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Angela Davis will get award after all

Angela Davis will get award after all

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, after rescinding award to Davis allegedly due to Jewish complaints over her BDS support, reverses course.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 27/01/2019 08:06
Mayor partially retracts blame of Jews over Angela Davis

Mayor partially retracts blame of Jews over Angela Davis

Birmingham mayor partially retracts blame of Jews for getting award rescinded from pro-BDS ex-Black Panther. But he still blamed some Jews.Ben Sales, JTA, 13/01/2019 11:03
Birmingham mayor blames Jews after ex-Black Panther denied award

Birmingham mayor blames Jews after ex-Black Panther denied award

Mayor of Birmingham said a civil rights institute withdrew an award for activist Angela Davis due to pressure from the Jewish community.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 08/01/2019 10:42
'Armed Jewish man' threatens Councilwoman

'Armed Jewish man' threatens Councilwoman

Birminham Councilwoman Sheila Tyson filed a complaint with the police after a man threatened to shoot her for her Holocaust remarks.Rachel Kaplan, 20/07/2016 10:54
Alabama councilwoman threatened over Holocaust

Alabama councilwoman threatened over Holocaust

Councilwoman in Birmingham says a gun-wielding Jewish man threatened to harm her for opposing city funding of a Holocaust memorial.JTA, 19/07/2016 06:07
UK Kids' Attraction Slammed for Mini-Auschwitz

UK Kids' Attraction Slammed for Mini-Auschwitz

Bad taste? Wonderful World of Trains and Planes defends death camp display; 'the holocaust couldn't have happened without trains.'Ari Soffer, 23/02/2015 12:53
Pro-Palestinian Thugs Vandalize UK Tesco Store

Pro-Palestinian Thugs Vandalize UK Tesco Store

UK public reacts to incident by calling demonstrators 'idiots' - but only one man is arrested.Tova Dvorin, 17/08/2014 10:41
British Inspector Warns of 'Islamist Plot'

British Inspector Warns of 'Islamist Plot'

Top school inspector in Britain says a culture of "fear and intimidation" exists in some local schools.Elad Benari, 10/06/2014 04:43
UK Schools 'Being Taken Over by Radical Muslims'

UK Schools 'Being Taken Over by Radical Muslims'

Dept. of Education taking 'special measures' after several public schools targeted in organized 'Trojan Horse' takeover by Islamists.Ari Yashar, 24/03/2014 15:50