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Amnesty International and BDS – antisemitic and terror-supporting

A while back I blogged about Airbnb boycotting Jewish-owned holiday homes in Judea and Samaria. We were all infuriated at this anti-Jewish bias, but then found ourselves different outlets to organize our holidays. One excellent site is TripAdvisor. We should … Continue reading

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The Unholy Trinity: BBC, UN and Amnesty

Any reader of mine will have noticed by now the number of times I’ve mentioned the anti-Israelism and even antisemitism which motivate and inform the work of many international media outlets, numerous NGOs and of course the UN. This week, … Continue reading

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Amnesty, UNRWA, Israel Apartheid Week – and #BDSFails

Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) (or is that a month? Maybe it should be a permanent item on the calendar, just like at the UN)  is always the pretext for a slew of anti-Israel reports and events by the usual suspects. … Continue reading

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Latest anti-Israel BDS antics

None of the actions mentioned in this post will be much of a surprise to those of you who follow the antics of the BDS anti-Israel brigade,   but I thought it worth listing some of the most recent events … Continue reading

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Amnesty accuses the UN. Pot, meet kettle

In an Orwellian statement worthy of any of the great satirists, Amnesty International has accused the UN Security Council of being “no longer fit for purpose”. The world body had failed in its basic duty after Russia and China blocked … Continue reading

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How Anti-Zionism is equivalent to anti-Semitism

Several recent articles that I came across addressed similar issues within an overriding theme: how the “new” politically correct anti-Zionism (or anti-Israelism if you wish) is simply the old-fashioned anti-Semitism in disguise. First amongst these articles, in the Jewish Daily … Continue reading

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