BBC and Jewish group ranked with Iran and Hamas on 2021 anti-Semitism top ten list
This year’s global anti-Semitism list published annually by the anti-Palestinian group, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre (SWC), has several surprising inclusions. The BBC, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), social media giants Facebook and TikTok, have been ranked inside the top ten, alongside Iran and Hamas.
Predictably, Iran tops the list. “There is no greater existential threat to the Jewish people than the growing nuclear threat from the anti-Semitic, Holocaust-denying, terrorist-sponsoring, human rights-abusing Iranian regime,” wrote the SWC about the Islamic Republic.
This year’s eyebrow-raising list will fuel further questions over the adoption of the highly controversial International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. Jewish groups have recently said that the “seriously flawed” definition of anti-Semitism must be dropped.