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Woman charged in Berlin for incitement to hatred and violence against the Jewish people

She is accused of spreading propaganda materials of terrorist organisations, incitement to hatred, depiction of violence, and public incitement to commit crimes.

Danish influencer sentenced for posting pro-Hamas video on Snapchat

He was sentenced to four months of suspended imprisonment with the requirement of completing 100 hours of community service.

Bundestag unveils memorial honouring Nova music festival victims

364 civilians were killed and many more wounded by Hamas at the Supernova Sukkot Gathering, an open-air music festival on October 7th, 2023.

Antisemitism in Denmark reaches highest level in the last ten years

"If there are still people who deny that we have a problem with antisemitism in Denamrk, it is because they do not want to acknowledge it" said President of the Jewish Community of Denmak Henri Goldstein.

Families of hostages fly to The Hague in suit against Hamas

Around 100 representatives of family members of the kidnapped flew to the Netherlands to file an official complaint against Hamas and its leadership at the International Criminal Court.

Three guilty of terror offence in the UK for displaying images of paragliders at pro-Palestine march

They displayed the images on 14 October 2023, a week after militants from Hamas used paragliders to enter Israel from Gaza on 7 October.

Paris Prosecutor’s Office opens investigation after a man was stabbed in a suspected antisemitic attack

The victim was walking on the street when someone came up to him and allegedly uttered several antisemitic remarks before stabbing him six times in the back.

Belgian Minister of Justice confirms that Hamas uses non-profit organisations to lobby and raise funds in Belgium

Under the guise of supporting the Palestinian cause, these organisations seek to protect and promote the image of Hamas. 

UK’s Labour disowns candidate who said Israel wanted Oct. 7 as pretext to invade Gaza

Azhar Ali was selected to run for Labour in a special election for the House of Commons seat representing Rochdale, a constituency in northwest England.

A ski resort in Switzerland refuses to rent sleds to Jews

A restaurant at the Pischa ski resort in Davos, Switzerland, banned Jews from renting sleds by posting a message in Hebrew on the front.

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