Monthly Archives: July 2017

“A chilling spectre at the table of justice”

From the introduction to Deborah Lipstadt’s book “History on Trial”:   ‘[Following Deborah Lipstadt’s victory in the libel trial brought against her by David Irving,] most commentary in Britain was enthusiastic. But two professional historians dissented. Donald Cameron Watt wrote … Continue reading

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Update

Update In the comments, “MehtaKultur” draws attention to a note produced by David Blunkett in the 2004 case of R v Kalayci, which claimed that the “wings” distinction was based on the UK government’s dealings with the IRA. Whilst the … Continue reading

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Closing the loophole: time to clip Hizballah’s “wings”

This is a guest post by James Mendelsohn On 18 June, just 15 days after the terror attacks in central London, the flag of Hizballah was paraded through central London at the annual Al-Quds Day March, without police intervention. This … Continue reading

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