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A change in tone in European politics is leading to the normalisation of antisemitism on the continent according to analyst James Kirchick, who has spent time researching European politics.
The antisemitism crisis in the UK Labour Party has escalated again, after a respected BBC current affairs show revealed that there was a backlog of 1000 antisemitism allegations waiting to be dealt with, while the Labour leader’s office has allegedly obstructed those in the party responsible for investigating antisemitism.
While the British media is currently focussed on the leadership battles in the Conservative Party following the departure of Theresa May, this festering sore of untreated antisemitism is seriously impacting the credibility of a party that seems on track to take government at the next general election.
The events of the past two weeks make it clear that the antisemitism crisis is likely to continue to tear the British Labour party apart until it is adequately addressed.
Following the UK government's decision to ban Hezbollah in its entirety, AIJAC urges Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs to take a close look at Britain’s announcement and urgently review Australia’s own terrorism listing for Hezbollah.