Following initiative by Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister, and pro-Israeli organizations, two German courts of appeal canceled Odeh’s visa and demanded she immediately leave the country so she can not further disseminate her anti-Israeli political propaganda.
By Mordechai Sones
German authorities decided to expel terrorist Rasmea Yousef Odeh from the country following Israeli diplomatic activity. Two weeks ago, following pressure by Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan, the Israeli Embassy in Berlin, and Jewish organizations in Germany, the terrorist and BDS activist’s boycott event in Berlin was cancelled.
Strategic Affairs Minister and Israel’s Public Security Minister גלעד ארדן Gilad Erdan -Photo: Facebook
At the same time, Germany canceled Odeh’s visa and demanded she leave the country. Continue Reading »
Germany rejected a plea for clemency from the former Auschwitz guard, Oskar Groening, requiring him to begin his jail sentence for his participation in the death of 300,000 Hungarian Jews.
A plea for clemency filed by a 96-year-old former Auschwitz guard ordered by Germany’s highest court to serve his prison sentence for his role in the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews has been denied.
Left: Oskar Groening as a young man in an SS uniform in an undated photo; right: Groening in the dock of the court in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. – AP
German media reported that prosecutors said Wednesday that the clemency plea filed by Oskar Groening was rejected, Reuters reported. Continue Reading »
The Israeli man’s appeal argues that the Frankfurt district court’s controversial ruling facilitated “anti-Semitic discrimination to be imported into [Germany] and helped whitewash and sanitize it…We cannot allow our laws to be subverted by the state-sponsored racism.”
By Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff
An Israeli man appealed on Monday against a German court’s ruling upholding Kuwait Airways’ right to ban him from boarding a flight due to his citizenship, a legal decision that triggered sharp criticism from German officials and Jewish groups.
The appeal argues that the ruling accepted a racist Kuwaiti law and allowed the airline to override German laws requiring that airlines transport any passenger with valid travel documents, according to the Lawfare Project, which filed the appeal. Continue Reading »
The Berlin court ruled Abu Bilal Ismail was guilty of incitement to hatred by preaching Jews are “criminals who kill prophets & children,” and that “Allah should kill Jews.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
A German criminal court has fined Danish imam Sheikh Abu Bilal Ismail for incitement to hatred after convicting him of calling at a Berlin mosque for the extermination of Jews during Israel’s Operation Protective Edge.
A SCENE from Berlin, with the Oberbaum Bridge in the foreground. – Photo: REUTERS
The Jerusalem Post obtained a copy of the 16-page court verdict on Tuesday.
It said that Ismail had been fined €1,300 for delivering a fiery anti-Western and anti-Jewish sermon in July 2014 in which he said it was necessary to “destroy the Zionist Jews…,” and to “count them and kill them to the very last one. Continue Reading »