Sunday, March 15, 2020

UK: Oxfam stops selling antisemitic books

Via Algemeiner:
A screenshot of the Oxfam webpage where antisemitic books were being sold. Photo: Screenshot.
Oxfam — a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations that focuses on the alleviation of global poverty — removed antisemitic books from sale on its website after an Israeli diplomat drew attention to the matter on Friday, The Telegraph reported [Oxfam removes antisemitic books from sale after Israel's UK ambassador tweets condemnation].

Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev tweeted a screenshot of the Oxfam website with the caption, “Why is @OxfamGB selling antisemitic literature?”

The image showed books available for sale including the “Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion,” which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has described as “a classic in paranoid, racist literature.”
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