Items filtered by date: November 2015

Minos Moises of the Jewish Community of Athens has responded the editorial by Papachristos that backed the publication of the antisemitic cartoon of Varufakis in his paper TA NEA.

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The Evening Standard, free press newspaper distributed in London area, in two occasions has been quick in labelling as antisemitic an act of vandalism that appears not to be such and has used inaccurate information about the vandalised statue.

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Eleftheri Ora, a Greek far right-wing newspaper distributed on a national level has been violating basic rules of journalism ethics by spreading frightful hate speech and antisemitic slanders.

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This cartoon, by the political cartoonist Ruben Oppenheimer, has been made to respond to the ‘Hitler was Right’ poster plastered on the Birmingham University campus two weeks ago.

Published in Cartoons
Friday, 13 November 2015 14:36

Ousted Troll(s) of the Month – October

Eight people face one-year suspended prison term after the Pest Central District Court found them guilty of defamation via Facebook against Shlomo Koves, rabbi of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation.

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We must avoid using Holocaust commemorations solely to consign Judeophobia to an eternal yesterday. We must recall the Holocaust in order to warn the world about similar and ongoing antisemitism in our world today.

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Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:16

Hungarian Academy of Arts

Hungarian cartoonist Gábor Pápai reacted to an antisemitic incident at the Hungarian Academy of Arts, where civil rights activist Márton Gulyás protested against a new bill and was removed from the stage.

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Windows 1938 2015

On the 9th of November, the International Day against Fasicsm and Antisemtism, we want to remember the Kristallnacht (also known as "Night of Broken Glass").

In the night between the 9th and the 10th of November 1938 a wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms took place throughtout Germany, annexed Austria, and in areas of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia recently occupied by German troops.

Antisemitism, however, did not stop with World War II.

It is still alive today.

This cartoon has been drawn for Get The Trolls Out! by the political cartoonist and author Polyp

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From the Merchant of Venice caricature of the former Greek minister Varufakis to the commemoration of the fascist president Gyula Gömbös by a member of the Jobbik party in Hungary, these October highlights are an overview of the most significative results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Greece, Hungary, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

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We have published an official complaint that was sent by our Greek partner Symbiosis to the Journalists' Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers, on behalf of Get the Trolls Out!. The letter responds to headlines and articles reproducing antisemitic false myths and mixing them with other forms of racism such as Islamophobia. This clearly violates the Ethical Principles of Journalism, and therefore the reason for us to write to the Ethics Supervisory Body of the Journalist's Union. 

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