In France the online newspaper ‘Mediapart’ published an article on 12 April 2018 entitled ‘Vampires do not feed on their own blood’. The vampire in the article refers to Bernard-Henry Lévy, French public intellectual, media personality, and author. The comparison of Bernard-Henry Lévy to a vampire is an old fashioned anti-Semitic stereotype.
This video playlist shows the results of media monitoring undertaken in April 2018 in France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Greece and Hungary as part of the Get The Trolls Out project.
From violent claims of Islam waging war against Christianity in Germany to antisemitic posters and chants in football stadiums, our April highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.
April media monitoring highlight for Hungary. “Outrageous: it was an Arab and not a Jew who was attacked by a Syrian migrant in Berlin”
April media monitoring highlight for Germany. Peter Helmes’ tirade accuses Muslims of “destroying Christianity and our Christian culture” with the “support of their allies”, the Green and Left parties.
April media monitoring highlight for Belgium. During the Beerschot-Antwerp match on 15 April 2018, Beerschot Wilrijk supporters sang antisemitic chants and displayed antisemitic banners.
April media monitoring highlight for France. Interviewed in Hebrew by Army Radio Galatz, Zonabend said that there are “very many, too many” Arabs in the city of Toulouse.
April media monitoring highlight for Belgium. Politician Alain Destexhe claims that the ultra-conservative Islam Party is a small problem compared to the “rampant Islamisation” of the country.
A rise in antisemitism in Germany has been making headlines lately, and we’re giving you a condensed overview of what has been happening.
Belgian Het Laatse Niews website (HLN) has corrected a deceitful article, after the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS) sent them a complaint letter.