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UK Labour Revokes Electronic Intifada Press Credentials — Asa Winstanley on Sputnik’s “By Any Means Necessary”

Listen to “UK Labour Revokes Electronic Intifada Press Credentials” on Spreaker.

I spoke to Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon on their radio show about the Labour Party’s undemocratic revocation of my press pass to their annual conference.

You can read more on the background in these two pieces by my editor Ali Abunimah.

See also coverage by the Morning Star and The Canary.

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BBC attempts to paint Corbyn as anti-Semite — Asa Winstanley on Sputnik’s “By Any Means Necessary”

Listen to “R. Kelly and Alex Acosta Go For a Walk…” on Spreaker.

I was invited back on Sean Blackmon and Eugene Puryear’s excellent radio show in the US to talk about Panorama’s controversial programme “Is Labour Anti-Semitic”.

You can listen in the player above.

You can also read my articles on the subject here and here.

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Israel Directs ‘Sophisticated Campaign’ of Anti-BDS Astroturfing via Shady Front Group — Asa Winstanley on Sputnik’s “By Any Means Necessary”

Listen to “Inside Israel’s Astroturfed Battalion of Million-Dollar Trolls” on Spreaker.

I was very happy to be asked by Sean Blackmon and Eugene Puryear to speak on their wonderful Sputnik radio show, By Any Means Necessary.

You can listen in the player above, and read Sputnik’s story on the show here.

Here are the links to my two recent investigative features on Act.IL, Israel’s million-dollar troll army, which we discussed on the show.

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“It’s part of a pattern of how the state of Israel operates” — Asa Winstanley talks to Al Jazeera Arabic about The Archimedes Group and Israeli election subversion on Facebook

I appeared on Al Jazeera Arabic and talked to them about The Archimedes Group, the latest Israeli private enterprise busted for online fakery and election subversion. Facebook removed many of their accounts but, as I told Al Jazeera, has refused to take action against other Israeli-linked groups creating misleading and fake pages on Facebook, such as The Israel Project. (You can read more about The Archimedes Group in my colleague Ali Abunimah’s report on The Electronic Intifada.)

We also discussed the NSO Group, another Israeli spy firm, which hacks the phones of (among many others) Saudi dissidents and human rights activists — most recently via WhatsApp, which has now fixed the vulnerability.

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“A campaign by racists to smear anti-racists as racist” — I talk to The Real News about “Labour anti-Semitism”

“Asa Winstanley discusses the coordinated incitement campaign against critical voices in the UK. On the same day that the Israeli lobby attacked Congresswoman Ilhan Omar in the U.S, British right-wing activists launched an attack on Human Rights Watch, and later on Jeremy Corbyn.”

Click here to read the full transcript of my interview.

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Censored Al Jazeera film exposes anonymous Israeli blacklist — I talk to The Real News

I spoke to Aaron Mate of The Real News about our exclusive release of clips from The Lobby — USA, Al Jazeera’s censored film about groups in the US close to the Israeli government and how they are spying on US citizens.

Watch above, or read the transcript here.

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Independent media for Palestine — my talk in Brighton

This is the video of a talk that Brighton Palestine Solidarity Campaign invited me to give at their annual AGM in June.

In in I talk about: the role of independent media within the Palestine solidarity movement, specifically The Electronic Intifada; and about Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs and its covert war against BDS, the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

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