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LAAS in the Jewish Chronicle
Comments by Labour chair of ward in Hackney
EXCLUSIVE: Labour official said during Palestine debate that Jews ‘took over… by a series of genocides’ The party is being urged to investigate the comments made by the chair of the Victoria ward CLP in Hackney Euan Philipps, spokesman for Labour…Read more...
Messages reveal antisemitism
Labour members revolt against antisemitism training
Labour members revolt against antisemitism training EXCLUSIVE: Facebook messages reveal antisemitism and conspiracy theories in response to invitation to training sessions However, Labour Against Antisemitism (LAAS) warned that the messages exposed…Read more...
Statement on rise of antisemitism
No expulsion for up to 3/4 of cases
Labour accused of "Letting off antisemitism"
LAAS in the Jewish Chronicle
They cannot guarantee the safety of minority groups
Statement: The failure of Bristol University
Fiona Sharpe, spokesperson for Labour Against Antisemitism said: “The failure of Bristol University to effectively address David Miller’s antisemitic comments continues to place their Jewish students at risk. The group of hard left extremists about…Read more...
Corbyn's shadow darkens Labour
Statement: Starmer's honeymoon period is over
Euan Philipps, spokesperson for Labour Against Antisemitism said: “After the publication of the EHRC report last October, Labour leader Keir Starmer said “those who think there’s no problem with anti-semitism in the Labour Party... should be nowhere…Read more...
“reminiscent of the worst days of the Corbyn leadership”
Statement on Haringey councillors readmission
Haringey Councillors Readmission “reminiscent of the worst days of the Corbyn leadership” “The lifting of the suspensions of two Labour councillors, Noah Tucker and Peston Tabois (and the subsequent re-suspension of Tucker two days later) following…Read more...
LAAS uncover Labour official's charges
Elbit HQ vandal suspect is Labour oﬃcial
Fiona Sharpe, spokesperson for Labour Against Antisemitism (LAAS) said: “The alleged presence and participation by a Labour Party official is sadly unsurprising and if found guilty Anthony Bardos should face immediate expulsion.” https://www.thejc…Read more...
“anti-Zionist action network” target LAAS
Statement on Miller's comments
"endemic culture" of antisemitism in Labour's Newham council grouping
LAAS quoted over Newham council antisemitism
Euan Philipps, spokesperson for Labour Against Antisemitism, called for Cllr Mughal to be suspended. Mr Philipps said: "Councillor Mughal appears to have promoted a series of antisemitic posts via his Facebook account. It is therefore astonishing…Read more...
Two Thirds of Serious Cases Are Allowed to Remain in the Party
Reading the Labour Party Antisemitism Stats
On Thursday 21st January, the Labour Party did something it had failed to do for over a year: it published statistics on the outcomes of cases determined by subpanels of the Labour Party’s Disputes Panel. There has been on ongoing challenge of…Read more...
Statement on Labour's EHRC plan
A wake-up call for our universities
Statement on campus antisemitism report
The CST report ‘Campus Antisemitism in Britain 2018-20’ is a wake-up call for our universities. They must take significant actions to curb the levels of escalating anti-Jewish racism found within their halls and lecture theatres. Much of the type of…Read more...
The moment of truth has arrived
Starmer’s Plan For The EHRC May Define His Leadership
On December 10, 2017, then Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed the Jewish Labour Movement’s Chanukah party and announced to a sceptical room there was “zero tolerance of antisemitism anywhere in the Labour Party”. Three years later to the day, in…Read more...
Euan Philipps and Emma Picken on Jonny Gould’s Jewish State
Jewish Journal use LAAS findings
Antisemitism in the Labour Party: LAAS on Sky News
Statement on Whip Withheld from Corbyn
Withholding of the Whip from Jeremy Corbyn
LAAS Statement on the Continuing Withholding of the Whip from Jeremy Corbyn Fiona Sharpe, spokesperson from Labour Against Antisemitism has said: “The decision to continue to withhold the whip from Jeremy Corbyn is a welcome gesture. However, it must…Read more...
LAAS Statement on Corbyn’s Reinstatement
BBC News on LAAS findings
Huffpost piece on LAAS findings
LAAS press following EHRC report
EHRC report coverage featuring LAAS
EHRC report publication statement
Facebook Crackdown on Hate
On Unite cutting Labour funding
Who is to blame?
