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French Jewish Capt. Alfred Dreyfus. Source: Screenshot.

BBC changes label calling French army captain Dreyfus ‘notorious Jewish spy’

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The BBC changed the description of a new French period crime drama that identified Alfred Dreyfus, an army captain falsely convicted of treason, as a “notorious Jewish spy.” The broadcaster edited the written synopsis of the BBC Four program...
The headquarters of the BBC, or British Broadcasting Corporation, on Portland Place in London. Credit: Willy Barton/Shutterstock.

BBC deletes ‘unbalanced and partisan’ videos about Israel, Palestinians from its website

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The BBC has removed a series of controversial videos about Israel and the Palestinians from its website following a complaint from the group UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), the pro-Israel group said on Monday. UKLFI described the BBC Education...
The headquarters of the BBC, or British Broadcasting Corporation, on Portland Place in London. Credit: Willy Barton/Shutterstock.

Petition demands apology from BBC for debate on Jews as ‘ethnic minority’

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Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition demanding that the BBC apologize for airing a panel discussion on Monday about whether or not Jews are an “ethnic minority.” The Campaign Against Antisemitism launched the petition, saying, “There...
Following a March 20, 2017 decision by an Amman court to reject a U.S. request for her extradition, Palestinian-Jordanian Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi gave an interview on March 22, 2017 to the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood mouthpiece Al-Sabil. (MEMRI)

Father of murdered daughter condemns BBC for giving platform to Ahlam Tamimi

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Arnold Roth, whose 15-year-old daughter, Malki, was among 15 people killed and more than 130 wounded by terrorist Ahlam Tamimi in a 2001 bombing attack at a Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem, condemned the BBC...
Googleplex Headquarters, San Jose, Calif. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Google, Amazon, Wish remove white-supremacist items from platforms

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Google, Amazon and Wish have removed neo-Nazi and white-supremacist products from their platforms following an investigation by the BBC. Despite the prohibition of such items on those sites, the BBC found that they were available for...
Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog speaks during the Public Forum Conference on Nov. 15, 2018. Credit: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Jewish Agency calls for investigation into UK Labour Party over anti-Semitism row

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The Jewish Agency for Israel is calling on an investigation into the United Kingdom’s Labour Party following a recent BBC investigation that exposed the depth of anti-Semitism within its ranks. Isaac Herzog, chairman of the...
Lisbon Deputy Mayor Duarte Cordeiro hands Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai (left) the official Eurovision key chain at the City Exchange Ceremony for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Tel Aviv in mid-May, Jan. 28, 2019. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Israel gets ‘key’ to Eurovision, BBC rejects calls to boycott

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At a ceremony in Tel Aviv on Monday, Israel officially received the “keys” to the Eurovision Song competition for 2019. The “insignia handover,” symbolized with the passing of a large decorated key chain, took place...
BBC Studios. Photo: ©Stacey Harris.

BBC refuses to cover deadly terror attacks in Israel

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The Israel Security Agency’s report on terror attacks (Hebrew) during September 2018 shows that throughout the month a total of 204 incidents took place: 70 in Judea and Samaria, 10 in Jerusalem and 124 in the...

BBC presenter steps down over anti-Semitic comments

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A BBC radio personality is stepping down from his show after making offensive and seemingly anti-Semitic comments during a show earlier this year. Reggie Yates announced Tuesday he is stepping down from hosting special editions...

Jews and Muslims complain over reference to Holocaust in BBC online article

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The BBC has removed a line from an online story on its news website which had caused offence to both Muslims and Jews. Earlier today, the Board of Deputies issued a joint statement together with Fiyaz Mughal,...