MP of Palestinian descent condemns Corbynite posters as “blatantly anti-Semitic”

September 11, 2018

Cartoon from the Daily Telegraph

 

I posted all these items on my public Facebook page over the last few days but feel that most American and other international media are not properly covering dangerous developments in the UK and hence include them here.

 

MP OF PALESTINIAN DESCENT CONDEMNS CORBYNITE POSTERS AS “BLATANTLY ANTI-SEMITIC”

[Notes by Tom Gross]

(This is a follow-up to last Thursday’s dispatch Times cartoon targets former Guardian opinion editor (& London bus stops plastered with hate ads)

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Britain’s first MP of Palestinian descent told the BBC that the defacing of London bus-stops with “Israel is a racist endeavour” posters was “blatantly anti-Semitic”.

Layla Moran, the Liberal Democrat MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, said: “I’m a Palestinian. The fact that this has come from a group that purportedly is speaking for Palestinians, I take great offence at myself, because I think it is blatantly anti-Semitic.”

Moran was responding to comments by Labour Shadow Chancellor and key Corbyn ally John McDonnell who had told the BBC “It is not at all anti-Semitic to describe Israel as a state as racist.”

The posters were meant to mock the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of Jew-hate, which says that comparing Israel to Nazi Germany or singling out only one country, Israel, and calling it “a racist endeavor” are examples of modern anti-Semitism.

 

MUSLIM MAYOR OF MONDAY CONDEMNS ANTI-ISRAEL POSTERS

Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, condemned the “Israel hate” posters on the city’s bus stops as “offensive” and said that any posters found would be rapidly removed.

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/political-parties/labour-party/news/98018/excl-sadiq-khan-condemns-offensive-anti-israel-bus

 

JOURNALIST WHO DAUBED ANTI-SEMITIC GRAFFITI ON WARSAW GHETTO INVITED TO ADDRESS LABOUR CONFERENCE EVENT

The Sunday Times (of London) reports that a Polish-British journalist who spray-painted anti-Semitic graffiti in huge letters on one of the last surviving walls of the Warsaw ghetto has been invited by key supporters of Jeremy Corbyn “to speak at a Momentum event alongside the British Labour Party conference this month”.

Ewa Jasiewicz caused outrage with her desecration of the site, where an estimated 92,000 Jews died and 300,000 more were held in appalling conditions before being transported to death camps.

The Momentum festival, The World Transformed, will take place in parallel with Labour’s conference in Liverpool. Other speakers will include Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor.

 

JASIEWICZ CALLED FOR ISRAELI MPS TO BE KILLED

And in a fresh report today The Times says that in an email in 2002 Jasiewicz called for “activists” from the notorious terrorist group the PFLP to “bump off” more Israeli MPs. She said this in the wake of the PFLP assassination of the Israeli tourism minister in a Jerusalem hotel. (She later apologized for the remark after her email was leaked, but went on to spray the Warsaw ghetto with hate graffiti instead.)

The PFLP (the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine) is banned by the European Union as a terrorist organisation

Euan Philipps, a spokesman for Labour Against Antisemitism, told The Times: “Jon Lansman [founder of Momentum] and Jeremy Corbyn must personally intervene to ensure that Ms Jasiewicz is removed from the schedule for the Momentum Conference.”

 

JASIEWICZ REFUSED RE-ENTRY TO ISRAEL

Tom Gross adds: Jasiewicz previously worked as a journalist in Israel and (in a very rare case of a journalist being expelled) was refused a visa to re-enter Israel in 2004 on national security grounds after she was believed to be aiding and abetting terrorist groups who were then engaged in a wave of suicide attacks.

The Polish language version of Wikipedia says her “reports from Iraq and Palestine were published, among others in The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and Le Monde Diplomatique.”

https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ewa_Jasiewicz

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A reminder of the actual Gaza, not the Labour / BBC propaganda version: here from Al Jazeera.

And here from Turkish TV.

 

LEADING BLACK ANTI-RACISM CAMPAIGNER: “LABOUR PARTY IS LED BY ANTI-SEMITES AND RACISTS”

The former head of Britain’s Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Trevor Phillips, whose parents emigrated from then British Guiana and who is a leading black anti-racism voice in the UK, said on Saturday about the Labour Party:

“It doesn’t help that one of our great parties, the one that I belong to, is led by anti-Semites and racists, who basically want to essentially eliminate anyone who disagrees with them.”

 

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY SLAMS LABOUR ANTI-SEMITES

The head of the Church of England, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has become the latest prominent person in British society to criticize the far left for its anti-Semitism.

In a thinly veiled criticism of Jeremy Corbyn and his allies who control the Labour Party, the Most Rev Justin Welby said the whole Labour Party needs to accept the internationally accepted definition of anti-Semitism “without any riders or caveats of any kind.”

In remarks to the Jewish community to mark Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, the Archbishop of Canterbury said: “You’ve gone through in the last few months a very demanding, stressful time… with the increase in anti-Jewish attacks across the country, on synagogues, on cemeteries, on individuals and the unspeakable trolling through social media.”

More here from The Daily Telegraph.

 

REPULSIVE GUARDIAN CARTOON

On September 7, The Guardian published a cartoon that many feel sinks to the kind of fake news incitement that was found against Jews in Nazi Germany. According to the cartoon by Steve Bell, Jews are Zionists and Zionist ideology calls for “death to Arabs in our homelands” and Jews are “KKK klansmen” who demand that Corbyn yields to their “moral authority on every question”.

You can see it here if you wish: here.

 

CORBYN THUGS CONTINUE INTIMIDATION OF MODERATES

Constituency by constituency, extremist supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are employing threats and intimidation to take over local parties.

And here they attack Liberal Democrats and moderate Labour supporters in the northern English city of Newcastle, last week.

Rosie Duffield, who won the Canterbury constituency for Labour last June, yesterday became the latest moderate MP to be targeted for censure by Corbyn activists after calling for the party to clamp down on anti-Semitism. A motion accuses her of “showing her support . . . at a demonstration organised to groundlessly accuse the party of systematic antisemitism.”

Joan Ryan, another Labour MP who has condemned the party’s anti-Semitism (she is also a subscriber to this email list) was harassed in a constituency meeting in north London last week which was broadcast live on the Iranian regime’s notoriously anti-Semitic state propaganda channel Press TV.

 

TEACHER WHO USED ‘RACIST’ TERMS AGAINST JEWS ‘IS NOT ANTI-SEMITIC,’ UK REVIEW PANEL SAYS

In what is being described as an Orwellian decision, a British government ethics review panel has said that a teacher who it has suspended for attacking Jews “is not anti-Semitic.”

Harpreet Singh, 48, the head of the mathematics department at a school near London has been banned from teaching until 2021 after posting “offensive and racist” Facebook comments including “Billions are anti-Semitic and proud of it” and “of course we hate Jews”.

At the same time the Teaching Regulation Agency said in its review that it “accepted that Mr. Singh is not anti-Semitic” and “his remarks were an attempt to defend the Palestinians.”

Singh also wrote that “Israel should be wiped off the planet.”

More here.


 

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