National & Political Hate
The far-right British National Party (BNP) website currently attracts more visitors than any other UK-based political party, according to figures from Alexa. This has been the trend since late 2008. The website’s sustainable popularity has occurred despite the BNP holding no seats in the UK House of Commons. BNP does, however, hold two seats in the European Parliament.
Increased anti-Semitism in the city of Malmo has been causing Jews to leave Sweden's third most populous city.
Egyptian culture minister Farouk Hosny, who recently lost a bid to become the next head of UNESCO, has blamed a Jewish conspiracy “cooked up in New York” for his defeat.
A group of Jews have been smuggled out of Yemen by the United States, after rising anti-Semitism put one of the world's oldest Jewish communities in grave danger.
The rise of the "New Anti-Semitism" in recent years has seen hate groups using political criticism of Israeli policies as a cover for anti-Semitic activities and propaganda. In this context, attacks on Jews throughout the world have also been framed as a form of reprisal against the demonized Jewish state. The rationale, as always, is that all Jews represent a hidden collective, disloyal to their countries of residence and directly linked to Israel.
Ukranian presidential candidate Arseniy Petrovych Yatsenyuk faces a difficult smear campaign as opponents accuse him of being Jewish, an accusation that they apparently believe carries significant weight in judging his fitness for public office.
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