Footage that emerged on social media last Thursday night showed West Ham fans harassing a visibly Jewish man by singing an antisemitic chant on a flight to Belgium ahead of the British football team’s Europa League match.
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron launched a public attack on Jeremy Corbyn, the head of the opposition Labour Party, calling on the leftist leader to withdraw his previous comments referring to the terror groups as “friends,” the UK’s Daily Mail reported. Corbyn declined.
Just a day after British Labour Party lawmaker Naz Shah was suspended by the party for saying that Israel should be relocated to the United States as a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Labour on Thursday suspended former London mayor Ken Livingstone—for saying that Hitler was a Zionist.
Top British universities are threatening to break ties with the country’s National Union of Students following its recent election of Malia Bouattia, accused of making anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and terror-sympathizing comments.
Muslims in Britain are more likely than non-Muslims to believe Jews control the media and banks, and many want Sharia law implemented, according to a new poll, part of a Channel 4 documentary called “What British Muslims Really Think” and scheduled to air on Wednesday.
According to a report by British watchdog group Student Rights, there has been more than a 40 percent increase in the number of speakers at London campuses who hold intolerant views, compared to the same period last year.
The UK Department for Education is investigating a private Muslim school in Yorkshire over allegations that it has been teaching radical Islam, including handing out leaflets to students that claim Jews are plotting to take over the world.