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Proposed UK Holocaust memorial likely to be rejected following complaints
August 9, 2019
Holocaust Educational Trust said the memorial is “wholly appropriate” at a time of rising anti-Semitism across Europe • Westminster Council’s rejection of the proposed memorial would be “a calamitous decision that would bring deep international shame on them.”
US sanctions three Hezbollah officials for ‘malign agenda’
July 9, 2019
Amin Sherri and Muhammad Hasan Ra’d are Hezbollah members of the Lebanese Parliament, while Wafiq Safa is a Hezballah “interlocutor to the Lebanese security forces,” according to the Treasury Department.
Canadian political candidate ejected for comparing Israel to Nazi Germany
July 2, 2019
The Canadian elections are scheduled for Oct. 21.
Ocasio-Cortez invited by Polish parliament member to tour concentration camps
June 20, 2019
“I would urge severe caution in attempting to leverage phrases such as ‘concentration camp’ for political ends,” said Dominik Tarczyński, vice president of European Conservatives in the European Council. “It will lead nowhere good.”
In British Parliament, IDF reservists share human-rights abuses by Palestinians
June 13, 2019
They spoke about the terrorism and rampant human-rights abuses by Palestinians that they had witnessed during their service.
Sole Jewish member of Iran parliament calls for Jews to protest Zionism
May 31, 2019
Siamak Moreh Sedgh has been known to be a frequent critic of Israel.
Lebanese parliament speaker makes anti-Semitic joke
May 31, 2019
Nabih Berri made an anti-Semitic remark four days after meeting in Beirut with U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), who is Jewish.
First Orthodox Jew elected to serve in Belgian parliament
May 29, 2019
Former Jewish magazine editor Michael Freilich, 38, says that he will “fight like a real Flemish Lion” for all Flemish people.
Newly elected Finnish MP apologizes for prior biased and bigoted comments
April 29, 2019
The Finnish elections were held on April 14 with the Social Democratic Party of Finland winning the most seats.