All posts tagged Anti-Defamation Commission

Calls to ban controversial singer

THERE are calls for a US singer who once gave a Nazi salute and shouted “white power” to be banned from performing in Australia.

Why I campaigned to ban David Icke

This righteous decision communicates the message that Australia stands for better, that it will continue to be a safe haven for us all, and that the likes of David Icke are not welcome here.

‘A sad indictment’

One of the reasons that 14-year-old Josh’s family immigrated from the UK to Australia a few years ago was because of the increasing threat of antisemitism. “He couldn’t walk around

Disqualified!

THE International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.

‘We mourn alongside her family and friends’

AIIA Maasarwe came to Melbourne to study as an exchange student at La Trobe University. But on Monday evening, her father Saeed helped to carry her coffin at the Albanian Islamic centre and mosque in Dandenong.

Game shame

AUSTRALIAN games retailers are being urged to follow the example of Games World in Chadstone, which has ceased selling the game Secret Hitler following complaints filed to the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC). 

‘Confine these views to the dustbin of history’

JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.

Oz remembered

ISRAEL and world Jewry have "lost a giant" with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.

‘A kick in the stomach of victims’

AN auction of Nazi memorabilia went ahead last weekend despite publicly aired concerns from the Jewish community.

Nazi items used in high school class

VICTORIA’S Department of Education is investigating how Nazi memorabilia was allowed to be used by a staff member during a class at a high school on the Mornington Peninsula.