Covid-19, Antisemitism and Far-right Terrorism Online
On Tuesday 7 July, APPG Against Antisemitism co-chairs Catherine McKinnell MP and Andrew Percy MP hosted a virtual meeting, for members of the APPG Against Antisemitism. The MPs on the call heard from both the Antisemitism Policy Trust and Community Security Trust about how anti-Jewish racism has been developing during the global pandemic, and specific Covid-related antisemitism. The CST presented details of its recent report ‘Hate Fuel’ which exposes far-right extremist activity taking place online, including on British platforms.
MPs and Peers on the call included:
Catherine McKinnell MP, Andrew Percy MP, Rosie Duffield MP, Lord Harris of Haringey, Tony Lloyd MP, Rt Hon Dame Margaret Hodge MP, Lord Stunell, Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Anthony Higginbotham MP, Lord Beecham, Afzal Khan MP, Sir Peter Bottomley MP, Holly Mumby-Croft MP, Nicola Richards MP and Stephen Doughty MP.