"Left-Wing Antisemitism" Campaign
Over the past years there has been an intensive campaign by pro-Israel groups from inside and outside the left which bordered on blackmail.
Hate campaings were waged against individuals, fotos and videos of left wing activists participating in Anti-War and pro-Palestinian demos were published on websites.
Antifa-Activists were pressured over the Israel issue and forced to split. Pressure on indiviuals working on ngo-style anti-racist projects was building up by publishing internal e-mail of "Israel - left wing antisemitism" dicussions.
All this resulted in activists now thinking twice before joining a Pro-Palestine demo.
As the time of writing IMC Germany is down. This could be due to the different factions "shooting" their many postings over the Israel issue at the same time. There were agressive discussions on indy.de the past 2 days over censorship and Israel. Mods conceded to an online discussion and admitted "technical problems with filters" which had resulted in some form of technical censorship.
Since yesterday postings very critical of Israel could be published without problem. This in turn resulted in the most ferocious online debates between the different factions for years.
There was a violent protest outside the Athens Israel embassy on Monday, the Israely was taken down: