July 2015 News Archive

  • Twitter Unveils New Safety Centre

    21 Jul 2015 by CST

    Twitter has unveiled a new Safety Centre for users to learn about security both on Twitter and in the offline world. The platform has seen an increase of 500% in reports of violations to Twitter policy since changing the way users report harassment, whilst CST saw an increase of 118% in the number of antisemitic incidents reported in 2014.

  • Joshua Bonehill-Paine Refused Bail on Incitement to Racial Hatred Charges

    14 Jul 2015 by CST

    Joshua Bonehill-Paine, who was charged with publishing or distributing material in order to incite racial hatred, was denied bail at Southwark Crown Court yesterday. The material in question is allegedly antisemitic and was reported to the Police by CST. Bonehill-Paine claimed  to be one of the organisers of the far right demonstration originally intended to be held in Golders Green on July 4 th .  

  • Raid on French Group Reveals Jewish Supermarket Target

    13 Jul 2015 by CST

    A court in Paris has handed down a sentence of nine years to leader of ‘Horseman of Pride’, Mohammed Achamlane, after he was convicted for “criminal conspiracy related to a terrorist enterprise”.  

  • U.S Congressional Committee Cites CST on Jewish Community Safety

    10 Jul 2015 by CST

    On the 9th July, the U.S Congress Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe introduced a resolution for decisive action to be taken to support and develop security for Jewish community groups across Europe. The resolution aims to tackle crisis “preparedness, prevention, mitigation, and response” for any antisemitic attacks which may occur.

  • CST Government and International Affairs Director trains European police experts

    9 Jul 2015 by CST

    Mike Whine was a trainer at the first week long seminar on hate crime organised by the European Police College in July.

  • Conference for Hate Crime Officers Hosted by CST

    2 Jul 2015 by CST

    This morning CST hosted an awareness conference for over 40 hate crime officers from the Metropolitan Police Service and other constabularies, as well as Police and Crime Commissioner, local authority and several Government departments’ Hate Crime specialists.