BBC ignores condemnation of Tory support for Hungary antisemitism

As the SKWAWKBOX showed yesterday, Tory MEPs voted to support the ‘sovereign’ right of the Hungarian government run by the overtly-antisemitic Viktor Orbán to discriminate against women, minorities and migrants – including accommodating and actively promoting antisemitism. The decision was condemned as ‘extremely concerning’ by the Board of Deputies of British Jews, but was met with […]

Jewish Chronicle rows quietly back from claims rabbis’ Corbyn-support letter is fake

On Monday, the SKWAWKBOX published a letter signed by twenty-nine Orthodox rabbis denouncing ‘irresponsible’ claims that Jews are ‘outraged’ toward ‘respected’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn or that Jewish citizens are considering leaving the UK because of him. The rabbis of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations said that they wished to, clarify that we have […]

Video: LBC’s Labour-critic Maajid Nawaz in ‘look like a Jew’ stereotype during show

LBC’s Maajid Nawaz has been one of the most vocal right-wingers in his attempts to paint the Labour Party as antisemitic – often making no attempt to disguise his contempt for the left in the process: But while such accusations against Labour leader and lifelong anti-racism activist Jeremy Corbyn are patent nonsense, Mr Nawaz himself […]

Video: Finkelstein’s damning response to Hodge – full version

Finkelstein: damning Norman Finkelstein was one of many Jewish people to react in outrage to Labour MP Margaret Hodge’s comparison of receiving a disciplinary letter from the Labour Party to the fear felt by Jewish families fleeing the nazis in the 1930s. The SKWAWKBOX yesterday covered his and other comments, but the ‘EL4C’ tweet in […]

2014 Palestinian embassy post confirms: Corbyn there to commemorate 1985 victims

Today, the Labour Party has lodged a formal complaint with IPSO, the body that passes for a regulator for the main press titles, about the ‘MSM’s misrepresentation of Jeremy Corbyn’s 2014 visit to the Hammam Chott Palestinian cemetery in Tunis. The media have wildly skewed the facts, claiming initially that Corbyn laid a wreath at […]

United Nations as well as Thatcher condemned Israel’s Tunis airstrike

The media’s frenetic attempts to construct a smear out of Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to a Tunis cemetery continue grow increasingly desperate, with supposedly respected journalists shaming themselves by publishing naked fake news such as the claim that he laid wreaths or was near the Tunisian graves of those who carried out the Munich attack, when […]

Lansman condemns ‘uncomradely and divisive’ Azim article

Momentum founder Jon Lansman has come out in condemnation of an article by Open Labour’s Owen Smith-supporting Jade Azim, after a fraught twenty-four hours or so in which too many well-known young left-wingers who should have known better had defended Azim and her article, which sought to pit ‘Lansmanites’ against the abusively-termed ‘cranks’, as well […]

Breaking: Tory Muslim peer hammers party chair over Islamophobia hypocrisy

Tory peer Sayeeda Warsi has gone public on Twitter with a scathing put-down of her party Chair Brandon Lewis after he made a self-satisfied comment on the release of the TellMAMA annual report: Warsi’s point is beyond dispute – as is Lewis’ hypocrisy. Just last month, the Tory chair performed a u-turn within the space […]

Enjoyed Danny Dyer’s Cameron-Brexit rant? Here’s the free ringtone (bleeped/unbleeped)

Danny Dyer Danny Dyer achieved cult-hero status in the eyes of many on ITV’s Good Evening Britain last night by expressing a very forthright opinion about the Tories’ confusion on Brexit and former PM David Cameron’s failure to take responsibility for his decision to call Brexit for internal Tory political purposes: Dyer seemed to tap into […]

Exclusive: Thornberry on LFI – “not the only avenue” for dialogue with Israel

Emily Thornberry Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary stood in sharp contrast to the Labour Friends of Israel (LFI) group when she issued an unequivocal condemnation on behalf of the party of the Israeli government’s killing of around sixty unarmed protesters in Gaza earlier this week and the wounding, often maiming, of thousands more. LFI’s original statement – later […]