 2019

A Spanish MEP, Manuel Pineda (3rd from left), member of the Groupd of United Left/Nordic Green Left, hosted in the European parliament in Brussels – without any problem –  two senior members of the PFLP, Khaled Barakat (2nd from L) and Mohammad al-Khatib (right), as well as his wife, Charlotte Kates, international coordinator of Samidoun, […]

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More than 60 British lords criticize Corbyn over #AntiSemitism

More than 60 British lords criticize Corbyn over #AntiSemitism

| July 17, 2019

More than 60 opposition Labour members of Britain’s upper house of parliament signed a statement in a newspaper on Wednesday (17 July) accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing “the test of leadership” over anti-Semitism in the party, writes Elizabeth Piper. Corbyn, a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights and critic of the Israeli government, has long […]

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Johnson: Corbyn ‘guilty’ of #AntiSemitism

Johnson: Corbyn ‘guilty’ of #AntiSemitism

| July 16, 2019

The frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday (15 July) that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism, write William James and Kylie MacLellan. “I think by condoning anti-Semitism the way he does, I’m afraid he’s effectively culpable of that vice,” Johnson told […]

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Young Jewish Europeans face increasing #Antisemitism, a new EU study finds

Young Jewish Europeans face increasing #Antisemitism, a new EU study finds

| July 8, 2019

The European Commission has presented, together with the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), a survey on the experiences and perceptions of antisemitism of young Jewish Europeans in the EU. The report shows that four in five young Jewish Europeans have declared that antisemitism is a problem in their country, and believed it to have increased over […]

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Commissioner Jourová opens first meeting of new working group reinforcing fight against #Antisemitism

Commissioner Jourová opens first meeting of new working group reinforcing fight against #Antisemitism

| June 20, 2019

Today (20 June) Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová will open the first meeting of the Working Group on Antisemitism. Following the unanimous adoption of the Council Declaration on fighting Antisemitism in December last year, the European Commission has created an ad-hoc Working Group on Antisemitism within the existing High-level Member States expert group on Racism and […]

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European Parliament commemorates Holocaust victims

European Parliament commemorates Holocaust victims

| February 1, 2019

MEPs marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day during a ceremony in the plenary on 30 January. “We will not forget. We do not want to forget. We are renewing our commitment to keep the memory alive and to continuously fight all forms of hatred discrimination and antisemitism,” said President Antonio Tajani. “According to the most recent […]

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#HolocaustRemembranceDay2019 – Statement by President Juncker

#HolocaustRemembranceDay2019 – Statement by President Juncker

| January 24, 2019

Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, President Juncker issued a statement today (24 January), saying: “On 27 January we commemorate the six million Jewish women, men, and children as well as all other victims murdered during the Holocaust. On this day, 74 years ago, the Allied Forces liberated the extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where they […]

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