LAAS on Starmer's commitment to “root out” antisemitism
LAAS on Ware's damning evidence
Can Jewish Labour members be reassured?
A special message of thanks
LAAS Statement on Twitter walkout
LAAS Statement on the Forde Inquiry
LAAS Spokesperson on KMTV
LAAS mentioned on BBC ONE re: Rebecca Long-Bailey sacking
LAAS Statement on Rebecca Long-Bailey
UPDATE: Rebecca Long Bailey Sacking Labour Against Antisemitism welcomes the sacking of Rebecca Long Bailey by Sir Keir Starmer, a swift and appropriate response and the only course of action. We hope further measures will now be taken to address the…Read more...
Labour Together Report Into 2019 Election
LAAS in the Jewish Chronicle
LAAS campaigner writes for the Jewish Chronicle
"After last weekend’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations, a heart-warming picture emerged on the internet. A kind-faced, suit-clad, elderly white man with a sign saying, ‘Racism is a virus, we are the vaccine’, sat deep in thoughtful conversation with…Read more...
Labour's descent into racism
On Jeremy Corbyn's claims about the EHRC
Jeremy Corbyn’s Comments Regarding the EHRC
BBC quote LAAS
LAAS working with Board of Deputies
Reports provided by LAAS
Serious Examples of Alleged Anti-Jewish Racism
“Serious Examples of Alleged Anti-Jewish Racism” Have Been Provided to Keir Starmer Fiona Sharpe, spokesman for Labour Against Antisemitism, said: “The reports provided by Labour Against Antisemitism to the Board of Deputies, which have now been…Read more...
MPs share platform with antisemites
An inadequate measure
LAAS in the media
Report leak causes distress
Serious Data Breach
Sir Keir Starmer’s Front Bench Picks Leave Unanswered Questions on Antisemitism Commitment
LAAS spokeperson pressures Nick Symonds-Thomas
LAAS on election of Keir Starmer
Keir Starmer elected Party leader
LAAS on Corbyn remarks
‘Misleading’ Remarks on Antisemitism Complaints
Outgoing UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Slammed for ‘Misleading’ Remarks on Antisemitism Complaints “There is no evidence to suggest that Labour’s current disciplinary process for tackling antisemitism is fit for purpose,” said Fiona Sharpe…Read more...
Left wing antisemitism now most common
LAAS feature in UKLFI event
"Labour and antisemitism - where do we go from here?"
A well attended event by UKLFI featuring LAAS and human rights Lawyer Daniel Ornstein took place at JW3. The panel discussion was called "Labour and antisemitism - where do we go from here?"Read more...
Israel blamed for Labour antisemitism
Metropolitan Police have passed five cases of Labour antisemitism to the CPS
The Metropolitan Police’s referral of these cases to the CPS underlines the degree of criminality that anti-Jewish racism in the Labour Party has reached. It is our understanding that four of these individuals were reported to the Labour Party by…Read more...
Labour and national antisemitism figures
Labour accused of bullying
Jeremy Corbyn embracing 'blood libel' preacher
New video footage of Corbyn
LAAS on the BBC, ITV, Mail
Refusal by Labour to Investigate
Spokesman interviewed on Sky News
Statement on Chris Williamson
Group refuses to campaign
LAAS in the Evening Standard and Mail Online
LAAS were quoted in two newspapers: Joe Murphy in the Evening Standard writes The pressure group Labour Against Antisemitism (LAAS) branded the party "unfit to be in Government" because of "endemic" racism against Jewish people. It urged the public…Read more...
LAAS in the Spectator
Why we are here
Suspended activist tries to prevent new rules to deal with antisemites
Antisemitism rules not for Jews
BDS founder invited to speak at conference
Concerns dismissed about Labour antisemitism
'clear antisemitism' overlooked for a year
LAAS spokesman appears on BBC News
Red carpet treatment for Miller
Reported for antisemitism and welcomed at Parliament
Professor David Miller was reported by LAAS to the Labour Party for Antisemitism, after a series of public comments that were felt to be antisemitic according to the IHRA definition. Not only was no action taken, but today he is being hosted in…Read more...