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Facebook took action on a fake story on white vans but what about these hoaxes? – The Guardian

| December 7, 2019

Facebook has come under fire this week after a hoax story about women being abducted in white vans went viral on its platform. The sites algorithms are thought to have perpetuated the circulation of the story. The story resulted in a TV appearance on Monday by Baltimores mayor, Jack Young, who warned citizens that the white vans are abducting women for sex trafficking and selling their body parts, even though the claims have not been substantiated.

Watch Matt Berry in ‘Toast of London’ on Netflix, IFC. Here’s why – Los Angeles Times

| December 4, 2019

Where are you, American viewer, likely to have met the stentorian English comic actor Matt Berry, whose Toast of London comes to stateside cable Wednesday on IFC? Currently, Berry plays an English vampire on Staten Island in the FX vampire mockumentary series What We Do in the Shadows, developed by Jemaine Clement from his film of the same name, and is the voice of Prince Merkimer, man and pig, in Matt Groenings Netflix animated fantasy Disenchantment

AJC Applauds National Assembly Adoption of Antisemitism Working Definition – PRNewswire

| December 4, 2019

PARIS, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised French National Assembly adoption today of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism. Parliament's action follows on President Emmanuel Macron's call earlier this year for France to adopt the IHRA working definition

Jeremy Corbyn refuses four times to apologise for his handling of antisemitism in Labour party during interview – The Independent

| December 3, 2019

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused four times in a TV interview with Andrew Neil to apologise for his handling of antisemitism. Mr Corbyn was challenged over his record in the BBC One interview just hours after Ephraim Mirvis, the chief rabbi, made an unprecedented intervention in the general election campaign to question whether the Labour leader was fit to be prime minister.

Documentary Hate Among Us Sheds Light on the Rise of Anti-Semitism in the World – Forbes

| December 3, 2019

Documentary "Hate Among Us" connects the stories of the current victims and survivors of ...

I said I would vote Labour to stop the Tories, but Corbyn’s refusal to apologise changed my mind – The Independent

| November 30, 2019

Dear Anthony Julius,I appreciate your taking the time to write an open letter to me in the New Statesman and I remain as proud as ever of what we achieved when we successfully defeated the attempt, 20 years ago now, of a Holocaust denier to silence his critics by means of a libel suit. You are quite right to say that antisemitism, even Holocaust denial itself, has infected the Labour Party. I dont think its central to the partys world-view, and there are many people who have stayed in the party and are determined to fight it think of Margaret Hodge, for instance

Trupa Trupa: the Polish post-punk band confronting the Holocaust – The Guardian

| November 30, 2019

Grzegorz Kwiatkowski, the singer, guitarist and co-songwriter of Polish post-punks Trupa Trupa, is thinking of home. At first, we said that our environment had nothing to do with our music, but we were wrong, he says of Gdask, the Baltic city the band hail from and the site of the second world wars first battle. The city has a tragic history.

Facebook to ban two white nationalist groups after Guardian report – The Guardian

| November 27, 2019

Facebook will no longer allow Red Ice TV and Affirmative Right to use its platform, following a Guardian report on the continued presence of prominent white nationalist organizations on the site eight months after a promised ban.

In Pursuit Of Truth – The Boca Raton Observer

| November 25, 2019

Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, whose imprisonment was chronicled in the feature film Rosewater, will be the keynote speaker. In his career as a journalist and filmmaker, he has exhibited exceptional courage in bringing the truth of the Holocaust to Iran and throughout the Middle East and has been a powerful voice against anti-Semitism.

White nationalists are openly operating on Facebook. The company won’t act – The Guardian

| November 25, 2019

On 7 November, Lana Lokteff, an American white nationalist, introduced a thought criminal and political prisoner and friend as a featured guest on her internet talk show, Red Ice TV.


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