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08/01/2019

AJC Welcomes EU’s Sanctions Against Iran for Terror Plots in Europe

Brussels – 8 January 2018 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomed the EU decision to impose sanctions on a unit of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security and two Iranian nationals after a string of terror plots in Europe.

“For far...

18/12/2018

Anti-Zionism is a Form of Anti-Semitism

Writing in “New Europe,” Michael Sieveking, Deputy Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, urges EU Member States to adopt and fully implement the IHRA Working Definition of anti-Semitism, which includes a provision on anti-Zionism.

06/12/2018

AJC Praises EU Council Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism

Brussels – December 6, 2018 – American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Council of the European Union statement on combating anti-Semitism across Europe. It is the first time the Council’s 28-member states have passed a comprehensive measure aimed at mobilizing to counter...

22/07/2014

AJC Calls on EU Ministers to Convene Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism

July 21, 2014 – Brussels -- AJC calls on the European Union to convene an extraordinary meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers to address the wave of violence against Jews across Europe.

“From Berlin to Paris, from London to Brussels, we...

24/07/2013

EU and Hezbollah: Half a Loaf is Far Better Than No Loaf

By David Harris

Jerusalem Post

The European Union has now designated the “military wing” of Hezbollah as a terrorist...

22/07/2013

AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes the EU's Designation of Hezbollah's Military Wing

22 July 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomed the decision of the European Union at today’s Foreign Affairs Council to list the “military wing” of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

"Today’s decision by EU Foreign...

17/07/2013

Daniel Schwammenthal “Live From…” the European Council in Brussels

EU Foreign Ministers will meet on Monday, July 22, 2013 in the European Council building to discuss whether or not to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation. Speaking from in front of that building just one day before the first anniversary of that horrific attack,...

17/07/2013

AJC Transatlantic Institute Calls for EU Action Against Hezbollah, One Year After Burgas Attack

17 July 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute called on the European Union to finally take punitive measures against the terror group Hezbollah one year after the horrid attack in Burgas, Bulgaria, which killed six and injured 32.

“It...

28/02/2013

Counterpoint: The Burgas Investigation After The Bulgarian Government Collapse

On 20 February 2013, the government of Bulgaria resigned. Having just released the initial findings of the investigation into last summer's terror attack in Burgas, which pointed the finger at Hezbollah, what would the impact be on the report? Would the EU still take action...