Board of Deputies announces public meeting on the threat of the far-right
11 October 2019
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In the aftermath of yesterday’s appalling far-right attack in Halle, the Board of Deputies of British Jews has announced a public meeting at the House of Commons on the rising threat of the far-right, with a panel featuring former far-right activist Matthew Collins, who now works for HOPE not Hate.

Also appearing on the panel will be Dr Omar Khan – Director, Runnymede Trust; Anna Soubry MP – Leader of The Independent Group for Change; Amanda Bowman – Vice President, Board of Deputies of British Jews and  a representative from the  Community Security Trust.

Amanda Bowman, who will chair the meeting, said: “The past few years have seen far-right terrorist attacks – particularly on Jews and Muslims, not only in the UK but also in Germany, New Zealand, Norway and the USA. We’ve also seen the worrying re-emergence of far-right political parties and rhetoric. This cannot go unchallenged, and fighting this lethal hate must be an urgent priority for the Jewish community.”


Event details:

HATE ON THE MARCH: How should the Jewish community respond to the rise of the far right?

Thursday 12 December, 2019

7pm, Committee Room 14, House of Commons