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Posted on Jan 7, 2013

Aharon Cohen – Neturei Karta

Aharon Cohen – Neturei Karta

In March 2007, Ahron Cohen, leader of the extremist Jewish sect Neturei Karta, spoke at the University of York, on behalf of Amnesty International and the York Palestine Solidarity Campaign [1]. His visit appalled Jewish students and Jewish rabbis in the region. Ahron Cohen had stated, a year before, that the Holocaust dead “deserved it”[2]. Similarly, Cohen was present at Iran’s Holocaust Denial conference in 2006 – paid for by the Iranian foreign ministry – and was warmly greeted by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian President and infamous supporter of terrorism. One fellow speaker at Iran’s conference included David Duke, former “imperial wizard” of the white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan.[3]

 

In June 2012, Aharon Cohen addressed a group at St George’s Tavern in London, according to anti-facist organisation Searchlight’s investigation. The group, led by ex-National Front member Troy Southgate, declares itself “opposed to liberalism, democracy and egalitarianism.”

Holocaust denier Lady Michele Renouf, a champion of David Irving, was one of the 30 attendees.

The “New Right” is a neo-nazi organisation, run by a former National Front activist, Troy Southgate. It is the successor organisation to his “National Revolutionary Faction”, which Southgate describes as:

…a hardline revolutionary organisation based on an underground cell-structure similar to that used by both the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and the IRA…[…]

 

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