Nasir Khan, February 19, 2016
To blame all Jews for the crimes of the Zionist state of Israel is simply wrong and totally absurd. It is absurd in the same way as to blame all Muslims for the crimes of the Taliban, Muslim fanatics and Daesh.
Both anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are deceptive anti-human attitudes that bear extremely dangerous consequences for civilised people everywhere. These should not only be rejected by all but also be fought against by all. Zionists should be exposed for what they stand for and what have been doing in occupied Palestine; they should not be allowed to take shelter behind the smokescreen of ‘anti-Semitism’ that they sucessfully use to cover up their crimes against the occupied people of Palestine.
No Place For Anti-semitism
THE decision by Labour Students to hold an investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism at Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) is welcome.
There is no room for anti-Semitism or any other form of hatred based on ethnicity, colour or religion in the labour movement.
Anti-Semitism has traditionally been encouraged by powerful groups in society to divide working people. It ought to have breathed its last when Germany’s nazi regime was extinguished in 1945, putting an end to the Holocaust — the industrialised extermination of Jews, Gypsies and others designated “subhuman” by the nazis.
But this constantly mutating virus persists not only as the result of centuries of propaganda directed against Jews by some Christian denominations but also because of newer, and nonetheless false, rationales for such hatred.