November 2010 Blog Archive

  • Al-Shabaab jihad video targets foreign recruits

    26 Nov 2010 by CST

    In the same week that the Guardian discovered Afghan Taliban fighters who spend most of the year in the United Kingdom, while returning to Afghanistan each summer to fight, the Somali al-Shabaab group has released a new recruitment video explicitly targeting foreigners, and specifically English speakers. Al-Shabaab was designated…

  • Morning Star readers: don't abuse the Holocaust

    26 Nov 2010 by CST

    On 22 November, CST Blog discussed a series of letters in the Morning Star newspaper that abused the Holocaust in order to attack Israel. CST's article discussed the content of the letters, the manner in which they had been further debased by the headlines given them by the…

  • Morning Star and Abuse of the Holocaust

    22 Nov 2010 by CST

    Recent posts on CST Blog have included sections and summaries from CST’s recently released report, Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009. (The full pdf can be accessed here. 58 pages, including graphics.) The next section of the report that was due to be shown here, was …

  • CST Discourse Report: Gaza Conflict and UK Antisemitic Discourse

    18 Nov 2010 by CST

    (This is the 4th in a series of sections and summaries from CST’s recently released report, Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009. The full pdf can be accessed here. 58 pages, including graphics. The below pages, 18 and 19, can be accessed here.) The Gaza conflict in December 2008 / January 2009 excited a …

  • CST Discourse Report: Zionism and anti-Zionism

    17 Nov 2010 by CST

    (This is the 3rd in a series of sections and summaries from CST’s recently released report, Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009. The full pdf can be accessed here. 58 pages, including graphics.) Pages 13-16 of the Report explain aspects of Zionism and anti-Zionism relevant to antisemitism. (They can …

  • Ottawa Protocol on Combating Antisemitism

    16 Nov 2010 by CST

    Last week saw the second conference of the Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism, held in Ottawa and attended by parliamentarians and experts from over 50 countries and six continents, including representatives of CST. The conference ended with the adoption of the Ottawa Protocol, reproduced in full below, to build on the…

  • CST Discourse Report: What is Antisemitism?

    15 Nov 2010 by CST

    (This is the 2nd in a series of sections and summaries from CST’s recently released report, Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009. The full pdf can be accessed here. 58 pages, including graphics.) Pages 10, 11 and 12 are entitled What is Antisemitism? Definition, Impact, Historical Background. (They can be accessed here.)  This vast sub…

  • Necmettin Erbakan: Erdogan is a helper of the "Zionist world order"

    15 Nov 2010 by CST

    The involvement of the IHH in the Mavi Marmara on 31st May earlier this year led people to believe that Islamism was a new phenomenon in Turkey. However, the announcement that Necmettin Erbakan, a prominent Turkish politician, will be running again in Turkey’s parliamentary elections next year, at the …

  • A plague on both their houses

    12 Nov 2010 by CST

    This is a cross-post by Nick Lowles of Hope Not Hate. The last paragraph, in particular, sums up CST's position. (left ) Supporters of the Muslims Against Crusades, and (right) the English Defence League in West London yesterday  Two sides of hate faced each other yesterday in West London. As Britain r…

  • CST Discourse Report: Executive Summary

    11 Nov 2010 by CST

    Over the next two weeks, CST blog will include selected sections and summaries from our recently released report, Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009. We hope that this will aid both reading and understanding of the report. (The full pdf can be accessed here. 58 pages, including graphics.) To begin, here is the Exe…

  • Islamism: Not the Only Solution for Global Peace & Unity

    10 Nov 2010 by CST

    Last month, in a post entitled “To Terrorise, Or Not To Terrorise”, CST Blog used the case of Dr Zakir Naik to illustrate some of the confusion around Britain’s anti-Islamist terrorism strategies; and the complexity of the challenges facing those charged with the enormous responsibility of running British counter-terrorism st…

  • Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009

    5 Nov 2010 by CST

    CST's latest report, “Antisemitic Discourse in Britain in 2009”, is published today. This is CST’s third annual report on antisemitic discourse. It is being published now to coincide with the conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism, being held in Ottawa, Canada. (This is the second such international conference, and…

  • Terror threat and Chicago synagogues

    1 Nov 2010 by CST

    The news concerning explosive devices posted in Yemen and addressed to synagogues in Chicago has raised obvious concern about the potential for similar actions here in Britain. This latest threat is yet another example as to why Jewish communities throughout the world have to remain alert to the reality of…

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