‘No brainpower’: Chelsea hit out at own fans for anti-Semitic chants at Europa League game

Chelsea football club have condemned a section of their own fans after they were heard making anti-Semitic chants during the team’s trip to Hungary to face MOL Vidi in the Europa League. A small group among the estimated 1,200 Chelsea fans at the Groupama Arena in Budapest were reportedly heard chanting “Barcelona, Real Madrid, Tottenham […]

‘No brainpower’: Chelsea hit out at own fans for anti-Semitic chants at Europa League game

Chelsea football club have condemned a section of their own fans after they were heard making anti-Semitic chants during the team’s trip to Hungary to face MOL Vidi in the Europa League. A small group among the estimated 1,200 Chelsea fans at the Groupama Arena in Budapest were reportedly heard chanting “Barcelona, Real Madrid, Tottenham […]

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic chants during Europa League clash – statement released

The events came on the back of Saturday’s incident at Stamford Bridge which saw England star Raheem Sterling abused during the 2-0 win. Four fans were identified and suspended by the Blues who are likely to slap similar punishments on fans found guilty of any wrongdoing in Budapest. Chelsea and the Metropolitan Police opened investigations […]

Police launch probe into allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within Labour Party

A criminal investigation has been launched into allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within the Labour Party, the Metropolitan police have confirmed after receiving a complaint in September. Cressida Dick, the Met Police chief, has told the BBC officers are now examining online material because it appears “there may have been a crime committed.” The Guardian reports […]

At least 11 people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue while shouting anti-Semitic slurs

Gene J. Puskar/AP At least 11 people have been confirmed dead and six more are injured after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning. Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said Saturday afternoon no children were killed or injured in the attack, which occurred during a baby-naming ceremony. Officials confirmed a suspect […]

‘Trump controlled by Jews’ & other anti-Semitic conspiracies of synagogue shooter

The gunman behind the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Robert Bowers, was active and outspoken on social media, publishing bizarre posts in which he slammed Jews, diversity, and Donald Trump. Moments before entering the synagogue on Saturday morning, the 46-year-old wrote on the social network Gab that he was “going in,” stating that he couldn’t “sit by […]

‘Incompetent, anti-Semitic, terrorist-sympathizing spy’ – What will Corbyn be accused of tomorrow?

As Jeremy Corbyn met members of a Jewish group in London, he must have looked forward to putting anti-Semitism allegations behind him. Unfortunately for the Labour leader, it turns out he met the wrong kind of Jew. The evidence against Corbyn is, as ever, ‘damning,’ in the non-damning sense of the word. He attended a […]

Jeremy Corbyn ally resigns Labour post over antisemitic Facebook message, and is replaced by comedian Eddie Izzard

Amazon Christine Shawcroft resigned from the Labour party’s NEC after she briefly supported a council candidate who had made anti-semitic remarks on Facebook. She will be replaced on the NEC by Eddie Izzard, the comedian. One of Labour’s biggest party donors, who has given £1.5 million to the cause over the years, has resigned in […]

Anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers land Lazio football club with €50k fine

Italian football club Lazio has been hit with a €50,000 fine after supporters placed anti-Semitic stickers of Jewish Holocaust victim Anne Frank around their shared stadium. Fans of the Serie A club have avoided a stadium ban for the incident on October 22, which saw a cluster of supporters post up stickers of Anne Frank […]

French PM ‘not afraid’ of 1930s anti-semitic essays publication amid outcry

The French Prime Minister says the planned publication of anti-Semitic essays by revered author Louis-Ferdinand Celine should go ahead, but be accompanied by critical commentary. Edouard Philippe weighed in on the debate Sunday, amid heated opposition to the publication of the pamphlets by the French Jewish community. Three 1930s texts by Celine are set to […]