February 10, 2015
by Dominic Yobbi
British lawmakers stated in a report on Monday that the country needs to take action against a rise in anti-Semitism throughout the country. The All-Party Parliamentary found in particular that there has been a growth of "cyber hate" on various social media websites against the Jewish people. Last ...[read more]
January 22, 2015
by Alison Sacriponte
The UN General Assembly is holding a daylong informal meeting Thursday devoted to anti-Semitism in response to a global increase in violence against Jews. The meeting was requested by 37 countries in a letter to the General Assembly president in October. The meeting will include a keynote address ...[read more]
January 14, 2015
by Peter Snyder
French police have arrested 54 people for verbally supporting or threatening terrorist acts in the wake of the terrorist attacks at the offices of French humor magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. The French Justice Ministry has called on prosecutors to crack down on hate speech, anti- ...[read more]
April 11, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
A German court in Nuremberg on Friday rejected the appeal of bishop Richard Williamson, who was convicted of denying the Holocaust during a TV interview, finding him €1,800. The conviction stemmed from an interview to Swedish TV channel SVT1, broadcast in January 2009, in which Williamson ...[read more]
February 6, 2013
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Félix Tréguer, Policy and Legal Analyst at La Quadrature du Net says that waging a "judicial guerilla war" in France on "hateful" Internet content unduly stifles free speech...The ghost of Yahoo v. LICRA has come back to haunt us. In 2000, after a criminal lawsuit ...[read more]
February 25, 2010
by Jonathan Cohen
Incidents of anti-Semitism in Canada have risen 11.4 percent since 2008, according to a Wednesday report by B'nai Brith Canada. The group found that there were 1,264 incidents of anti-Semitic harassment, violence, and vandalism in Canada during 2009. It also said that anti-Semitic incidents ...[read more]
January 13, 2010
by JURIST Staff
On January 13, 1898, the French journalist and novelist Emile Zola published an open letter entitled J'accuse in defense of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army who had been dubiously convicted of spying. Learn more about the Dreyfus Affair. Sentenced to prison for ...[read more]
December 22, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On December 22, 1894, Jewish French army officer Alfred Dreyfus was convicted of treason in a court-martial trial that prompted worldwide allegations of anti-Semitism. Dreyfus was later cleared. Learn more about the case of Alfred Dreyfus and read an English translation of the famous public letter ...[read more]
November 9, 2009
by JURIST Staff
November 9 is the International Day Against Fascism and Anti-Semitism .On November 9, 1924, American gay activist Henry Gerber and several associates formed the Society for Human Rights, the first gay rights organization in the United States. The Society received a charter from the State of ...[read more]
March 2, 2009
by Matt Glenn
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) said in a report released Monday that incidents of anti-Semitism have increased in the EU since December 2008 after declining in 2007 and 2008. The report found an increase in anti-Semitic activity between 2001 and 2002, between 2003 and 2004 and agai... ...[read more]

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