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UK government announces crackdown on online antisemitism

The UK government has announced a new crackdown on social media companies in a bid to tackle the most subtle forms of antisemitism. The new legislation will force tech companies to remove not only illegal hate speech, but also the more nuanced types of antisemitism that seeps onto the internet.

Man found guilty of carrying out antisemitic attacks in London

A man has been found guilty of carrying out antisemitic attacks on three Jewish people. Abdullah Qureshi travelled to north London and attacked three people over two hours in Stamford Hill.

UK’s communications regulator criticizes BBC reporting of antisemitic attack

The BBC committed “significant editorial failings” in its TV and online reporting of an antisemitic attack on Jewish students travelling on a bus in London, according to an investigation by UK's communications regulator Ofcom.

UK National Union of Students president ousted over antisemitism allegations

The United Kingdom National Union of Students has ousted its president after a long-running independent inquiry into allegations of antisemitism found “significant breaches” of the organisation’s policies.

British opposition leader tells party summit he had to rip antisemitism out

United Kingdom Labour leader Keir Starmer told the party’s annual conference that he’d had “to rip antisemitism out [of the party] by its roots” after assuming leadership, to loud applause from the gathered audience.

National Union of Students President suspended after investigation into ‘anti-Jewish slur’

The president of the British National Union of Students has been suspended for alleged antisemitism. Shaima Dallali was stood down from the role after an investigation was launched into ‘very serious’ allegations.

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