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Denmark halts aid to Palestinian NGO over terror ties

Danish Foreign Ministry decides to stop funding for 14 Palestinian organizations in the wake of an internal investigation that found these groups used the money to promote terrorism and the boycott against Israel. By – Itamar Eichner    Denmark’s Foreign Ministry announced on Friday that it was halting financial aid to several Palestinian NGOs over ties with terror groups. In addition, ...

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German University students declare BDS anti-Semitic

BERLIN – Students at one of the world’s oldest universities – Leipzig University in the German state of Saxony – passed a resolution this month opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement because it is anti-Semitic. According to the resolution, the student council voted “to condemn the anti-Semitic BDS campaign,” and is “against anti-Semitic measures such as disinviting Israeli academics.” ...

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Austria warns it will LEAVE EU if Turkey wins controversial Brussels bid

Far-right party leader Norbert Hofer said Turkey joining the bloc could be the game changer that forces Austrians to call for an EU referendum in a bid to break away. He said: “I believe that people are able to learn, that political structures are able to develop, and that Austria will contribute to making Europe better. “There is one exception, ...

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BDS activists in France convicted of Holocaust denial

From Liberation (France), translated by Antisemitism-Europe: Two BDS activists were convicted by a Montpellier court of incitement and Holocaust denial and fined 3000 euro. They will also have to pay a very symbolic one euro in damages to each of the civil parties that joined the case: LDH (League of Human Rights), LICRA (International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism ), ...

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UK Justice Minister: BDS is a Crime Worse than Apartheid

The British Justice Minister on Monday railed against the BDS movement, calling it the new manifestation of an old hatred that he said “all of us would have thought would have vanished from this earth forever, after the unique crime of the Holocaust.” Addressing the third annualAlgemeiner “Jewish 100 Gala” in New York, UK Secretary of State for Justice Michael ...

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